It’s reward sufficient to understand 100-years-old, nonetheless getting a standard Bentley luxurious car in your centennial birthday current is icing on the proverbial cake. Especially when its one you used to drive.

Huges drove the Bentley as a chauffer in 1964.

Huges drove the Bentley as a chauffer in 1964.

Eddie Hughes of Lacock, U.Okay., was shocked by his household after they gave him the keys to a Bentley S3 he drove as a chauffeur method as soon as extra in 1964.

Hughes had picked the car up from the manufacturing facility for his employer and drove him spherical in it for a yr ahead of transferring on to a completely completely different job.

His son Ron, 69, started the hunt to go searching the car 20 years in the earlier after his father instructed him “it was the best car he had ever driven.”


Ron instructed SWNS that he’d contacted Bentley golf instruments all world wide by way of the years, nevertheless it wasn’t till his son, James, not too manner again entered the registration quantity into a Google search and located the car in {the marketplace} in the U.S. that they’d been capable of monitor it down.

They bought the brown sedan from the Beverly Hills Car Club and had it shipped to the U.Okay. for a full $44,000 ahead of sending it to the store to have it repaired.


Ron Hughes spent 20 years trying to track down the Bentley for his father.

Ron Hughes spent 20 years making an attempt to trace down the Bentley for his father.

“The car was very complete with its original parts but its running condition was poor until it was fixed,” Ron talked about. 

“I just could not believe it. It was wonderful to see it again,” Eddie talked about.

“I was very emotional when I saw it. I never knew anything about it.”

Eddie talked about it nonetheless rides merely, nonetheless he sadly will not be attending to drive it on the freeway as he is about flip in his driver’s license after 83 years.


“I’ll be leaving that to my family,” he talked about.