1931 Bentley 8-Liter Tourer / YR5086 Chassis Information

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

1931 Bentley 8-Liter photograph

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Tourer
Coachwork: Wallis
Chassis #: YR5086
High bid of $850,000 at 2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions. (did not sell)
Sold for $605,000 at 2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction.
Sold for $585,003 (£369,600) at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London.
The first owner of this Bentley was Mr. A.V. Bustard of Antrim, North Ireland, who took possession on April 1st of 1931. The car was powered by engine number YR 5086 and fitted with an F-Type gearbox, number 8083. The chassis left the Cricklewood works factory on January 7th of 1931 and sent to Thrupp & Mayberly for enclosed limousine body coachwork.

In the 1950s, the car was in the possession of Mr. Dale, who at some point had the engine rebuilt. A few UK owners followed and in the mid-1960s it was given a Vanden Plas style dual cowl tourer body by Wallis.

This Bentley has been in the United States since 1966. In 2008, the car was treated to a mechanical rebuild.

In 2010, this Bentley 8 Litre with coachwork by Wallis was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Auction held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was expected to sell for $700,000 - $900,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $605,000, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2010


2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London

Pre-Auction Estimates :
£415,000-£545,000 
Sale Price :
$585,003 (£369,600.00)

2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$700,000-$900,000 
Sale Price :
$605,000

2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$950,000-$1,200,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
$850,000

2019 2
2018 1
2017 1
2013 1
2010 3
2008 2
2006 1
2003 1

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1931 sales)
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Tourer
Chassis#: YR5094
Sold for $749,436
  2019 The Saragga Collection
 
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Sports Tourer
Chassis#: YX5116
Sold for $893,775
  2019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Tourer
Chassis#: YR5094
Sold for $885,104
  2018 Bonhams : The Monaco Sale 'Les Grandes Marques à Monaco'
 
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Sedanca de Ville
Chassis#: YM 5034
Sold for $1,015,063
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1931 Bentley 8 Litre Sports Tourer
Chassis#: YX 5109
Sold for $646,301
  2013 Bonhams - Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Tourer
Chassis#: YR5086
Sold for $585,003
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Open Tourer
Chassis#: YR5076
Sold for $1,196,597
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  
1931 Bentley 8 Litre Tourer
Chassis#: YR5086
Sold for $605,000
  2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction
1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Sedanca de Ville
Chassis#: YM 5034
Sold for $508,208
  2008 Bonhams - Important Collectors' Motor Cars, Pioneer and Vintage Motorcycles and Fine Automobilia
 
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Open Tourer by Harrison
Sold for $2,200,000
  2008 Automobiles of Amelia Island, RM Auctions
1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  
1931 Bentley 8-Liter Gurney-Nutting
Chassis#: YR 5088
Sold for $1,485,000
  2006 RM Auctions at Amelia Island
1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  1931 Bentley 8-Liter image  
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Dual Cowl Sports Tourer
Chassis#: YX 5103
Sold for $255,507
  2003 Bonhams - Lord's Cricket Ground 'Summer Vintage'
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1931 Bentley 8-Liter's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1931 Bentley 8 Liter Silent Bloc Saloon Coachwork by Vanden PlasYX 51132018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge $1,000,000$1,600,000
1931 Bentley 8-Litre SpecialYF50062018 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island $600,000$750,000
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Tourer by SwallowYF50132016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island$850,000$1,000,000$1,250,000
1931 Bentley 8-Litre Sports Coupe Cabriolet by BarkerYR50992014 RM Auctions at Monterey$3,325,000$3,750,000$4,750,000
1931 BENTLEY 8-LITRE SPORTSYM 50422014 The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale $600,000$700,000
1931 Bentley 8 LitreYR50872011 Coys Auction Blenheim Palace $600,000$700,000
1931 Bentley 8 Litre Sportsmans CoupeYM 50432010 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auctions $700,000$900,000
1931 Bentley 8-Litre TourerYR50862008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions$850,000$950,000$1,200,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Bentley 8 Litre1930 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sportsman Coupe
Coachbuilder: Lancefield
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Weymann Paneled Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Roadster Special
Coachbuilder: Sutherland
Chassis Num: YF5006
Engine Num: YF5006
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sports Tourer
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: YF5011
Engine Num: YF5011
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Swallow Sidecar and Coachbuilders
Chassis Num: YF5013
Engine Num: YF5013
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sportsman Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: YR 5088
Engine Num: YR 5088
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Open Tourer by Harrison
Coachbuilder: Harrison
Chassis Num: YR5076
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Convertible Victoria
Coachbuilder: Murphy
Chassis Num: YR5085
Engine Num: YR5085
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Wallis
Chassis Num: YR5086
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sports Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: YR5095
Engine Num: YR5095
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sports Coupe Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: YR5099
Engine Num: YR5099
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Sport Saloon
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: YX 5113
Engine Num: YX 5115
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Corsica Tourer
Coachbuilder: Corsica
Chassis Num: YX5115
Engine Num: YX5117
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Liter1931 Touring Car
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: YX5119
Engine Num: YX5119
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Litre1932 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Arthur Mulliner
Chassis Num: YX 5105
Engine Num: YX 5105
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Litre1932 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: YX5111
Engine Num: YX5113
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Litre1932 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: YX5118
Engine Num: YX5118
Chassis information for the Bentley 8-Litre1932 Short Wheelbase Fixed Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mayfair Carriage Company Ltd.
Chassis Num: YX5124
Engine Num: YX5125


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