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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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2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots and video

Bentley is redesigning its Continental range, starting with the GT coupe which we saw in redesigned form at last September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Next in line will be a new GT Convertible. After that comes the related Flying Spur sedan which is likely due some time in 2019, as a 2020 model. We have a new set of spy shots and video of the next Flying...

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Bentley Mulsanne successor might go electric route

Bentley's successor to the Mulsanne is due early next decade, and according to Autocar the automaker is yet to decide on what route its new flagship will take. A direct replacement such as a large sedan with traditional styling and a powerful internal combustion engine is one possibility. An alternative is introducing an electric car with avant-garde...

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Bentley will add 10,000 more solar panels to its plant

One of the United Kingdom's largest array of solar panels will soon be completed at Bentley's Crewe plant. The Brit automaker announced Tuesday that construction has begun on a 10,000-unit strong solar farm to cover a carpark at its plant. Once completed, the solar farm will provide 2.7 megawatts of power, or enough to cover about a quarter of Bentley's...

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Rhys Millen to pilot Bentley Bentayga in 2018 Pikes Peak

Racing up a mountain is probably the last place you'd expect to see a Bentley Bentayga, but the ultra-luxury SUV will arrive this June to tackle one of the world's oldest and most famous hill climbs: the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Bentley on Tuesday revealed the specially prepped Bentyaga that will race to the clouds on June 24 and confirmed that...

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Safe and sound: Bentley debuts biometric storage system for Bentayga

Bentley has introduced a technology seemingly pulled from a James Bond film. It's a biometric security system to access a hideaway storage compartment for the Bentayga SUV. The system, developed by Bentley's commissioning division Mulliner, requires a fingerprint scan to access the storage compartment. The system is integrated with the compartment made of...

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Luxury with a conscience: Bentley Bentayga Hybrid unveiled in Geneva

Buyers of the Bentley Bentayga no longer need to feel guilty lugging their 2-ton-plus luxury SUVs around town as a plug-in hybrid model will soon be available. Unveiled on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, the new Bentayga Hybrid represents the British marque's first step toward electrification. It also makes Bentley the first among...

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Bentley Bentayga by Mulliner channels British royal horse racing history

Mulliner has done it again. Bentley's personal commissioning division revealed Thursday a one-off Bentayga SUV inspired by the brand's ongoing relationship with The Jockey Club, which has organized British horse racing since 1750. As the sport was fit for royalty, so is the Bentayga by Mulliner. The Bentayga Mulliner draws on The Jockey Club's lineage and...

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2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible spy shots

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

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