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Bentley prepares to tackle Pikes Peak in modified Bentayga

Rhys Millen and Bentley are preparing to chase the production SUV record up the fearsome Pikes Peak hillclimb in a Bentayga prepared by Bentley Motorsport. Nope, we aren't pulling your leg. The current SUV record on the famed strip of Colorado blacktop – formerly gravel, alas no longer – is 12:53...

Bentley offers biometric lockbox in Bentayga

Most cars have a lockable glovebox, and maybe some kind of security in the centre console. For most owners, that isn't a problem. As you've probably gathered by now, the Bentley Bentayga isn't most cars, and the brand's average buyers aren't most owners.  That's why there's a new biometric lockbox for the centre armrest, designed to "stow valuables while at the beach, on the ski slope or utilising valet parking services"...

Bentayga V8: Talking active anti-roll with Peter Guest

The Bentley Bentayga V8 recently launched to the motoring press might have a lightweight aluminium body, but that doesn't make it a lightweight SUV. It tips the scales at nearly 2.4-tonnes, more than a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and slightly less than a Range Rover. It's an enormous mass to manage, especially given the grunt at play from the 4...

2018 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid revealed

The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid has been revealed at the Geneva motor show this week, marking the classic British brand's first tentative step into electrification. There are no obvious visual differences between the Bentayga Hybrid and its internal-combustion brethren, though copper 'Hybrid' badging and bronze Bentley badging are small giveaways...

Bentayga by Mulliner, Inspired by The Festival revealed

Bentley has created a one-off Bentayga to celebrate its partnership with The Jockey Club, a centuries-old horse racing organisation in Great Britain. The exterior is finished in a classic shade of 'Lustre Spruce' – described as a modern shade of British Racing Green – offset by diamond-turned, black-painted 21-inch alloy wheels and black body trim...

Bentley Bentayga V8 brakes are largest, most powerful on a series production car

The standard brakes on the Bentley Bentayga V8 aren't what you'd call 'small'. The steel rotors  measure 400mm up front, gripped by six-piston calipers from Brembo. According to Bentley Bentayga product line director, Peter Guest, the package was approved after an exhaustive development process...

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 Bentayga V8 revealed, here in June - UPDATE

Update: The Bentley Bentayga V8 has been confirmed for Australia, with pricing kicking off from $334,700. See bottom of article for details. The 2018 Bentley Bentayga V8 has been revealed and detailed, joining the W12 and Diesel variants in the British luxury crossover's line-up...

Bentley Bentayga V8 heading to Geneva - report

The Bentley Bentayga looks set to gain a twin-turbo V8 petrol option, after documents detailing the new model were uncovered in the US. AutoGuide published images of a VIN decoder document submitted by the British marque to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which details two petrol variants of the Bentayga - the existing W12, and a new V8 version...

Bentley Bentayga Field Sports by Mulliner revealed for the hunting elite

If you're a gun at shooting and have plenty of cash to splash, the Bentley Bentayga Field Sports by Mulliner could be the perfect hunting accessory. Revealed this week by the British marque's bespoke coachbuilding arm, Mulliner, the Bentayga Field Sports follows several other lifestyle-focused packages that have been revealed recently like the Fly Fishing and Falconry specials...