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2018 Bentley Continental GT3 race car unveiled

The new Bentley Continental GT3 race car has been unveiled. Based on the latest Continental coupe, the car will go on sale from June 2018. Under the GT3's bonnet is the brand's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. With a redesigned dry sump, and intake and exhaust systems, the motor is said to develop over 410kW of power...

2019 Bentley Flying Spur spied in greater detail

The next-generation Bentley Flying Spur has been spied in its production-ready body for a second time, with the sedan undergoing warm weather testing in southern Europe. While the original set of photos were taken by a fan of our spy agency, these pictures were taken by one of the agency's professional photographers...

Bentley close to adding a sports car to its range

Bentley has again hinted it will add a sports car to its model line-up alongside its GT, luxury sedan and SUV offerings. Speaking to CarAdvice at the recent launch of the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT, John Paul Gregory, head of exterior design for Bentley, said the company was always looking at opportunities to attract new – and importantly, younger – customers...

Bentley Mulsanne Design Series by Mulliner revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut

The Bentley Mulsanne Design Series by Mulliner - yes that's quite a mouthful - has been revealed ahead of its debut at this week's Frankfurt motor show. Set to be displayed alongside the new-generation Continental GT, the Mulsanne Design Series is "inspired by the latest trends in high-end interior design and fashion" and available in three signature Mulliner colours; King Fisher blue (pictured), Metallic Silver and Metallic Bronze...

2018 Bentley Continental GT revealed: Here in Q2 2018 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Bentley's local arm has indicated the new Continental should arrive in Australia during the second quarter of 2018. Pricing, meanwhile, will be revealed closer to launch. The new-generation 2018 Bentley Continental GT has been revealed overnight, bringing a new look, the availability of high-end technology and even more power...

CarAdvice podcast 68: New EV infrastructure coming for Australia?

While Mandy heads to the Birdsville Races, Paul Maric is joined this week is Mike Costello, bringing you the latest car news from the past week. This includes the all-new Bentley Continental GT, details on Kia Stinger specifications, the awesome looking Suzuki Jimny, the all-new Porsche Cayenne, plus the BMW i3 revision and Volvo XC60...

Renault-Nissan Alliance leads 2017 global sales race at halfway point

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has vaulted past the Volkswagen Group and Toyota to be the world's number one automaker at the halfway point of this year. To the end of June, the Franco-Japanese pairing sold 5,268,079 vehicles, ahead of the Volkswagen Group's 5,155,600, and Toyota's 5,129,000...

2018 Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid spied

The upcoming Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid has been spied during hot weather testing in southern Europe. There's not much to distinguish this Bentayga prototype from the W12 and V8 diesel variants currently on sale. The most obvious difference relates to the taped up Bentley badges, and missing fog light units...

2019 Bentley Flying Spur spied with production body

The next-generation Bentley Flying Spur has been spied with a disguised version of its production body. These photos were snapped by a fan of our spy photography agency in southern Europe, and give us our first good look at the new sedan's overall shape. The production car's detailing, however, is well disguised by a series of false body panels over the doors, fenders and boot...

Bentley Bentayga gets new in-car Falconry kit, because of course it does

Not one for mainstream sports like football and cricket, the Bentley Bentayga has added yet another eccentric accessory pack for an upper-class pastime with the Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner. Joining the fly fishing set released last July, the falconry kit is hand-crafted by Bentley's bespoke coachbuilding division Mulliner, and includes stacks of beautifully finished features, with most placed in the boot...

Bentley to offer vegan-friendly interiors

Step into any Bentley today, and almost every conceivable surface that's not wood, carpet or metal is covered in leather. That's fine for most, but less so if you're a vegan. Stefan Sielaff, Bentley's director of design, told AutoExpress at the recent Financial Times Future of the Car Summit, "You can’t sell an animal-containing product like a Bentley, with 20 leather hides, to someone with a vegan lifestyle"...