BENTLEY LAUNCHES NEW MOTORSPORT COLLECTION AT GENEVA
- Continental GT3’s livery forms inspiration for new collection
- Stylish clothes and accessories for motorsport enthusiasts
- Makes debut at Geneva Motorshow in the Bentley Boutique
(Crewe, 1st March 2016) With the 2016 Motorsport season moving into full throttle, Bentley’s first Motorsport Collection is making its debut at Geneva Motorshow from 1st March.
The Continental GT3’s dynamic new livery forms the inspiration for the collection, with pieces echoing the vibrant green colour scheme and Union Flag inspired design cues introduced on the racer for the 2016 season. Created to embody the thrill and energy of the sport, each piece blends contemporary design with the finest materials and craftsmanship.
An authentic range of race clothing forms the basis of the collection. Designed for and worn by the Bentley racing team, technical polo shirts and t-shirts are complemented by soft shell jackets and practical gilets. All race-wear features a streamlined design consisting of dark panels to the side, accented by vivid green decorative tape for a sporting look, and is available for both ladies and gentlemen. More lifestyle led items include a Bentley motorsport hoodie, a first for Bentley, which comes in a stylish and subtle colour palette of white and grey.
A collection of racing accessories complements the race wear. A race duffle bag, originally designed to fit a race helmet, makes a perfect accessory for the racing enthusiast. Other track side essentials such as a baseball cap and ear plugs feature Bentley style cues, and a GT3 Lanyard to keep hold of those all-important VIP passes complete the circuit-side look. Away from the race track, a GT3 Espresso features dynamic imagery which embodies the excitement of the sport, while a new beach towel ensures motorsport enthusiasts can be inspired by their passion even while on the beach.
Younger fans are not forgotten, selected items of the clothing have been miniaturised for children aged 3-8, with the technical polo shirt and baseball cap both available in children’s sizes. For even younger motorsport enthusiasts, a motorsport baby grow with a racing overall inspired design is available for babies aged 0-6months.
Bentley Collection items are available globally from Bentley Retailers from March 7, or alternatively online at www.bentleycollection.com.
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Head of Lifestyle Communications
Bentley Motors Ltd
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 three 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.