There are car models and then there are serious representations of world famous automobiles. If your tastes fall into the latter category, Bentley has just the model for you, Sold through the automaker’s online gifts and accessories shop is this 1:8-scale Bentley Blower (#BL1165), so named for its front-mounted supercharger that boosted the car’s 4.4-liter four-cylinder engine’s output to 240 horsepower from 110 for non-supercharged versions. The Bentley Blower competed in several races, including the French 24 hours of Le Mans from 1929 -’31. Although it never won, its 137-mph top speed was impressive for the day. The model is comprised of 1,000 resin and aluminum parts and takes an estimated 3,000 hours to assemble. That likely explains the £6,200 (about $10,000) price. Order from


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