Classic Car Catalogue

Bentley 1949

Mark VI

Great Britain

Bentley models from September 1948, features a narrow chromium waistline strip, curved rear wing valances (half-spats) and new type pleated upholstery. As usual, there is a selection of body styles to choose from, including several by well-known coachbuilders.

Four-door Sports Saloon as produced by the makers, Bentley Motors (1931) Ltd, themselves costing £4038. It is generally known as the 'standard body'.

Bentley Mk VI convertible

Bentley Mk VI Saloon Mulliner

Nietypowy "Shooting Brake" z nadwoziem typu woody by Auburnsons of Lancing.


Drop Head Coupé

Two Saloons by Mulliner and James Young at '48 Earls Court.



Entries and results:
  24h Le Mans 25.06.1949 Entrant: Results:
        gen. class
#6 Corniche '39 Paulin Hay / Wisdom H. S. F. Hay 6th 2nd - 3001-5000

Le Mans.