CAR AS LUXURIOUS CANVAS
Mulliner Personal Commission Paint – the bespoke service that enables customers to choose from an infinitive palette – has been introduced for the new Continental GT for the first time this November. Here we take a closer look at this special process that creates truly unique Bentleys.
THe finest materials from around the world: Making the new...
The Continental GT showcases Bentley’s unrivalled expertise in the authentic use of materials, from the highest-quality natural leathers, to rare, sustainable sourced veneers. We celebrate the Continental GT by highlighting some of the best materials sourced from around the world.
HISTORY IN MARQUETRY
Built to celebrate its forthcoming centenary, Bentley has taken inspiration from the ‘golden age’ of motoring to create a car that reflects an extraordinary automotive story – the W.O. Mulsanne by Mulliner. In this blog we take a look at one particular feature of this limited edition: the stunning illuminated cocktail cabinet.
technology in numbers
The Continental GT brings a wealth of technology to the Grand Touring customer, built on an new electrical architecture and host to a suite of on-board infotainment, the car showcases major evolutions in Bentley’s unique application of cutting-edge technology.
R-Plated: A Very Special Registration
Eagle-eyed viewers of ‘Together we are Extraordinary: The Story of Bentley Motors’ will notice that the number plate on the 1953 R Type Continental featured (BLT 934) is actually that of Ian Fleming’s personal car.
The new Bentley Continental GT has been winning praise and plaudits for its design and desirability all over the word since its unveiling. One interior feature in particular has generated a huge amount of interest – the new Bentley Rotating Display.
Bentley Designers configure dream Continental GT
Ever wondered how the tastemakers at Bentley would specify their own Continental GT? In this blog, we ask Bentley’s top designers to specify their dream configuration on the new Bentley configurator.
30 YEARS IN AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN – FROM MUNICH TO CREWE
Bentley’s Director of Design, Munich-born, self-professed Anglophile, Stefan Sielaff, has spent more than 30 years in automotive design. In this interview Stefan explains why his lifetime dream was to work for a British brand, and how he got here.
At this year’s 24 Hours of Spa, Bentley Motorsport finished in second place. Here, Max Soulet talks us through a race that he will never forget.
Extraordinary Continental Road Trip with Autobild
Eight Autobild readers take 13 Continental GTs on an extraordinary road trip from Hamburg to Berlin.
A greener future: Bentley reinforces commitment to the environment
Bentley Motors has become the first automotive manufacturer to achieve re-certification of the triple Carbon Trust Water Standard for carbon, waste and water.
Classic training at Bentley
Over half a century after it first left the factory, a 1965 Bentley T-Series has returned to the company’s headquarters in Crewe to be restored by Bentley apprentices. The renovation project forms a key part of the Bentley apprenticeship learning programme. Laura Pilling is a first-year leather and trim apprentice, currently working on the project.
Bentley’s vision of electric luxury: EXP 12 Speed 6e concept...
Last week at Geneva Motorshow Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive Wolfgang Duerheimer revealed Bentley’s vision of electric luxury, the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept. Here we take a look at what global media thought of this latest concept.
#BentleyMasterclass - Sketching a Continental Supersports
The new Continental Supersports features unique exterior styling cues which reflect it's significant performance capability. In this film, Bentley's Head of Exterior Design demonstrates how he sketches one.
BENTLEY CONCEPT STARS IN FORZA HORIZON 3 VIDEO GAME
The EXP 10 Speed 6 concept is now available to be driven for the first time - in virtual reality. The Bentley concept has debuted in Microsoft’s open-world racing game Forza Horizon 3 on Xbox One and Windows 10, this year’s best-selling, highest-rated racing game.
BENTLEY INTRODUCES NEW CONTINENTAl GT V8 S BLACK EDITION
Equipped with a twin-turbo, 4.0-litre V8 engine that develops 528 PS (520 bhp) and 680 Nm (502 lb.ft) of torque, the Continental V8 S is tuned for power and performance, offering a focused, precise driving experience.
Bamford x Bentley Mulliner Mulsanne Speed
A long-time Bentley customer, Bamford has designed and commissioned a bespoke Mulsanne Speed to his own unique specification, delivered by Mulliner.
Meet the Bentley Apprentices
As Bentley announces 60 new openings for 2017 apprenticeships, undergraduate and graduate positions, we meet some of the current crop.
The Future of Luxury – Interview with Stefan Sielaff, Bentley's...
Designing the Bentley of tomorrow is not an easy task. Not only must Bentley’s Director of Design, Stefan Sielaff, preserve the brand’s unmistakable identity – forged over nearly a century – but he must also visualise the future and innovate.
Bentley Celebrates London Cocktail Week
To celebrate the 2016 London Cocktail Week (3 to 9 October), the Mayfair institution and Bentley have come together in order to put a modern twist on a tradition dating back over 85 years.
Doors open at Crewe’s University Technical College
Crewe’s Engineering & Design University Technical College (UTC) has opened its doors to the first cohort of students. Dave Terry has been leading the work to bring the new school to life, and reveals what it will offer students in Crewe and the surrounding area.
Master of Speed – Derek Bell
Five-time Le Mans winner Derek Bell is the greatest British sports car racer of all time, winning the 24-hour race five times between 1975 and 1987.
A World of Leather (and Wax Crayons)
On their own, there is nothing obviously remarkable about these humble coloured crayons. However, between the fingers of Leather Inspector Colleagues Alan Ryder and Dave Legg, they are essential to maintaining Bentley’s reputation for exceptional interior quality.