Lot 168 - 2009 Bentley Brooklands Coupé
|Odometer reading||43,045 miles|
|Estimate||£82,000 - £90,000|
|Result||Sold - £80,000|
The Bentley Brooklands Coupé is a coupé version of the Bentley Arnage. As a hand-assembled car made in very small numbers, employing traditional coach-building techniques and craftsmanship skills in wood and leather, the Brooklands Coupé is the true successor to the discontinued Bentley Continental R and T. Lifetime production is planned for 550 cars, and deliveries started in the first half of 2008. The Brooklands is powered by a 6.75-litre Rolls-Royce twin-turbocharged OHV V8 engine, producing 530 horsepower and 774 lbft, the highest torque ever developed by a production V8 petrol engine. It was featured on Top Gear in series 11 by Jeremy Clarkson, and due to the car having so much torque, one of the car's tyres blew out during a power slide after prolonged aggressive driving with its traction control off. It can achieve 0 to 60 miles per hour in around 5.0 seconds, and a top speed in the region of 183.9 mph. With an optional Carbon fibre-reinforced Silicon Carbide (C/SiC) ceramic composite braking system with 14-inch SGL Carbon brake discs (only fitted with 20-inch wheels), the new Brooklands offers more stopping power than any other passenger vehicle currently available for purchase.
This low mileage, one owner, 2009 Bentley Brooklands Coupé was supplied new by Bentley West Country based in Exeter, it was then regularly serviced every year until 2013 by Bentley Hadley Green in Hertfordshire; the last service there with the speedo reading 25,730 miles. The next service in 2014 at a mileage of 30,121 miles was carried out by Bentley specialists Wraith Continental Ltd. and the last service was done in June this year by P&A Wood, Essex with the odometer reading 43,026 miles. The car is finished in blue with Autumn leather interior complimented with a light-coloured veneer to the dash board and door capping’s. This excellent Bentley Brooklands Coupé is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate and the handbook pack containing owner’s manual and service record book. As the successor to the Bentley Continental R and T it fulfils the role of being the ultimate gentleman’s cruiser providing the owner/driver the best in luxury and grace.
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