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Video: James and Richard in a Blower Bentley tribute

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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