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Time Machine Tuesday: February 27, 2018

People often say "don't forget where you came from". Although we're focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here's a look at what happened on February 27 over the past few years. Warning: may contain traces of Volkswagen Group...

2018 Bentley Continental GTC spied

The upcoming Bentley Continental GTC and Flying Spur have been spied this week on the snowy roads of Sweden this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal at the Geneva motor show. Covered in a blueish-grey wrap, the drop-top GTC looks to be the more production-ready of the two prototypes, looking very much like the Continental GT coupe revealed in September last year...

2018 Bentley Continental GT3 race car unveiled

The new Bentley Continental GT3 race car has been unveiled. Based on the latest Continental coupe, the car will go on sale from June 2018. Under the GT3's bonnet is the brand's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. With a redesigned dry sump, and intake and exhaust systems, the motor is said to develop over 410kW of power...

Bentley close to adding a sports car to its range

Bentley has again hinted it will add a sports car to its model line-up alongside its GT, luxury sedan and SUV offerings. Speaking to CarAdvice at the recent launch of the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT, John Paul Gregory, head of exterior design for Bentley, said the company was always looking at opportunities to attract new – and importantly, younger – customers...

2018 Bentley Continental GT revealed: Here in Q2 2018 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Bentley's local arm has indicated the new Continental should arrive in Australia during the second quarter of 2018. Pricing, meanwhile, will be revealed closer to launch. The new-generation 2018 Bentley Continental GT has been revealed overnight, bringing a new look, the availability of high-end technology and even more power...

CarAdvice podcast 68: New EV infrastructure coming for Australia?

While Mandy heads to the Birdsville Races, Paul Maric is joined this week is Mike Costello, bringing you the latest car news from the past week. This includes the all-new Bentley Continental GT, details on Kia Stinger specifications, the awesome looking Suzuki Jimny, the all-new Porsche Cayenne, plus the BMW i3 revision and Volvo XC60...

2018 Bentley Continental GT coupe spied with less camouflage

The next-generation Bentley Continental GT coupe has been spied again, but this latest prototype has shed most of its false body panels. Spied doing a bit of cold weather testing in Europe, we can now see clearly the overall design of the new Continental, as well as its front fenders, doors, boot, exhaust tips, and rear bumper and diffuser...

Bentley Continental Supersports touches down in Australia, pricing announced

The 2017 Bentley Continental Supersports has touched down in Australia, making its local debut at the Australian Grand Prix this week in Melbourne. Pricing for the flagship Continental coupe and convertible starts at $569,522 and $626,474 in Australia before on-road costs respectively. With its uprated 6...

2017 Bentley Continental Supersports: World's fastest four-seater revealed

The new Bentley Continental Supersports coupe and convertible have been unveiled, and they are claimed to be the fastest four-seat luxury vehicles of their type in the world. Under the bonnet, the new Continental Supersports model has a version of the company's 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, which has been tuned to deliver 522kW of power at 6000rpm, and 1017Nm between 2050 and 4500rpm...

2007-08 Bentley Continental Flying Spur recalled for sunroof fix

Bentley has issued a recall for 12 of its Continental Flying Spur sedans over concerns the optional solar sunroof could come loose. The company reports the solar glass panel is insufficiently bonded to the sliding sunroof frame on affected vehicles. Should the solar glass panel come loose when the vehicle is in motion, this could pose a safety hazard for other road users...

2018 Bentley Continental GTC spied

The next-generation Bentley Continental GTC convertible has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in Europe. Don't expect the production car to feature fenders quite as wide or as flared as this prototype's. It's clear from front and rear track width, that the final version of the Continental will be slightly narrower than this development model...