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BENTLEY 4½-LITRE (1936-39)

Tourer, saloon, drophead coupé, numerous specials.

An extra 600cc and 16bhp to cope with heavier bodies: should match a 3½'s performance, but won't do it quite so smoothly... Overdrive-top gearbox (late '38)   a concession to the autobahn era. Bodies lovely, especially the razor-edge jobs, but Park Ward's saloon (as near to a standard style as Bentley went) is also handsome.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
4257cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1936 to 1939  
Number produced:
1234