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1996 Bentley Turbo R LWB

Lot No.: 907

Registration: P114 YWX
Chassis Number: SCBZP15C9VCH59608
Engine Number: 88000L410M/TIT
Number of cylinders: 8
CC: 6750cc
Year of Manufacture: 1996
Sold for (£): 14,625

The Bentley Turbo R Long Wheelbase offered here, chassis 59608, was built in late 1996 and delivered to Leeds dealer, Appleyard Ribbon on the 30th November. The exterior of the car was initially finished in beautiful Sherwood Green with twin Magnolia trim lines, colours which it retains to this day. The interior was finished in Magnolia with Spruce piping and Burr Walnut wood and is in a beautiful condition, a true testament to the sub-60,000 miles covered by this car.

The car was invoiced to Appleyard Ribbon on 29th November for £126,251.87 and since arriving in our vendor's ownership he has obtained copies of the original build sheet records confirming the car to match its original specification.
Below is a list of the cars service history, as noted in the Service Schedule & Record Book, and the Bentley Internet Communications System:

30/04/1997 - 1516 miles - Appleyard Ribbon - 1,000 miles service
09/12/1997 - 5468 miles - P & A Wood - 7,500 miles service
29/11/1999 - 10068 miles - Bentley Hadley Green - 15,000 miles service
09/03/2000 - 10649 miles - Straight Eight
24/05/2000 - 11137 miles - Straight Eight - 42 month service
14/02/2002 - 15532 miles - Bentley Norwich - 48 month service
09/07/2007 - 24714 miles - Bentley Norwich - 60 month service
28/05/2012 - 26249 miles - Bentley Norwich - Oil and Filter change
23/11/2013 - 30318 miles - Hanwells of London - 72 month service
02/09/2014 - 41875 miles - Hanwells of London - 78 month service
16/08/2016 - 56678 miles - Hanwells of London - 84 month service
01/09/2016 - Phantom Motor Cars - Four new tyres
30/09/2016 - Denyer Classic Cars -   Fit new front brake pads as supplied by Flying Spares

As can be seen from the above list, the car has been well maintained and the recent service along with replacement of four tyres and front brake pads has only enhanced the car's appeal. The UK V5 notes there have been five previous owners including Green Concept Management who acquired the car from Masahiko Kawaguchi on the 2nd June 2012 with a previous owner noted as being Colin Griffin from Kings Lynn.

Today, this timeless LWB Bentley Turbo R is presented in great condition having covered less than 500 miles since being serviced. The car is accompanied by its tools, owner's manual and a service schedule record book, along with a fresh MOT issued on 5th September 2016.