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The Bentley 3 Litre was announced in 1919 and was the first model made by W.O. Bentley. Produced from 1921 to 1929, the car was made in multiple variants. The standard model was available in a short or long chassisthe latter from 1923. Chassis were sent to coachbuilders of choice, most models being sent to Vanden Plas and dressed with four-seat touring bodies. As its name suggests, a straight-four engine powered the Bentley 3 Litre with a 3-liter capacity, delivering around 70 hp. The engine was linked to a four-speed gearbox and was optimized for low-end torque, which made the car very enjoyable to drive and versatile. Top speed was recorded around 80 mph which was impressive for the era. Brakes were fitted only on the rear wheels until 1924.
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A 1922 Bentley 3 Litre is a rare and very desirable classic thanks to its history and its performance. The model won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924 and 1927. One recommendation when looking at a particular model of Bentley 3 Liter is to ask the owner for tips on how to operate the car. For early Bentleys with Smith carburetor, there is a trick to starting the engine. Once in action though, the car is very smooth to operate and gears shift up and down. The Beverly Hills Car Club team would love to share more tips to help you make a good transaction. The staff is also a great resource when searching for the right model of 1922 Bentley 3 Litre. Not only do they have a large inventory of classics for sale in Los Angeles, but also the team is in contact with buyers and sellers worldwide.
Browse The Beverly Hills Car Club online inventory to get an idea of their current fleet of classic cars for sale. The team is available and ready to assist you anytime so don’t hesitate to call today to ask for help with your project of buying a 1922 Bentley 3 Litre.
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