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Art students imagine Bentley of the future

We won't know what the automotive world will look like more than thirty years from now, but Bentley asked students at London's Royal College of Art to give it their best shot. The Bentley design team provided curriculum tutelage and guidance for students, who then imagined what a luxury car will mean to the automotive world in 2050. Bentley chose four...

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Bentley Mulsanne recalled over rearview camera quirk

Even the pinnacle of luxury can fall victim to recalls. In this case, it's Bentley's range-topping Mulsanne sedan. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration recieved notice on September 14 that Bentley will recall 10 vehicles over a rearview camera defect. According to NHTSA and the brand's letter of acknowledgment, the Mulsanne's rearview...

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Every Bentley built in 2019 can celebrate brand’s centennial

Bentley turns 100 in 2019, and instead of letting only a few buyers celebrate the occasion with a run of limited-edition cars the brand will offer special touches commemorating the centennial on every car it builds throughout the year. The special touches are known as the Centenary Specification and represent a chance for buyers to create a car with rare...

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New Bentley boss rules out sports cars

There's been plenty of talk of Bentley adding a fifth model line to join its Continental GT, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne, with the leading speculation calling for a two-seat sports car along the lines of the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept rolled out at the 2015 Geneva auto show. In a detailed interview with Autocar, Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark, who took over...

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Bentley marks 100 years with a book weighing 66 pounds

Next year marks Bentley's 100th year of operation and the brand revealed its first celebration plan. To mark the milestone date, Bentley will release a limited edition book covering a century of operations and the brand's future. As we learned in July, it will also build a special Mulsanne as a hommage to brand founder Walter Owen (W.O.) Bentley. But the...

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Bentley announces Bentayga Pikes Peak Edition to honor record-setting run

This past Sunday, Bentley set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a slightly modified Bentayga. The SUV climbed the mountain in 10:49.9 to break the previous record set for quickest production SUV at the hill climb by almost 2 minutes. Pikes Peak veteran Rhys Millen was at the wheel. Now, the British luxury marque will mark the...

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Report: Bentley to introduce Bentayga Sport coupe SUV in 2019

Another Bentley Bentayga variant is reportedly scheduled to join the model's lineup, and it's a coupe-type SUV along the lines of the BMW X6. German publication AutoBild reported a Bentayga Sport will arrive in 2019 and boast the rather controversial proportions that make a "coupe" SUV. The report claims the coupe SUV will boast a freshened design from the...

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Bentley is cooking up a hotter Bentayga Speed

Bentley previously said it needed more Bentayga derivatives to keep the luxury SUV the newest kid on the block. Now, it appears more are coming, and one will be a performance-oriented Bentayga Speed model. Speaking with Autocar in a Wednesday report, Bentley design boss Stefan Sielaff confirmed a Bentayga Speed is in the pipeline. We should see typical cues...

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2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive review: the stuff of dreams

The day begins in a Sequin Blue 2019 Bentley Continental GT at the exclusive Kitzbuhel Country Club in the Tyrolean region of Austria. Set against verdant rolling hills and tooling through storybook villages, it would be easy to think one is lost in a fairy tale. This car's cabin is outfitted with two-tone Portland (cream) and Imperial Blue leather...

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2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible spy shots

Bentley revealed its redesigned Continental GT at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show and today we have new photos of a prototype for the open-top version, the redesigned Continental GT Convertible. The lack of camouflage gear suggests the reveal is coming up soon. We expect the car to go on sale later this year as a 2019 model. Coming as no surprise, the design...

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