Lot 130 - 1990 Bentley Eight

Lot 130 - 1990 Bentley Eight

Lot 130 - 1990 Bentley Eight

Lot Number 130
Registration G449 COY
Chassis Number SCB2E02A5LCX31821
Odometer reading 21,747 miles
Estimate £14,000 - £18,000
Result Sold - £14,560

After being purchased by Rolls-Royce in 1931, Bentley production was moved from London to Derby and later to Crewe. Following on from the hugely successful series of T-series models, the next generation of cars also proved extremely capable. The Bentley Eight offered slight handling improvements and was so popular that sales expanded from the original UK market to Europe and the United States. Fuel injection and anti-lock brakes were added in 1986 with leather upholstery and power memory seats becoming standard in 1987.

This lovely left hand drive example from Japan, is presented in metallic grey with the rare Claret leather interior which looks superb. The car has had one previous owner and comes with all original books and manuals including in English, and also has mileage guarantee certificate. Its luxurious interior is fitted with climate control, cruise control, electric windows as standard and the car presents extremely well.

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