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2014 Beijing: Bentley reveals their first ever Hybrid Concept in Beijing

Just as we walk out of the New York International Auto Show Press Days, China walks into their Beijing Auto Show. And to kick off one of the main debuts at this year’s festivities, Bentley revealed their first ever Hybrid Concept that looks nearly production ready, being based off of a Mulsanne. It is of […]

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Report: 200 mph Bentley SUV on the way

Though it’s difficult whether to know to laugh or cry at Bentley’s foray into the SUV market, it would definitely be a shame to see Bentley beat Lamborghini to the 200 mph mark, though according to a new report, that is exactly what Bentley is doing. Lamborghini put out the wild, 7mpg, 126mph, LM002 in […]

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Report: Entry level Bentley could occur

AutoCar over in the UK recently learned through Bentley’s sales and marketing director, Kevin Rose, who said that the Flying Wing marque is consdiering a bottom-entry model. Specifics weren’t shared, but Rose told the publication that the possibility of a model is entirely dependent on market demand. Though it’ shard to imagine what market there is […]

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Bentley announces Continental GT Speed, Flying Spur V8 for Geneva

Bentley has indicated that they will be introducing a slightly more climate friendly, ahem, cheaper version of their Flying Spur with a 4 liter twin-turbo V8 putting out 500 horsepower and 487 ft-lbs of torque. Originally the Flying Spur was only offered with a 6 liter W12 engine producing 617 horsepower and 590 ft-lbs of […]

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Report: Bentley’s SUV gets pricing and powertrain details ahead of Geneva

Though the auto business used to be pretty straightforward for years, new niches have been popping up left and right; one of the latest is the six-figure pricetag SUV segment. Many Range Rovers on the road today sit squarely within it, as to most well-optioned Porsche Cayennes. Bentley has let slip through a back door […]

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2015 Porsche Cayenne

Report: Significant changes for the Porsche Cayenne, Bentley gets 2,000 preorders for their first SUV

The current Cayenne has been with us since 2010 and it’s time for a mid-cycle refresh. Unlike most refreshes, reports suggest that the revised version of the Stuttgart-based automaker’s SUV will offer a hybrid as it does now with upgrades efficiency and output, possibly incorporating Porsche’s new biturbo 3 liter V6. Outside, the images from […]

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2014 North American International Auto Debuts scheduled, here’s partially what to expect

The North American International Auto Show’s PR team revealed the list of debuts scheduled to take place at the Cobo Center in the middle of next January. On the list, you will find some models to be revealed, despite their respective manufacturers remaining quiet. The most notable ones are the Cadillac ATS Coupe, the GMC […]

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Report: Bentley working on a new four-door sports coupe

Bentley is apparently planning a new four-door coupe to compete against the BMW M6 Gran Coupe and the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG. According to a report from CAR, the new four-door coupe will be based on the new Continental GT’s platform. The word came in after CAR attended a board meeting with Bentley’s chairman Wolfgang Schreiber. […]

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Report: Bentley axes Mulsanne-based convertible, not a compelling business case

CARandDRIVER reports that Bentley has decided to cease its plans to produce a Mulsanne convertible, after speaking with Bentley’s CEO, Wolfgang Schreiber, at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. A concept was shown privately at last year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. But the decision has been made by Volkswagen Group’s executive branch: it ain’t gunna happen. […]

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2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible (4)

Bentley reveals 2014 Continental GT V8 S coupe and convertible for Frankfurt

Bentley has revealed a new S version of their latest Continental GT V8 coupe and convertible, which will both debut on the floor of this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The S of course implies that this Continental GT variant is geared towards a sporting bias. Powered by the brand’s latest 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8, the Continental […]

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