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2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible revealed, Australian launch early 2022

The 2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible has been unveiled. Following in the wheel tracks of its fixed-roof sibling unveiled in March, the Continental GT Speed Convertible arrives as the quickest and "most driver-focused" offering in Bentley's current drop-top line-up. Power comes from a retuned version of the 'standard' model's 6...

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed revealed

The 2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed has been revealed, with the Volkswagen-owned British brand describing the coupe as its “most capable and performance-focused model ever." Power comes from a retuned example of Bentley's existing 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 petrol engine, sending 484kW and 900Nm to all four wheels through an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission...

How big is the boot space? Every SUV in Australia in 2021, ranked

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

Volkswagen Group to introduce a single electric platform to underpin future models

Volkswagen Group has outlined plans to base all future battery-powered models on a single platform. At a presentation overnight, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess unveiled the company's intention to have at least 80 per cent of its models built on the new electric vehicle (EV) architecture by 2030...

Lunaz offers electric conversions for Bentley S3 Continental Flying Spur

British electric conversion specialist Lunaz has announced it will offer its services for the classic Bentley S3 Continental Flying Spur limousine. The company – which has already electrified examples of the original Range Rover, Jaguar XK120, Rolls-Royce Phantom V and Rolls Royce Silver Cloud – will reportedly charge £350,000 (AU$630,000) for the conversion process, with customers required to supply their own vehicle...

Six (almost) affordable exotics currently for sale in Australia

The price of used cars has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, however there are still bargains around if you know where to look. Here are six exotic luxury and performance classics currently listed in the Australian classifieds for significantly less than you might have expected..

2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible recalled due to roof fault

Bentley has recalled 37 examples of its Continental GT Convertible in Australia, citing a potential safety risk associated with the electric roof mechanism. The affected vehicles are designated MY2020, and were sold between November 2019 and November 2020...

Bentley appoints ex-Audi man as its new Director of Design

British brand Bentley – part of the giant Volkswagen Audi Group since 1998 – has appointed Andreas Mindt as its new Director of Design. The former head of exterior design for Audi is set to take the helm at the British marque's UK headquarters from March 2021. Mindt will succeed previous Director of Design Stefan Sielaff, who is departing Bentley after almost six years to "pursue other opportunities"...

2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid revealed, Australian launch confirmed

2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid officially unveiled Facelifted SUV scores updated exterior styling, high-tech cabin Carry-over V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain delivers 330kW, 50km electric range The 2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid has been officially unveiled...

2021 Bentley new cars

UPDATE, 5 January 2021: Since this story was published, the British brand's Australian arm has confirmed the first examples of the updated Bentayga landed in Australia in November 2020. Additionally, the facelifted Bentayga Hybrid has been revealed and confirmed for our market, though arrival timing remains unconfirmed. The updated story continues below...

Volkswagen Group developing 'Landjet' electric flagship for Audi, Bentley and Porsche – report

The Volkswagen Group is developing a new flagship electric vehicle for three of its premium brands, according to a report from German newspaper Handelsblatt. Codenamed 'Landjet', development of the top-rung electric car is reportedly being led by Audi's autonomous- and electric-focused Artemis division, and is slated to be aimed squarely at a potential next-generation version of the Tesla Model S...