The original Blower Bentley wasn’t actually the creation of W.O. Bentley. It was a creation of the ‘Bentley Boys’. The Bentley Boys were a group of wealthy, upper-class car nuts who, in the 1920s, drove Bentley to racing success at the likes of Brooklands and Le Mans. But the Bentley Boys were constantly seeking more […]
BENTLEY CONTINENTAL SUPERSPORTS PRESS RELEASE * The Continental Supersports is the fastest, most powerful Bentley ever with 630PS (621 bhp) 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds (0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds) and a 204 mph (329 km/h) top speed. * The Supersports reaffirms Bentley’s environmental commitment with the launch of its first FlexFuel performance car. * […]
The replacement for the Bentley Arnage, due in late 2010, will be a much more expensive car, going head to head with the Rolls Royce Phantom, with new engines.
I’m sure all us Brits still think of Bentley as a good old British Car Producer. But when we pause and think we remember that they are in fact part of VW, and therefore very much a European car maker. Which explains why, despite the cars being bolted together here, Bentley feels the need to […]
It’s official. Cars UK are now Green Car Fans. How could it be any different. The Bentley Continental Supersports is the fastest Bentley ever made, and it has solid green credentials to boot. A perfect combination. Bentley has released details of the car we knew was coming. Much trumpeting by Bentley over recent months about […]
We knew Bentley was playing with biofuel for its cars (and the Queen’s Bentley to boot!) and the first ‘Teaser’ news comes that the first car to use this technology for Bentley will be making an appearance at the Geneva Motor Show in March. As this is all tease and no detail, Bentley are not […]
However hard I try, and however much the Continental GT is denigrated as a ‘Footballers Car’, I can’t help loving it, and its soft-top sibling the GTC. When I first drove the GT I have to admit I was a little disappointed. Only a little, mind you, as it is unarguably a great car. But […]
What does a car maker which specialises in ultra-luxurious, powerful and, by definition, thirsty cars do when the world goes mad and starts to see its products as anathema? Bentley finds itself in this ludicrous position. Of course, the current credit problems play a big part in Bentley’s problems, either because buyers need finance to […]