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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...

2020 Bentley Bentayga Speed unveiled - UPDATE

The new Bentley Bentayga Speed has been unveiled ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which kicks off at the beginning of March. Under the bonnet, there's a version of the company's 6.0-litre twin-turbocharged W12 engine tuned to deliver 467kW of power and 900Nm of torque...

2018 Bentley Continental GT recalled

Bentley has recalled the 2018 Continental GT, over concerns about an issue with its electric power steering unit. According to the company, a software fault could make drivers lost power assistance momentarily, forcing them to apply extra force to the steering wheel. Should the power assistance stop at an inopportune moment, both the driver and other road users are at increased risk of an accident...

Bentley to celebrate centenary with special edition

Bentley has announced a new special edition, set to debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, as a celebration of its centenary. Inspired by one of its racing models, the limited-run car was this morning teased with a picture of a car's badge, sitting above what appears to be a retro-painted grille...

2012-18 Bentley Mulsanne, Mulsanne Speed recalled

Bentley Australia has recalled the 2012-2018 Mulsanne and Mulsanne Speed, over concerns about the rear seat belt buckle anchoages. According to the company, the anchorages mightn't fulfil their load requirements if both the central and outboard rear seats are occupied. If an accident occurs, there's a risk the seatbelt will detach from the body structure, increasing the risk of injury...

Bentley Bentayga Speed to launch this year with 485kW W12 - report

Bentley is believed to be preparing an even higher-performance version of the Bentayga SUV, dubbed the 'Speed', for reveal later this year. According to a new report by the UK's Autocar, the Bentayga Speed will get a boosted version of the current model's 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12, tuned to deliver 650hp (485kW)...

Bentley told to become profitable within two years

Bentley has been told by two of the Volkswagen Group's main shareholders it needs to stop the flow of red ink, although it's not clear what will happen if it misses the target. The call was made by the Porsche and Piech families, who not only own a significant portion of the company's voting stock, but also have two seats on its supervisory board...

2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible revealed, here in Q2 2019 - UPDATE

The Bentley Continental GT Convertible has been unveiled and detailed this week, joining the related coupe in the new-generation line-up. UPDATE, 3/12/18: Bentley's local division has confirmed the Continental GT Convertible will be arriving in Australia from the second quarter of 2019, priced from $462,240.50 before on-road costs...