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So earlier today, I was watching JayEmm review a Bentley Brooklands (so much want!) pillarless coupe.

Halfway through his thoughts on the ZF automatic, I started wondering what was the last Bentley to have a manual transmission.

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Turns out it was the Bentley R Type/Mark VII, last produced in 1955 according to Wikipedia.

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And I wasn’t expecting the transmission to be where it is.

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I thought that was only a racing thing. Then again we are talking Bentley here.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/bentley/r-type

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