Bentley

In 1923, Walter Owen Bentley, founder of the car company that bears his name, determined that driving enthusiasts wanted a more potent version of the standard 3-liter Bentley. Thus were born the...
The Audi R8 ( www.audi.com ) may lack a long history, but it already has experienced plenty of racing success: The prototype that dominated sports car competitions for the past seven years went by...
As a prototype convertible made the rounds from one Bentley showroom to another last summer, Robb Report senior correspondent Paul Dean traveled to Miami to drive the latest member of the Continental...
Among the millions of tales concerning the Emerald Isle is the one about the Aer Lingus captain, who, upon his airliner’s approach to Shannon Airport, advised the passengers, “We will shortly be...
Bentley’s Continental GT Convertible is much more than the third of the company’s triplets. The car represents the third ace in a full house, the third member of a trifecta, the completion of a hat...
The year 1980 was an extraordinary, historic, and humbling annus horribilis for Bentley. The company did not sell a single car in North America. There is little wonder that the marque performed so...
The Bentley Continental GT, Robb Report ’s Car of the Year for 2004, has added a set of doors, a Flying Spur appellation, and almost another trophy for the display case in Crewe. Even when compared...
Bentley’s 2005 Arnage T is a lovely leftover, a mechanical souvenir from distant days when Rolls-Royce was its builder and any thought of an ownership change was just a gleam in the eye of Volkswagen...
During one surreal weekend on the Monterey Peninsula, it is not unusual to see a Blower Bentley idling beside a Lamborghini Diablo at a traffic light. These and other antiques and exotics arrive here...
Bentley Continental GT The British heavyweight has earned its worldwide acclaim. “It may be the best Bentley ever,” declared John Davis, host and executive producer of public television’s MotorWeek...
The late Sir Frederick Royston, a pioneer in the business of importing British cars to the United States, was normally the most affable of gents. But there was one thing that would send him around...
The pressure was on Michael Parchment earlier this summer. More than 500 prospective Bentley Continental GT owners were counting on him and his knowledge of the Bentley marque and its new coupe...
This month’s cover car, the elegantly buxom Bentley Continental GT, may be the British company’s most intriguing product change since it stopped bolting superchargers to the outside of its cars...
The patriarch is moving out, community assets have been divided, and it is all over but the garage sale as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Bentley Motors end their 71-year marriage. After a three-year...
Few tears fell in anyone’s gin when Bentley discontinued its Azure convertible in 2003. No obituary appeared in the Times of London. No questions were raised in the Commons. It even seemed the...

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