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2020 Bentley Flying Spur 3D leather trim teased

For the new Flying Spur sedan, Bentley is preparing what it claims is a world first: three-dimensional textured leather upholstery. Unfortunately the company hasn't revealed how it achieves the diamond pattern without the need for stitching. An earlier video revealed the new Flying Spur's retractable flying B ornament, as well as the chrome spine down the centre of the bonnet...

Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition revealed

Bentley has revealed yet another special edition in collaboration with its Mulliner bespoke coach building division, this time based on the new Continental GT Convertible. Dubbed the *gasp* Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition by Mulliner, the limited-run model "pays tribute to the Bavarian region" and features a Bavarian-inspired colour scheme...

Bentley dumps sports car plan for more grand tourers and crossovers

A change in management has resulted in a shift in focus for Bentley. Werner Tietz, head of engineering at Bentley, has told Autocar, "pure sports cars are not a topic for us now". This means, Bentley will not try to bring the EXP 10 Speed 6 or the electric EXP 12 Speed 6e concepts to production...

2020 Bentley Flying Spur teased

The first teasers for the new Bentley Flying Spur "four-door Grand Tourer" were issued overnight. No specifics about the car have been revealed so far, but Bentley says the "full details of the new Flying Spur will be released later this year". The brief video trailer reveals the new car's retractable flying B ornament, as well as the bonnet's chrome spine, and the upper section of the grille...

Bentley Bentayga V8 Design Series revealed

Bentley has revealed the Bentayga V8 Design Series, developed in collaboration with its Mulliner coachbuilding division to give its SUV a more "visually dynamic" look. As the name suggests, the Design Series is based on the Bentayga V8 petrol variant, picking up a range of existing options and special Mulliner bits to further distinguish it from the 'standard' model...

CarAdvice podcast 145: Discussing the 2019 BMW X7

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Mazda CX-8 is getting Apple CarPlay and a price increase, Toyota Australia has announced a hydrogen filling station in Victoria, and the 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 has been unveiled. Plus, Ford has confirmed 5000 European job losses, and Volvo will be installing technology to control drunk drivers...

Bentley Bentayga 'Pearl of the Gulf' revealed

Bentley has released yet another limited-run version of its Bentayga SUV in collaboration with its bespoke coachbuilding division, Mulliner. Dubbed the Bentayga Pearl of the Gulf, the super-exclusive edition is limited to just five units globally, and comes equipped with an array of real pearl surfaces and trims to celebrate the rich pearl diving heritage of the Arabian Gulf...

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled

Bentley has unveiled a new Continental GT variant, with power from a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 tuned to deliver 405kW of power and 770Nm of torque. A rear-biased all-wheel drive system, electric power steering, automatic engine stop/start, and cylinder deactivation are all standard. According to the luxury marque, the V8 is capable of whisking the coupe from 0-100km/h in 4...

Bentley Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner revealed

Bentley has revealed a very special version of its Continental GT created in collaboration with its bespoke coachbuilding division, Mulliner, inspired by the iconic Bentley 'Blower' of the 1930s. Limited to just 100 units globally, the Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner celebrates 'No.9', the supercharged Bentley Blower that Sir Ralph Stanley 'Tim' Birkin raced at the 1930 Le Mans 24 Hours...

2020 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid spied

The plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Bentley Flying Spur has been snapped out and about on the snowy roads of Europe this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal later in the year. It's not completely unknown what to expect from the new Flying Spur, given it's essentially a four-door version of the Continental GT...

Exclusive: Toyota customers pay more luxury car tax than owners of Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Bentley – and Audi, BMW and Lexus

EXCLUSIVE Toyota customers are paying more Luxury Car Tax than buyers of most prestige brands, prompting renewed calls to scrap the 33 per cent levy on vehicles priced above the $66,331 threshold. Luxury Car Tax has reaped the Federal Government more than $5 billion over the past decade – including more than $695 million in the last financial year alone...