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Richard and James' tribute to the Blower Bentley

03 April 2012 - 18:00

Richard and James' tribute to the Blower Bentley

Not many people know this, but Ian Fleming actually wrote in a Bentley for the world's most famous spy; in his debut 007 novel Casino Royale, James Bond drives the legendary ‘Blower Bentley'.

It is, arguably, the most iconic pre-war Bentley ever built, notable by its association with Le Mans and the famous Bentley Boys. And James May's a bit of a fan.

So click ‘play' and enjoy as May shows you around a tribute to his old-school hero - hand built by men in sheds - when it made a visit to our humble HQ...

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