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Tray chic: Bentley Continental Flying Spur ute custom-built in the UK 

A Bentley Continental Flying Spur limousine – with close to 600-horsepower worth of W12 under the bonnet – has been transformed into a ute in the UK. Bentley’s flagship sedan was turned into a super-luxury ute following an 18-month transformation by custom car builders in the UK who specialise in classic Volkswagens and exotic supercars – and everything in between...

British manufacturers not committing to lower prices in Australia, despite free trade agreement

Manufacturers that build cars in Britain are yet to commit to lower Australian prices, despite the announcement of a new Free Trade Agreement "immediately eliminating" an existing 5 per cent automotive import tariff. Affected British-built cars include Nissan's Juke, Leaf, and Qashqai small SUVs, and the majority of vehicles built by Jaguar, Land Rover, Mini, Aston Martin, McLaren, Bentley and Rolls-Royce...

2022 Bentley Bentayga S revealed, Australian launch due early 2022

The 2022 Bentley Bentayga S has been unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in the first quarter of 2022 (January to March inclusive). Based on the 'standard' Bentayga V8, the new S variant of Bentley's facelifted SUV aims to deliver "an even more engaging drive" than its donor through an array of chassis tweaks and changes under the skin...

The Queen's Bentley Mulsanne sells for $322,000

A 2013 Bentley Mulsanne used to transport HM Queen Elizabeth II has sold in the UK just days after being advertised. The Bentley, which was used between 2013 and 2015 at Buckingham Palace, was advertised for £179,850 (AU$322,000) on the UK site Pistonheads...

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...