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HISTORY BY CHASSIS
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1919-1931

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ANALYSIS AND SUMMARY OF VINTAGE BENTLEYS MANUFACTURED
According to official Bentley Motors records, a total of 3,051 Vintage Bentley chassis were produced.
The following charts list numbers for each engine size and model.
 
Courtesy: Technical Facts of the Vintage Bentley, Bentley Drivers Club Limited, 1984
 
 
[3 Litre]      [6½ Litre]      [4½ Litre]     [4½ Litre S/C]     [8 Litre]     [4 Litre]
 
 
3 LITRE
 
3 Litres Experimental


(9'3½")
Short Standard

(9'9½")
Long Standard

(10'10")
T.T.(Indy)  

(9'9½")
Light Tourer 

(9'9½")
Speed Model  

(9'9½")
100 mph     

(9'00")
Not known Yearly Total Grand Total
1919 1               1  
1920 2               2  
1921   22             22  
1922   130 6 9       2 147  
1923   42 130 62   16   7 257  
1924     285 1   170   6 462  
1925     171   17 103 11 2 304  
1926     104   22 132 6 1 265  
1927     46     70 1   117  
1928     18     16   - 34  
1929     4     2     6  
1930     1           1  
1936           4     4  
  3 194 765 72 39 513 18 18 1622 1622
      Fourteen chassis were destroyed by fire (two of these were rebuilt)       14
                    1636
 
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6½ LITRE
 
6½ Litres Standard Short

11' 1¼" & 11' 7¼"
Standard Long

12' 1¼" & 12' 7¼"
Le Mans

11' 2½"
Speed Six Short

11' 8½"
Long

12' 8½"
Yearly
Total
Grand
Total
1926 8 60       68  
1927 13 137       150  
1928 1 89   1   91  
1929   45 1 96   142  
1930   10 3 53 24 90  
1931       3   3  
  22 341 4 153 24 544 544
    No details are known of NH 2744   1
              545
 
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4½ LITRE
 
4½ Litres Birkin Blower Standard

(9'9½")
Standard

(10'10")
Yearly Total Grand Total
1927   3 54 57  
1928   4 271 275  
1929 2 2 230 234  
1930 2 1 78 81  
1931 1   15 16  
1932          
1933          
1936     4 4  
1937     2 2  
  5 10 654 669 669
One chassis was destroyed by fire.     1
          670
 
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4½ LITRE S/C
 
4½ Litres S/C Supercharged

(10'10")
Grand Total
1927    
1928    
1929 1 1
1930 21 21
1931 27 27
1932    
1933 1 1
1936    
1937    
  50 50
 
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8 LITRE
 
8 Litres Short

12' 0"
Long

13' 0"
Yearly Total Grand Total
1930 3 2 5  
1931 25 37 62  
1932 7 26 33  
  35 65 100 100
 
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4 LITRE
 
4 Litres Short

11'2"
Long

11'8"
Yearly Total Grand Total
1931 18 5 23  
1932 20 5 25  
1933 2 1 2  
  29 11 50 50
 
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Nov 20, 2017 - Info and photograph added for Chassis No. HT1637
Nov 17, 2017 - Info and photographs added for Chassis No. HM2861
Nov 16, 2017 - Info and photographs added for Chassis No. 1157
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