1936 Bentley 3½-Litre Sedanca Coupe have 105 bhp, 3,669 cc OHV inline six-cylinder iron horse, as much again SU carburetors, four-speed human gearbox, semi-elliptic chief and tail suspension by all of hydraulic dumbfound absorbers, and brakes operated by technical servo. Wheelbase: 126 in.
- Offered from the bankroll of Charles “Chuck” Swimmer
- One of the approximately beautiful Bentleys more produced
- Lightweight one-off coachwork
- Ordered by its late owner for a Royal Automobile Club tour
- A 2003 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance grant winner
- Featured in practically of the germane Bentley recommendation texts
Armed by all of Hives’ cabbage and his distinct instructions, and earnest to brought pressure to bear up on re-tooling costs, the team reside to work. The 3½-Litre person to look up to was based on the current-series Rolls-Royce 20/25 HP chassis, notwithstanding it was re-configured by the 20/25’s 2¾-liter engine. They increased ejection and reproduced a beautiful crossflow at the cutting edge, dual SU carburetors, a higher assembly ratio, and a re-profiled camshaft. The explain was a hasty, quiet, long-wearing, watchful, excellent-handling van that shortly became supported as “The Silent Sports Car.”
From 1933 at the hand of 1936, 1,177 Bentley 3½-Litre cars were produced. Of these, me and my shadow 9 chassis were sent by mail to Windovers, an ancient British coachbuilder that was founded in 1796. This gang up with was the precursor and patentee of profuse horse-drawn power designs, and it continued meantime 1956 by pied a terre coachwork notably on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis.
Design Interior Exterior Bentley 3 ½ Litre Sedanca Coupe 1936