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Franay Bentley MkVI Cabriolet
Franay Bentley MkVI Cabriolet
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Description

One-off 1947 Bentley Mark VI Cabriolet, bodied by Franay for the 1947 Paris Auto Show.

The interior is upholstered with 100 percent frog skin, bringing an air of extreme customization to the already impressive vehicle.
It is widely considered to be the most unique and valuable postwar Bentley on the planet and a Pebble Beach class winner.

This is the first major winning Concours d'Elegance car after WWII.
Winning the first two major Concours in 1948, back-to-back, on the 12th of June at Enghien and the 17th of June at Bois de Bolougne.
Mr. Gudol, the original owner and visionary of the Franay, was an industrialist whose sole purpose was to prove to the world that France was not only back from the rigors of war, but ready to reassert its dominance of haute couture and automotive design elegance.
The awards the Franay has won over the decades is proof of his timeless vision. 

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25.07.17

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