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Saturday, October 08, 2011

Bentley. The Silent Sports Car.

From a half-page advertisement from The Illustrated London News of May 29, 1937 comes a 1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Saloon.

1937 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Saloon

The advertising department was onto a winner, and repeated a similar campaign in 1938 with this, 1938 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Saloon.

1938 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Saloon

Let's see how it looks today. Trees have grown, and the Silent Sports car has driven off.

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Just finding the exact house in the town on Google earth from the picture is way harder than is seems. I could not find any Bentleys though.

Then again in 1939, with this advertisement of a 1939 Bentley 4-1/2 Litre Sports Tourer.

1939 Bentley 4-1/2 Litre Sports Tourer

Thanks a lot to Flickr user aldenjewell for the photos.


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