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One-off multi-coloured Bentley makes diversity statement

Unifying Spur - one-off Bentley Flying Spur celebrates diversity

Bentley Motors has unveiled a uniquely-designed Flying Spur to highlight its aim to become the most diverse luxury car manufacturer. Dubbed the ‘Unifying Spur’, the car has been wrapped in a design capturing the themes of love, progress and unity. As European Diversity month draws to a close, and Pride …

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Bentley celebrates major manufacturing milestone

Bentley Motors produces 200,000th luxury car

Luxury car maker Bentley Motors has produced its 200,000th car since the birth of the marque in 1919. The Bentayga Hybrid, destined for a Chinese customer, met the oldest surviving Bentley, EXP 2 as it rolled off the production line at the home of Bentley in Crewe. The manufacturing milestone …

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Bentley bucks the trend with record 2020 sales

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Bentley Motors achieved its best sales ever during 2020, despite a production shutdown and global lockdowns. Although its pre-COVID sales forecast was much greater, the luxury British marque still managed to sell 11,206 cars – an increase of 2% over 2019. Bentley’s production was shut down for seven weeks beginning …

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Bentley Flying Spur’s production milestone

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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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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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Revealed: Top 20 iconic cars of film and TV

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE is the most iconic car in screen history, according to a new study by financial services company, Zopa. Inspector Morse’s maroon Jaguar Mk2 followed in second place, with Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger from The Fast and The Furious in third. According to the …

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Exclusive Goodwood drive day – the highlights

Goodwood Media Drive Day 2018 - credit Malcolm Griffiths-Goodwood

Goodwood is famous to petrol heads the world over for its hugely popular Festival of Speed, Revival and historic racing events. However, earlier this week I was invited to a special Media Drive Day featuring most of Goodwood’s main automotive partners, including Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, …

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Bentley unveils “world’s first luxury hybrid”

World’s first luxury hybrid model, the Bentayga Hybrid

Bentley has taken the wraps off what’s claimed to be the world’s first luxury hybrid car, the Bentayga Hybrid. In Bentley’s first step towards full electrification, the plug-in hybrid model combines an advanced electric motor with a powerful and efficient V6 petrol engine. The Bentayga Hybrid will be the company’s …

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Ralph Lauren launches new collection – in his garage

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Fashion legend and renowned car collector Ralph Lauren has staged his latest show inside the private garage of his home in Bedford Hills, New York. Set against the spectacular backdrop of one of the world’s most spectacular automotive collections, Lauren presented his passion for cars and classic, enduring style in …

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Revealed: the best new car interiors

Rolls-Royce Ghost interior

New research has found that interior design, quality and comfort are major priorities for motorists when choosing a new car. Comfort and refinement lead the way, with well over half (56%) of those polled stating that a relaxing and quiet driving environment is crucial, according to the What Car? survey. …

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