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© Rod Hatfield, Automotive Content Experience© Rod Hatfield, Automotive Content Experience
100 MPH Car
The 1931 Bentley and its 8.0-liter engine was designed to go head-to-head with the Rolls-Royce Phantom II which was also new at the time. When he launched the new 8-liter luxury car, W. O. Bentley wrote, “I have always wanted to produce a completely silent, 100 mph car, and now I think we have done it.” In fact, the company guaranteed that the car would be capable of speeds exceeding 100 mph — an impressive claim in 1931.

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