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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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Bentley reveals Grand Convertible Concept before LA, previews Mulsanne convertible

Bentley revealed a new convertible concept called the Grand Convertible Concept, which hints at a future production Mulsanne convertible. Previous rumors suggested Bentley was working on a Mulsanne convertible to match Rolls-Royce’s move of having a Phantom Drophead Coupe for quite some time. This would also be the first big-bodied Bentley convertible since the Bentley […]

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Video: Bentley teases new crossover again

We know Bentley is soon going to reveal their new crossover, which is due sometime within the next couple of years. We also know it’ll be built on Volkswagen’s new MLB Evo Platform and should receive power from either a twin-turbo 4.0L V8 or a 6.0L W12 with a plug-in version coming by 2017. To […]

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Report: A new Bentley Azure and Brooklands apparently in the works

Bentley might be on the path to reviving the Azure and Brooklands models, according to the brand’s CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer. According to a new report from AutoExpress in the UK, the new Azure is to take form as a convertible, like past Azures, while the Brooklands is most likely to be a coupe like the last limited […]

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Report: Bentley’s new crossover promised to be fastest ever made

Bentley is causing a stir with its highly-anticipated luxury crossover and the new model promises to be the fastest, most powerful and most luxurious SUV crossover on the market. That’s definitely a possibility, considering the crossover is expected to get the Continental GT’s potent twin-turbo W12 mill, according to Bentley’s sales and marketing director, Kevin […]

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Report: Bentley mulls an entry-level coupe

CARandDRIVER reports that Bentley may be working on a new entry-level coupe that could slot below the current brand entrant, the Continental GT. As usual, details are sparse, though word is that this new entry-level model could receive the same potent V8 as the Coninental GT V8. No word on pricing either, but speculation hints […]

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Report: Bentley confirmed to produce a Mulsanne Speed

Bentley is reportedly working on its brand image by being a standard of “sporting luxury,” ushered in by the recent Continental GT3 from not too long ago. Another example of this effort is the recent Continental GT Speed, a more high-performance yet, still luxurious version of said Continental. And to continue with the trend, AutoExpress apparently learned that […]

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Report: Bentley plans to stick with its VW-sourced W12

CARandDRIVER recently learned that Bentley has no desire to depart with its Volkswagen-sourced W12 engine, currently serving duty in the Continental GT and Flying Spur. Despite the crackdown on environmentalism, leading to the downsizing of engines, Bentley seeks to remain loyal to its use of the W12, meaning Bentley might end up being one of the last […]

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Report: Bentley wants to dip its toes into custom coachbuilding

Bentley reportedly wants to get in touch with their serious customization and coachbuilding side by dipping its toes into building very special and one-off models, like from the now defunct firm, Bertone, or the still-in-action Zagato company. The famed British luxury automaker was once a formidable player in building one-off custom cars for only the […]

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Report: Bentley’s SUV to cost around $220k

Word in the pipeline via AutoCar in the UK is that Bentley’s incoming SUV crossover may cost around $220,000. The goal of this pricing is to create a whole new segment of ultra-luxurious sport utility and crossover SUVs–think Germany’s intent to fill every market gap and niche possible. Additionally, the idea is to also fend off […]

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