Tag: Bentley Continental

Bentley Unveils A Trio Of New Mulliner Collections For U.S. Customers

Bentley will use the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show to introduce a trio of new Mulliner Collections. Designed specifically for Americans, the collections have unique styling and reflect the “increasing demand for exclusively commissioned Bentleys.” Kicking things off is the Mulliner Nauticis Collection, which was commissioned by a dealer in Fort Lauderdale and consists of four […]

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Bentley Drifts The Continental GT Speed To Prove It Can Be Raucous As Well As Stately

Bentley has taken the new Continental GT Speed to an abandoned airbase in Sicily to prove that, despite its luxurious demeanor, it’s as raucous as you would expect from a 12-cylinder coupe. Once the largest NATO airbase in southern Europe, the site has been abandoned for almost 30 years. The film sees the Continental GT […]

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Bentley’s 850 HP Pikes Peak Continental GT3 Vs. A 600 HP Honda Civic Type R Seems Like An Unfair Fight

The challenges unique to the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb are many and this results in a lot of unique race cars. Take, for example, Bentley’s Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer. Although it’s based on a GT3 car that competes in sports car racing around the world, the one seen in this episode of Hoonigan’s “This […]

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Bentley And Akrapovic Develop New Lightweight Exhaust For Continental GT Speed

Bentley’s engineers have collaborated with the experts at Akrapovic to create an exhaust system for the Continental GT Speed that saves weight, sounds better, and improves performance. The pipes are designed to be as strong, light, and as resistant to heat as possible. Along with those goals, the teams focused on creating optimal flow through […]

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The Bentley Continental GT Speed Is An Opulent Coupe That Packs A Really Big Punch

As the very first Bentley to be launched after the brand was acquired by the VW Group, the Continental GT was designed to be (relatively) more affordable and performance-oriented in order to appeal to new, younger potential customers. Bentley understood that they needed to step away from their traditional style of full-size luxury cars that […]

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10 Model-Defining Car Details That Were Really Only Optional

Some of the world’s greatest cars are defined by some truly great details. Things like a set of unforgettable graphics, an iconic wheel design or a legendary engine. But you might be surprised to find that some of your favorite car details and features weren’t actually part of that car’s standard package. A Lamborghini Countach […]

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Ford GT Prices Have Skyrocketed, But What About Other High End Cars?

The Ford GT built between 2004 and 2006 is a blue-chip modern classic. First shown as the GT40 Concept at the 2002 Detroit auto show, the supercharged retro supercar was such a hit deposit cheques were flying around like ticker tape at a presidential parade. Ford quickly agreed to build 4,500 cars, and sock it […]

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The Last Breitling Watch For Bentley Leaves The Factory After Nearly 20 Years Of Partnership

To many, myself included, there are no more definitive partnerships between an automaker and a watch company than Bentley’s longstanding collaboration with Breitling. Having worked together for 19 years, though, the final timepiece commissioned by the British luxury carmaker has left the watchmaker’s factory. The watch, a Breitling Premier B21 Chronograph Tourbillon 42 Bentley Limited […]

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Bentley Denied Pikes Peak “Triple Crown” Due To Shorter Course, Boost Pressure Issue

Bentley’s specially prepared Continental GT3 finished in second place in the Time Attack I class and in fourth place overall at this year’s Pikes Peak. The Continental GT3 Pikes Peak was driven by Rhys Millen, who completed this year’s shorter course in 6:36.281 despite suffering a late engine issue. Millen took the 750 HP racer […]

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Bentley And Fanatec’s New Steering Wheel Is Equally At Home In A GT3 Car And A Sim Rig

Bentley has teamed up with sim racing hardware manufacturer Fanatec to produce a steering wheel that’s not only compatible with sim racing hardware, but Bentley’s Continental GT3 Pike’s Peak race car as well. The Bentley GT3 steering wheel is constructed of carbon fiber and magnesium alloy to not only give it an authentic look, but also […]

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