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Salon Privé to host new Rolls-Royce Ghost UK public debut

Rolls-Royce Ghost front

The all-new Rolls-Royce Ghost will headline the luxury car maker’s presence at this year’s Salon Privé (Blenheim Palace, 23-25 September). It will be joined by two of the most coveted cars from Rolls-Royce’s illustrious history in the Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance, presented by AXA. The historic pair are a 1911 …

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Bentley Flying Spur’s production milestone

Three-generations-of-the-Bentley-Flying-Spur

Bentley Motors has handcrafted the 40,000th example of the Flying Spur – the “most successful luxury sports sedan in the world”. Now in its all-new third generation, it was originally launched in 2005 as the Continental Flying Spur and has evolved to further distinguish itself from the Continental GT. Designed, …

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First Aston Martin DBX drives off production line

First Aston Martin DBX

The first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has been driven off the production line at the company’s new St Athan plant. The event was all the more remarkable because it’s just four years since Aston Martin announced its investment in the manufacturing facility. With its all-wheel drive system, …

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End of an era for the Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Mulsanne milestone

After more than a decade in production, the final example of the Bentley Mulsanne has been completed. More than 7,300 Mulsanne luxury saloons – all handcrafted at Bentley’s home in Crewe, Cheshire – have left the production line. The Mulsanne’s lineage can be traced back through Bentley’s history, from the …

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It’s the 50th birthday of the original Range Rover

Original Range Rover and Range Rover Fifty

Land Rover is celebrating the golden anniversary of the game-changing Range Rover with the introduction of the new Range Rover Fifty. Launched on 17 June 1970, the pioneering Range Rover was the original luxury SUV, boasting superb refinement and unparalleled all-terrain capability. In its lifetime, the Range Rover has achieved …

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Safety first as Bentley’s production lines roll again

Bentley Motors Resumes Production

Bentley Motors has resumed production at its headquarters in Crewe, with more than 1,700 employees following 250 comprehensive and wide-ranging hygiene and social distancing guidelines. This is the next stage of Bentley’s ‘Come Back Stronger’ programme – a phased production ramp up following a Coronavirus shutdown. Last week staff received …

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Bentley Continental GT ice racer breaks cover

Bentley Continental GT - 2020 GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria

Bentley Motorsport has unveiled a specially-prepared Continental GT which will compete at the prestigious GP Ice Race at Zell am See, Austria, for the first time. The Ice Race Continental GT will be running in livery that pays homage to its record-breaking compatriot from the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb …

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Lexus takes to the seas with £3 million yacht

Lexus LY 650 luxury yacht

The transformation of Lexus into a luxury lifestyle brand has moved up a gear with the unveiling of the stunning LY 650 yacht. The Japanese car maker has teamed up with with Marquis Yachts and Nuvolari Lenard to create a distinctive 65ft flybridge cruiser – a boat design that locates …

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Lexus crowned Britain’s best car brand

Lexus UX

Lexus has been named Best Car Brand in the 2019 Which? Awards, in recognition of its industry-leading technology and the high quality of its vehicles. The Japanese brand beat Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota to the title, and fittingly, the award coincides with the 30th anniversary of the founding of the …

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Aston Martin Vantage review

Aston Martin Vantage

Since Aston Martin was founded in 1913 it has suffered some turbulent financial times, including bankruptcy on a couple of occasions. Despite this, the brand is strong and globally renowned. Currently in a stronger position than it has been for some years, it is a company with revitalised ambition. Probably …

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