Lot 116 - 1997 Bentley Brooklands R

Lot 116 - 1997 Bentley Brooklands R

Lot 116 - 1997 Bentley Brooklands R

Lot Number 116
Registration * To be Retained *
Chassis Number SCB2E2OC4WCH66051
Engine Number 88569L410MTTV
Odometer reading 62,261 miles
Estimate £13,000 - £15,000
Result Sold - £14,840

The Bentley Brooklands was introduced in 1992 as a replacement for the Bentley Mulsanne and Bentley Eight models. It was intended as a slightly cheaper alternative to the Bentley Turbo R featuring the same styling, underpinnings of the Rolls-Royce 6.75 litre, V8 engine but without the more powerful model's turbocharger. The Brooklands continued Bentley's design theme which was also used on contemporary Rolls-Royce vehicles throughout the 1980's and early 1990's. The exterior design featured the classic Bentley grill as well as dual headlights with wrap-around parking lights. As with many Bentley and Rolls-Royce vehicles, the Brooklands also featured the trademark descending boot lid and chrome B-pillars. The interior remained relatively unchanged from previous Bentley models but with a more curvaceous design element surrounding the leather-wrapped centre console. In 1998, there also was a Brooklands R derivative available with suspension upgrades borrowed from Turbo R model, a light-pressure turbo and badged as a 'Brooklands R'

Finished in Brooklands Green with parchment leather trim piped in green, this low mileage example is in excellent condition throughout. The luxurious specification makes this a car that offers exceptional value for money, given the cost when new. Supplied with a V5 registration document, current MoT test certificate and a service history, this Bentley Brooklands offers the new owner an opportunity for enjoyable, prestigious motoring but, importantly rare, as just 79 examples globally were produced.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Buyers are advised to inspect the car in person or use a professional to carry out this service.

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