The Bentley 3 Litre was the first car made by the British manufacturer and was produced from 1921 to 1929. Customers purchased the chassisshort or long versionand could send it to their coachbuilder of choice. Bentley recommended Vanden Plas who did many of the models. Most designs were touring bodies but there were also some very unique models. A straight-four engine powered the 3 Litre with many technical innovations including 4 valves per cylinder and overhead camshaft. With its lightweight and powerful engine, the Bentley 3 Litre offered great performance and a top speed averaging 80 mph for the standard model. The three main variants of the Bentley 3 Litre were the Blue Label, the Red Label, and the Green Label, named after the colors commonly used on the radiator badge. Each variant offered different compression ratio rates and maximum top speed of 100 mph.
If you’re interested in the Bentley 3 Litre, you might know that the model won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924, with drivers John Duff and Frank Clement. The Beverly Hills Car Club team has gained an extensive knowledge of all classics over the years and would love to share some information with you if you have questions about the model. The friendly staff will also share some best practice recommendations to help you make the best possible transaction. For example, they’ll tell you to make sure you spend some time with the previous owner learning how to operate the car. Some models of 1924 Bentley 3 Litre can be tricky to start and a few driving tips will help you enjoy your model better. Moreover, The Beverly Hills Car Club has a large inventory of classics for sale and the team would love to help you find a 1924 Bentley 3 Litre.
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