Oldest Bentley, Steve McQueen’s motorcycle hit the auction block at Pebble Beach

1921 Bentley Chassis 3

Feeling like committing yourself to some expensive compulsive purchases involved with automotive and Hollywood history? Well, here’s your chance!

Up for auction at this year’s Pebble Beach Gooding & Co. show and auction is the world’s oldest Bentley and one of Steve McQueen’s motorcycle later this August.

Starting with the Bentley, the 1921 Chassis 3 was the first customer sold Bentley ever built. Since its birth, it has participated in many Bentley rallies and is still 100% drivable to this day with its original aluminum body and fully concealable convertible top.

1931 Brough Superior SS80 shared by Steve McQueen and Von Dutch

As for the late Steve McQueen’s two-wheeler, it’s a 1931 Brough Superior SS80 that was shared with his friend, Von Dutch. Both made a gentlemen’s agreement that whoever passed first would hand the bike over to the other. The Brough is estimated to fetch around $100,000 to $200,000 without auction with a letter of authenticity from Steve McQueen’s son, Chad.

The show and auction will take place at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center this August 20th and 21st and admission is $40.

– By: Chris Chin

Source: AutoWeek