Comments - Bentley Speed 8 Le Mans Prototype up for Auction

Published: Aug 01, 2012
Description: When Bentley returned to Le Mans in 2001, it was the first time it had raced there in over 70 years. This is the car with which they did it, and now it can be yours. That is, assuming you've got ...
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Justin ChalkChalk Smalyinator Aug 03, 2012
$2 mill is pretty cheap. I'd pay that.
Andrew McNeal Aug 01, 2012
2 million you say? QUICK, EVERYONE DONATE ME A DOLLAR!
Tevin Xko Davis Aug 04, 2012
Why sell this beauty ?:(
Ghee Buttersnaps Aug 01, 2012
Such a stunning car
Jon Ashley Aug 01, 2012
my favorite LMP car. hands down
boldcars Aug 01, 2012
gorgeous, now let me just sell my Bugatti and I will buy this...
Description: This particular EXP Speed 8 would continue to race until its retirement at Road America in 2007. A newer version of the Speed 8 went on to win at Le Mans from pole in 2003, marking the first time Bent...
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Kyle Kloewer Aug 01, 2012
Circuit de la sarthe
Description: Without a doubt the fastest Bentley ever made, this Le Mans prototype is expected to sell for between $1.9 and $2.5 million when RM Auctions drops the gavel in Monterey, California, during the Pebble ...
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Besim Hojhalli Aug 01, 2012
Looks like GT5's OCD lol
Jared Oaks Aug 01, 2012
Most museums do own their cars on display while displaying other owners cars to complete the collections. Floyd Garrett in Tennessee owns most on display. Also Lemay museum in Washington owns most on display
Andrew McNeal Aug 01, 2012
These are also some of the most difficult cars to drive. It can hit 150 mph with ease, and will kill you in an instant if you don't know what you're doing. It's not like driving a Mustang
Mark Newfangled Aug 01, 2012
A - museums don't bid for private auctions. Owners display their cars at museums for free. B - you can afford to buy a $2.5m race car? You can afford to race it. It's less than $10k to rent a track for a day. You can afford a truck and trailer.
Nick Sti Aug 01, 2012
It'll probably end up in a museum or rich guy's mansion. To run this on a track would cost a fortune
Nicolai Stålstrøm Dalen Aug 01, 2012
I completely agree with @Bob
jberaza Aug 01, 2012
this car is beautiful car. who ever buys it better drive the hell out of it.
Bob Jones Aug 01, 2012
IMO this is probably the best looking LMP since the Mazda 787B
Andreas Köhler Aug 01, 2012
German? Belgium driver..
Aaron Cartwright Aug 01, 2012
@paul and by their money as well. Aka gentlemen drivers.
Zach Pate Aug 01, 2012
I thought my car was low, lol
Paul Trahan Aug 01, 2012
Drivers aren't picked by their nationality. They are picked by their talent. Ferrari's best F1 driver was a German.
Carlton Sofocusedon Green Aug 01, 2012
They a American and a German driving??