The indicator tell-tales look a bit modern but could easily be changed, and there's a dash-mounted battery cutoff switch. The tyres are well-treaded Avon Tourists, the spare unused. It starts easily and drives sweetly with, predictably, no garage door opener jerks when closing in the steering. The firm brakes pull slightly to the right, but that's a simple matter of adjustment.
The gearchange is positive and it cruises happily at 50mph, which is about 3000rpm, when the oil pressure is 80psi and the temperature is steady at 80°C. All of the instruments work, except for the vacuum which is stuck on maximum; there's no fuel gauge. Given that chassis W158 this is W185 sold at auction in late 2013 for ?44k in 'used' condition with no documents, the asking price does not look ambitious. It comes with various older Australian registration papers. The most garage door opener jerks when closing year of production, from 1927, this Speed Model Bentley benefits from the most important all criteria, continuous history.
She now benefts from many improvements garage door opener jerks when closing a Phoenix Crankshaft and increased capacity of 3 Litres. Having had many various bodies ftted and starting out with a Sports Skiff by Felber, she now boasts a VDP light touring body. Presented in perfect mechanical condition, with a recently rebuilt rear axle, she is ready for adventures new. Please keep an eye on our website. The structure appears entirely solid, with evidence of previous repairs to the sills fairly normal on a V12 and the doors have dropped only fractionally on their hinges.