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Bentley MK 6 1948
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Bentley came out of the WW2 starting blocks with a bang.
The MkVI was effectively an all-new car, and had plenty of new technology to boast about. It was the first Bentley with a steel body as standard, although many buyers still took the coachbuilding route - and rightly so, as so many of the convertibles, tourers and shooting brakes were so attractive looking.
Its chassis was quite advanced for the time, with independent front suspension, servo brakes, a four-speed gearbox and the very useful centralised chassis lubrication system.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- Chassis #: B133CD
- Engine #: 8/317/C
- Mechanically Sound with tens of thousands spent on it at Bentley Specialists. Engine work carried out by Bruce Mcilroy. Other servicing / maintenance work carried out by John Finlay Motors in Canterbury.
- This is a 4.3 L referred to as the 4 1â„4 Litre engine.
- Interior in excellent condition – Leather Upholstery recently restored in Canterbury – over $5K spent.
- Complete with Jack, spare wheel, full tool kit
- Body and paint in good order – some paint blemishes.
- Good tyres.
- Car drives and handles very well
The cost of restoring a Mark VI saloon can be several times the car's market value; however, once repaired, a Mark VI is relatively inexpensive to maintain and can ably serve as a daily driver. As such, an honest Bentley Mk VI can be a good introduction to classic motoring. Of course, the same does not hold true for a car with deferred maintenance, so buy with diligence, and insist on service / maintenance records like this one has.
TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
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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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