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Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition revealed

Bentley Motors has revealed the Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner (breathes), paying homage to the legendary Bentley Blower of 1929. Limited to just 100 units globally, the limited-run drop-top Continental is said to be a modern interpretation of the 1929 racing car (above), which also set the Outer Circuit record at the Brooklands race track, Surrey, in 1932...

2018-19 Bentley Continental GT recalled

Bentley has recalled the 2018-19 Continental GT, over concerns about an issue with the centre console switch pack. According to the company, a software fault could make the centre console switch pack (in other words, a collection of buttons on the console) go dark or stop operating. If the issue occurs, the hazard warning lights and windscreen demister might not work, increasing the risk of an accident...

CarAdvice podcast 157: Discussing the 2020 Holden Colorado

This week Mandy Turner joins Trent Nikolic and Josh Dowling in Sydney. In car news, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is sold out for months, Mazda will be launching an electric car in 2020, and BMW has revealed the 2019 3 Series Touring. Sam Purcell reviews the 2020 Holden Colorado after returning from the Victorian launch, and Tony Crawford was at the unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur...

2020 Bentley Flying Spur unveiled

Luxury British carmaker Bentley has lifted the covers off its new third-generation Flying Spur, revealing a ground-up development along with cutting-edge technology and features that the company believes will 'redefine' the Grand Touring segment...

Bentley Continental GT to attempt Pikes Peak record

The livery of the Bentley Continental GT coupe which will compete in this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been revealed. As part of the company's centenary celebrations, the car will wear the number 100 when it goes up the mountain in Colorado. To be raced by Rhys Millen, Bentley is hoping the lightly modified Continental GT will be able to set a new Time Attack 2 production car record...

2020 Bentley Flying Spur to feature four-wheel steering

Ahead of the unveiling of the third-generation Flying Spur on June 11, European time, Bentley has released more details and new photos of a partially disguised prototype undergoing testing. In addition to featuring all-wheel drive and dynamic ride control, the new sedan will also be available with four-wheel steering...

Bentley: Sales records keep rolling amid centenary celebrations

Bentley was founded on July 10, 1919 by W.O. Bentley. That makes 2019 the company's centenary. It's also likely to be the seventh successive year where it sells more than 10,000 vehicles worldwide. It’s a stellar result for a company that was in receivership back in 1931, only to be saved by Rolls-Royce...

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...