1951 Bentley Mark VI James Young Drophead Coupe, 1 of 3 produced!

Price: US $219,900.00 Item location: Saint Ann, Missouri, United States
  • Make: Bentley
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Mark VI James Young Drophead Coupe
  • Year: 1951
  • Mileage: 33,423
  • VIN: 8267DZ
  • Color: Mason Black
  • Engine size: 4257 cc
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
  • Interior color: Caramel
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1951 Bentley Mark VI James Young Drophead Coupe

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Highlights

  • SPECTACULAR NO-EXPENSE-SPARED RESTORATION PERFORMED BY MARQUE SPECIALISTS
  • 1 OF ONLY 3 PRODUCED!
  • GORGEOUS COLOR COMBINATION
  • RARE AND DESIRABLE THREE-POSITION DROPHEAD DESIGNED BY RENOWNED COACHBUILDER JAMES YOUNG
  • DOCUMENTED WITH ITS ORIGINAL FACTORY BUILD SHEETS, CORRESPONDING LETTERS, AND MORE
  • KNOWN OWNERSHIP SINCE NEW
  • DRIVES AND PERFORMS WONDERFULLY
  • TRULY ONE OF THE NICEST EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE MODEL TO BE FOUND ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!
  • TREMENDOUS INVESTMENT POTENTIAL!
  • A COLLECTOR’S DREAM!
  • Bentley would introduce the Mark VI in 1946 and it was the first post-war Rolls-Royce penned model. Power was derived from a newly designed 4.3 litre, straight-6 cylinder engine with an aluminum F-head that was good for 130bhp. Maximum ride comfort was achieved by advanced coil springs up front and semi-elliptic rear springs in back, while Rolls-Royce's state of the art hydraulic, servo assisted braking system allowed the Mark VI to safely return to a full stop quickly and effortlessly.
    Most Mark VI production was centered on standard factory bodywork built in Oxford. The factory cars were sculpted and trimmed with such detail that the finished products stood toe to toe with the best coach built examples. Of all Mark VI production, less than two percent left the factory as just a complete chassis, as coach built examples were available at the discretion of the most affluent clientele.

    Chassis number B267DZ was delivered to James Young Coachbuilders in 1948, at the request of a Leather company executive. It left Young’s Bromley, Kent facility in January 1951, wearing design number C23, a beautiful three position Drophead coupe and carried number LXD 678 for the registration. While 209 Mark VI chassis bore James Young's coachwork, B267DZ is one of only three built in this configuration, meaning that this Mark VI is as rare as it is beautiful.
    The example featured here is finished in stunning Mason Black with a beautiful Caramel interior that is surrounded by magnificent walnut woodwork throughout. It has been under meticulous care and ownership since new. The vehicle’s provenance in Bentley circles is well known as it was photographed for Bernard L. King’s “Bentley Mk. VI” marque reference book, forever tying it to the history of this legendary motor car. It was recently beautifully restored at concours level standards by renowned marque specialists. Accompanying this investment-grade Mark VI are copies of its original factory build sheets and corresponding letters, making this example truly a collector's dream! Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions that you may have. Bid with confidence.
    *Please note that this 1948 Bentley Mark VI Chassis was first registered in 1951 and is titled respectively as a 1951 model* Year: 1951 Make: Bentley Model: Mark VI Drophead Coupe Color: Mason Black VIN: B267DZ Mileage: 33,423 Stock Number: 406430_51_MkVI
    Engine: 4,257CC Inline 6 Transmission: 4-Speed Manual Style: Convertible SHOWROOM PRICE $245,900.00 DISCOUNT $26,000.00 BUY IT NOW PRICE $219,900.00 Click For More Photos Why Buy? Financing Warranty Transportation/Shipping More

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