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Bentley Brooklands LPT 1996
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Bentley is a marque associated with the utmost level of luxury, even if the archetypal Bentley was a fire-breathing, smoke-belching beast that left its well-heeled drivers' leather helmets and goggles covered in the debris of combustion and defeated rivals in its wake. Races were won. Hills were conquered. Even decades after the marque's takeover by former rival Rolls-Royce, the performance heritage of Bentley remained unquestioned.
It makes sense that the Bentley Brooklands' very name conjures up racing and endurance record heritage, referring to the first-purpose built motor racing course that didn't begin life as a horse race track. The sibling of the Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit/Spur II, the Brooklands succeeded the Eight and the Mulsanne, whose moniker also refers to a straight on a racing circuit, though in France. The Brooklands and all Bentleys carry on with racing tradition.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- NZ NEW
- Perfect Colour Combination – Royal Blue with Beige Hide Upholstery
- Burr Walnut Veneer
- Low Pressure Turbo Charged Engine
- Serviced by Bentley Specialists, Bruce Mcilroy, since 2011
- Mint Condition Throughout
Compared to today's cars, it doesn't feel like a sports car. [But] for its day it is quite sporting and performance oriented. You do have to put your foot into it. The car is very heavy. When you do put your foot into it, even halfway down on the accelerator, the car really moves out, and it's extremely smooth. The power line is smooth. The transmission is butter smooth. It's the seating position in the Bentley that makes it so different. From the outside it looks like a traditional car, but when you sit in it you sit high. You have a real commanding view of the road, and there's just nothing like it. It's a nice piece of history. All these cars are riding on their history. Buy a good one, like this one, and you won't go wrong.
Car will be sold WOF'd and registered.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.
The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
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