Announced in the Autocar in May 1919, the Bentley 3 Litre was the first vehicle produced by the British manufacturer. Named after its 3-liter engine, the standard model delivered circa 70 hp, for a top speed of 80 mph. The engine featured many technical innovations, including pent-roof combustion chambers, twin carburetors and two spark plugs per cylinderrare for the era. The Bentley 3 Litre entered production in 1921 and was delivered as a rolling chassis to coachbuilders of choice. Most cars went to Vanden Plas and were dressed with four-seat touring bodies. The standard model used a blue background on the radiator emblem and was known as the Blue Label. The car was available in a short or long chassisthe latter only from 1923.
A Bentley 3 Litre in good condition will be a particularly enjoyable classic, providing a great driving experience in a comfortable interior, which is well suited for long-distances and high speeds. If you’re searching for a particular unit, don’t hesitate to ask The Beverly Hills Car Club for help. Thanks to their long-time experience in the industry and their many contacts of experts and sellers, they’ll be a great help to help you find the right car for your needs and budget. The friendly staff will also share some useful tips and advice so that you make the best transaction possible. Hiring a classic car expert to carry out a complete pre-purchase inspection is highly recommended when looking to purchase a 1921 Bentley 3 Litre. Many parts have been swapped on those models and it can be complicated to evaluate the car accurately.
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