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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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Report: Bentley preparing a 550hp Mulsanne for Paris

AutoExpress in the UK reports that Bentley’s CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer, confirmed that the British luxury automaker will be showcasing a more powerful Mulsanne at this year’s annual car exposition in Paris. The new model will follow in the path of the Continental GT3-R’s theme of “sporting luxury” and is expected to don at least 550hp […]

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Report: Bentley to keep their 6.75L V8 for the Mulsanne

Fuel economy is still the rant and rave of the automobile industry and as a result, all automakers are jumping on the trend of downsizing and force-inducing engines. Though a recent report from Autovisie indicates that Bentley is still going to stick with tradition by maintaining its “six and three-quarter” V8 for the top-dog Mulsanne. So […]

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Bentley reveals hardcore high-performance Continental GT3 R Limited Edition

Bentley was rumored to be working on a high-performance road-going version of its Continental GT–and it’s here! Meet the new Bentley Continental GT3-R, which is based on the track-only Continental GT3 but is actually road worthy. Sporting a lighter body and more power under the hood, the new Continental GT3 loses 220lbs over its normal […]

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Spy Shots: First accurate pics of Bentley SUV test mule spotted wearing its own skin

Test mules of Bentley’s SUV have indubitably been spotted in the wild, though sporting similar bodywork as the current Audi Q7. Now, some spy shots surfaced of the Bentley SUV wearing its own skin, face and all. So far, it is the closest thing to resembling the production SUV, which takes on a more streamlined […]

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Report: Super-hot Bentley Continental GT expected at Goodwood with 700hp

Word from AutoCar is that Bentley is planning to prepare a super-hot 700hp Bentley Continental GT for the Goodwood Festival of Speed–a rather fitting time to reveal such a concept. Last year, Bentley introduced their Continental GT3 racer and apparently, the new Continental GT headed to the festival this year is the road-going version of that […]

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