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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...

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...