Thursday, 26 May 2016

James Bond's first car: Supercharged Birkin Blower Bentley

First World War Fighter Pilot Sir Henry “Tim” Birkin became one of the original Bentley Boys. This is his 1929 Birkin Blower Bentley, a 4.5 litre supercharged racing monster, designed to take on the might of Mercedes at Le Mans. Bond creator Ian Flemming had the Birkin Bentley Blower as 007’s first car. inn his first three books.

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