1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre LeMans Tourer Vehicle Profile

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre photograph

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LeMans Tourer
Coachwork: Vanden Plas
This 3 Litre Bentley is thought to be one of only two unrestored and completely original tourers from the heady days of the W.O. Bentley era. The first owner of this 3 Litre was a young eningeer named Clive Gallop. Gallop is an important figure in Bentley history: in 1919 he designed the camshaft on Bentley's first 3 Litre engine; he was amongst the first to start that new engine in Bentley's Mews garage off Baker Street in London, and he was the first person to drive a Bentley on the road - even before W.O. Bentley himself. In 1926 Gallop drove a similar 3 Litre at LeMans with debonair playboy owner Scrap Thistlethwayte as his co-driver. Unfortunately, the pair retired after 102 laps when a rocker arm failed.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1926 sales)
1926 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports
Chassis#: WK2662
Sold for $693,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre Le Mans Style Tourer
Chassis#: WB2567
Sold for $238,233
  2012 H & H Auctions - Rockingham Castle
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1926 Bentley 6.5 Litre's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1926 Bentley 6,5 L Tourer Vanden PlasWK26612016 Rétromobile 2016 by Artcurial Motorcars $825,000$950,000
1926 Bentley 6.5 LitreTB25422008 Gooding & Company $1,200,000$1,500,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Bentley 6.5 Litre1926 LeMans Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis information for the Bentley 6.5 Litre1926 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: TB2542
Engine Num: FW2605
Chassis information for the Bentley 6.5 Litre1926 LeMans Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: WK2662
Engine Num: FW2616
Chassis information for the Bentley 6 ½-Litre1927 Sports Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: BX 2416
Engine Num: BX 2421
Chassis information for the Bentley 6 ½-Litre1927 Sports Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: BX 2421
Engine Num: DH 2201
Chassis information for the Bentley Speed Six Markham1927 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Markham
Chassis Num: DH2206
Engine Num: NH2732
Chassis information for the Bentley 6 ½-Litre1927 Sport Coupe
Chassis Num: TW2713
Engine Num: TW2716
Chassis information for the Bentley 6 ½-Litre1928 Open Sports Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: BR2354
Engine Num: BR2361


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