Old Bentley

oldest car brand Bentley sold at the auction house Gooding & Co at Pebble Beach for $ 962 500. Exactly 90 years ago, the third client Walter Owen Bentley, Ivor Llewellyn won the Bentley 3 Litre . Then another name Bentley was not shrouded in the halo of glory, which is now. That three-liter car brand stroller brought the first glory. Machines like the auction, won the grueling 24-hour Le Mans race in 1924 and 1927, ushering in a successful series in which Bentley won five league titles in eight years. For the size and speed of Bentley 3 Litre Ettore Bugatti called him "the fastest truck in the world." This was the birth of a legend and "Chassis №3» became a direct participant in that process. In view of the above, the result of trading in Pebble Beach looks pretty modest. But collectors cars are not only the history of their exhibits, but also their driving performance. And they have a car of the century can not boast.


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