Classic car fans might be interested to hear about £150k Bentley

Those looking for classic and prestige car insurance may be keen to hear about a Bentley that has sold for £150,000 at auction.

The Speed Model Tourer - which was built in 1924 - went under the hammer at a Bonhams collectors motor cars sale, the BBC reports.

It had been in the same family since 1954 when it was purchased by Eyemouth enthusiast Bill Martin, who used to drive the vehicle regularly, according to a spokesman for the auctioneers.

He added Mr Martin "took part in numerous vintage car runs in the Borders over the years", adding: "Unusually, the car has been in continuous use since it was built."

What's more, the automobile was also seen in Bentley Drivers Club events, such as the Whit Weekend Runs.

This comes after it was revealed last month that former The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins's car - a plate Honda CR-Z 1.5 IMA GT Hybrid Coupe - is set to go under the hammer.

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