• New Continental Supersports on show: the fastest Bentley ever built for the road, and the ultimate Grand Tourer

  • EXP 12 Speed 6e concept: the future of electric luxury, and the pinnacle of Bentley design, makes US public debut on Concept Lawn

  • Bentayga luxury SUV: North American debut of new Mulliner, Black and Activity editions

  • Bentley Design Studio, Bentley Home Collection and Bentley Boutique join current model range at the Home of Bentley

(Crewe / Pebble Beach, 15 August 2017) Bentley Motors is announcing the North American debuts of three extraordinary models: the Continental Supersports, Bentayga W12 editions and EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, at Monterey Auto Week, 17-20 August.

The luxury British brand will showcase five extraordinary models – the Supersports coupe, Continental GT V8 S, Bentayga W12, Flying Spur W12 S, and Mulsanne Speed at The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, on 18 August. The line-up will sit in front of the Clubhouse, offering the best view for the day.

Exquisite British craftsmanship will be demonstrated in the Bentley Design Studio, Home Collection and Bentley Boutique, all situated at the Home of Bentley, an elegant sanctuary adjacent to The Lodge at Pebble Beach.

Three Extraordinary Models Make Public Debuts

The powerful new Continental Supersports makes its North American public debut in Monterey. The world’s fastest four-seat car, with 710 PS (700 bhp) and acceleration of 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds, is the ultimate grand tourer.

The Bentayga makes its appearance in three new guises: Mulliner, Black and Activity editions. The world’s only true luxury SUV incorporates intricate detailing and precision in wood, metal and leather creating a modern, luxurious handcrafted interior.

The future of luxury and performance is captured in the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e, a stunning electric concept which takes pride of place on the Pebble Beach Concept Lawn, located in front of The Lodge, on Sunday, 20 August.

The EXP 12 Speed 6e is the modern manifestation of Bentley’s design and technical craftsmanship. The electric sports car concept brings together sustainable materials with sumptuous finishes, and battery-driven performance, for the ultimate statement on the future of the luxury sports car.

Exquisite Bentley Craftsmanship on Display

The manicured lawns of Pebble Beach create the perfect backdrop for Bentley to showcase the expert craftsmanship of Mulliner, Bentley’s personal commissioning division.

The Bentayga Mulliner and Mulsanne Speed Hallmark editions both exemplify the hidden delights and special detailing by Mulliner that allow discerning customers to add bespoke touches to their Bentleys.

Visitors to the Home of Bentley will also find the Home Collection, as well as handbags and other luxury accessories from the British brand in the Bentley Boutique.

In the Bentley Design Studio, experts are on hand to demonstrate the finest hides used in Bentley cars, and to show up close the attention and detail that go into creating a world of luxury for Bentley customers.

A Stunning Heritage on Display

Bentley’s illustrious heritage will be on display during the various auctions at Pebble Beach and on the lawn at the Concours d’Elegance, with three notable Bentley examples set for auction during the event.

1930 Bentley 6½-Litre Speed Six Sportsman’s Saloon by Corsica, One of the most beautiful, famous, and important Speed Sixes. $3,500,000 - $5,500,000*

1926 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports, Bentley’s Flagship Model from the Marque’s Heyday. $650,000 - $800,000*

1956 Bentley S1 Continental Two-Door Saloon, Coachwork by Park Ward, one of just 69 two-door saloons produced. $250,000 - $300,000*

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Notes to editors

  • Bentley Motors is the most sought after luxury car brand in the world. The company’s headquarters in Crewe is home to all of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s four model lines – Continental, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne. The combination of fine craftsmanship, using skills that have been handed down through generations, alongside engineering expertise and cutting-edge technology is unique to UK luxury car brands such as Bentley. It is also an example of high-value British manufacturing at its best. Bentley employs around 4,000 people at Crewe.

  • *Estimates correct at time of publication. For more information about these auctions, please visit RM Sotheby’s and Gooding & Company

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