Classic Bentley sells at auction for over £5 million
A classic Bentley has been sold for over £5 million.
The red single-seater racing car, known as a Birkin Bentley, broke the record for the highest price for a car sold at auction.
Once capable of reaching 137mph, it fetched £5,042,000 at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale.
The next highest price was for a 1912 Rolls-Royce known as The Corgi.
The Silver Ghost Double Pullman Limousine fetched £4.7 million.
The car sale raised £22 million in seven hours.