Bentley’s most iconic race car EVER makes a triumphant return with near-identical replica… but it’ll break the bank

BENTLEY has launched a comeback of its most iconic race car of all time – but drivers are warned it will break the bank.

A street legal version of the racing legend has been released with some major improvements and a hefty price tag.

The Baby Blower is modeled after Bentley's most famous racing car


The Baby Blower is modeled after Bentley’s most famous racing carPhoto Credits: Cover Photos
The original Blower was an icon of pre-war racing


The original Blower was an icon of pre-war racingPhoto Credits: Cover Photos

The popular British manufacturer has released an updated version of the 1929 Bentley Blower that competed in Le Mans and finished second in the 1930 French Grand Prix.

The new “Baby Blower” or Bentley Jnr. is a roadworthy, all-electric version of its big pre-war brother, developed in collaboration with The Little Car Company.

It’s only 85% the size of the original and is powered by a 15kW electric motor that produces the equivalent of 20hp.

It reaches a top speed of 72 km/h and has a range of around 100 km.

The driver can choose between three power modes via a button disguised as the racing giant’s fuel pressure pump.

These are Comfort, Bentley and Sport, with the latter offering the full performance complement to the powertrain.

But who cares about performance when it looks this good?

With its rich racing green and shiny chrome front, it exudes prestige and style.

Only 99 of the “First Edition” models will be sold.

Each model comes with its own racing number, embossed on the grille and rear panel on the driver’s side, while the driver’s door features a crisp Union flag.

A replica turbocharger, modeled after the original’s intake system, discreetly houses the charge port, flanked by two retro headlights with large bulbs.

It may not be an everyday vehicle, but classic car enthusiasts could hardly dream of traveling in more style.

In fact, the Blower is so cool that Ian Fleming singled it out in his books as James Bond’s original car long before Britain’s biggest spy began his love affair with Aston Martin.

The new version was designed using the actual 1929 car, which is insured for a whopping £25m.

And the Baby Blower isn’t much cheaper, with each costing £108,000.

However, when you consider that they are all handmade using traditional techniques, it is a little less confusing.

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But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have every modern comfort: a USB port, a navigation device and a reversing camera are discreetly integrated.

Bentley said, “Blower Jnr is hand built to the same standards as every other Bentley and adorned with beautiful detailing, all inspired by the original team car.”

The new version is 85% the size


The new version is 85% the sizePhoto Credits: Cover Photos
It is powered by a 45 kW electric motor


It is powered by a 45 kW electric motorPhoto Credits: Cover Photos
The classic design oozes style and class


The classic design oozes style and classPhoto Credits: Cover Photos
While it may not be a daily commute, a short commute across town has rarely looked so good


While it may not be a daily commute, a short commute across town has rarely looked so goodPhoto Credits: Cover Photos

Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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