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1928 Bentley 4½ Litre    
Original 1928 Numbers
Chassis No. HF3185
Engine No. HF3186
Registration No. YV 9608

  This car - updated
Chassis No. HF3185
Engine No. TN1568
Registration No. YV 9608

(Updated with information from Christopher Card. - January 2008)
 
2017-2018
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YV9608 at Benjafield's Goodwood Sprint, 2017

Filming a scene for an episode of Midsomer Murders

New Year's Day at The Stag, Balls Cross - 2018
 
     
     
  Source: Christopher Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 11, 2018
 
     
January 2013
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These photographs were taken at Brooklands Museum, New Year's Day 2013.

 
     
     
  Source: Tim Summers
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
 
     
November 2, 2008
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London to Brighton, November 2008

 
     
     
  Source: Flickr, posted by user 'clicks_1000'
Posted: Jun 04, 2015
 
     
2008
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Le Mans Classic 2008

 
     
     
  Source: Picasa, posted by user 'Minimarj'
Posted: Apr 19, 2012
 
     
2008
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BDC South East Region
visit to the 2008 Le Mans Classic

At Cheverny on the 2008
Downes' Wine Tour
 
 
 

 

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Feb 20, 2009
 
     
2008
 

Chris Card purchased this car in 1997, and owns it as of Jan 2008.

 
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
2007
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This photograph was taken at the Bentley Drivers Club Brooklands Driving Tests in 2007. The car, owned by Chris Card, is being driven by Roger Felton.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 23, 2008
 
     
March 12, 2006
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Brooklands Museum Bentley Gathering, March 2006

 
     
     
  Source: Flickr, posted by user 'Clive Barker'
Posted: Feb 28, 2015
 
     
2006
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Le Mans Classic, 2006

 
     
     
  Source: Super Cars
Posted: Apr 19, 2012
 
     
2006
In England in 2006 / Owned by a BDC member
2005
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Photograph was taken during Bentley Drivers Club Brooklands Driving Tests in 2005. Chassis No. HF3185 is the fourth car from the front.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Feb 01, 2008
 
     
2005
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Car appeared on front cover of the Oct. 2005 issue of the "Bentley Drivers Club Review".

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
2004
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These photographs show crankcase TN1568. They were taken at Elmdown Engineering when the engine was being rebuilt by them in 2004.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Feb 06, 2008
 
     
2001
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Photograph was taken during the 2001 Brooklands Society Reunion.

 
     
     
  Source: The Brooklands Society
Posted: Aug 21, 2007
 
     
1998
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Photograph was taken during Bentley Drivers Club Concours.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
1997
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Brooklands Vintage Rally 97

 
     
     
  Source: UK Expert, UK
Posted: Apr 19, 2012
 
     
1997
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Body being renovated at James E. Pearce (Sussex) Ltd.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card (Owner)
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
1991
 
 

Engine No. TN1568, from 3 Litre Chassis No. TN1565, was converted to a 4.5 Litre by Stanley Mann in 1991 and installed in my car, Chassis No. HF3185.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card
Posted: Feb 06, 2008
 
     
May 1987
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"I've got a photograph of the car taken in May 1987 at the Manchester to Blackpool Veteran & Vintage Car Run. You'll notice that the late Les Dawson is standing next to it."

 
     
     
  Source: John D Williams
Posted: Jan 30, 2015
 
     
1960s
 

Chassis was resurrected as LeMans replica tourer by Tom Padden in the 1960s.

 
     
  Source: Chris Card
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
1949
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David Chapman is shown driving car in 1949 Firle Hillclimb.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
1949
 

Car was scrapped by David Chapman in 1949.

 
     
  Source: Chris Card
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
1947
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Picture of original Mulliner All Weather Saloon body taken in about 1947.

 
     
     
  Source: Chris Card
Posted: Jan 04, 2008
 
     
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. HF3185
Engine No. HF3186
Registration No. YV 9608
Date of Delivery: May 1928
Type of Body: All Weather Saloon
Coachbuilder: H J Mulliner
Type of Car: No info
   
First Owner: WINGATE S J
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Rebuilt on ch. KM 3089 reg MKN 841 2 seater. Has spawned 2 cars - (1) ch. KM 3089 eng HF 3186 2 seater reg MKN 841 (2) HF 3185 eng AB 3358 reg YV 9608, Vanden Plas 4 seater by Padden. Engine now TN 1568 ex TN 1565."  
     
     
  Posted: Mar 01, 2007  
     
 
 
 
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