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‘Birkin' Bentley named Car of the Year at International Historic Motoring Awards

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Bentley's single-seater sportscar that has set records on the track and at the auction house has been named the star at an annual international classic car ceremony. 

The 1931 4.5-Litre Supercharged ‘Birkin’ Bentley This car set the Outer Circuit record of 137.96mph at Brooklands in 1932 before going on to become the most expensive UK car ever sold at auction, going under the hammer this year for £5 million. © International Historic Motoring Awards

December traditionally heralds the start of the motoring awards season, where the world's newest vehicles stand side by side to be declared best car in their class, price range or geographic region. But it is also the time of year when classic cars and those who own and care for them are celebrated and rewarded.

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