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What's New for 2017: Bentley
What's New for 2017: Bentley

Would Bentley founder W.O. Bentley roll over in his grave if he knew the brand to bear his name now has an SUV in its lineup? We bet he'd be quite proud of the Bentayga. It's an amazing vehicle that rides and handles like nothing else on the road—and yet it retains enough off-road capability...Read More»

Teaser for 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV
After Bentayga SUV, A New Continental Is Coming: Five Questions With Bentley's Kevin Rose

The Bentley Bentayga is the British automaker's first SUV. Due early next year, it's arguably the biggest product news from Bentley since the Continental GT first was introduced. The new SUV isn't all Bentley has on its plate, however. Sales are booming in all its major markets, especially China...Read More»

Older driver
Lincoln, Buick, Bugatti, Cadillac Attract The Oldest Buyers

Since the Great Recession, America's auto market has changed -- not just in terms of the cars we drive and the high-tech features they offer, but also in terms of who's buying those cars. A new post from 24/7 Wall Street discusses the brands that attract older shoppers, who now account for the...Read More»

Teaser for Bentley's SUV
Bentley SUV Gets Video Premiere, But We're Still In The Dark

It’s been a couple years since Bentley first revealed its intentions to build an SUV with the EXP 9 F Concept, but there are still a couple more years before we’ll ever see these out on the road. In the meantime, Bentley has kept a steady stream of teasers, and the latest video could...Read More»

Bentley Mulsanne Hybrid Concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show
2017 Bentley SUV Will Offer Plug-In Hybrid Option

Bentley plans to launch its first-ever SUV by 2016, and a year after this yet-to-be-named model is introduced, the luxury brand will offer its first-ever hybrid. While we still have at least a couple of years before we see the Bentley SUV plug-in hybrid, the advanced drivetrain of this vehicle will...Read More»

Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
Toyota RAV4 EV, 2013 Ford Focus ST, Bentley's Future: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Toyota plans to build the Prius in the U.S. and teases the RAV4 EV. We talked about dual-clutch transmissions and checked in on the six-month road test Hyundai Veloster. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Would you be willing to buy an...Read More»

Bentley EXP 9 F Concept live photos, 2012 Geneva Motor Show
Bentley Boggles With Geneva Show Concept SUV

Extravagance and opulence and...mud plugging? That's the message telegraphed by the Bentley EXP 9 F concept vehicle introduced at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Meant to mingle in garages with Mulsannes and Continentals, the EXP's billed as a "luxury performance SUV concept" that clearly has a future...Read More»

2012 Bentley Continental GTC
2013 Toyota Land Cruiser, Detroit Auto Show, Simraceway: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Bentley Continental GT and Simraceway racing simulator. Jeep announces a diesel engine for the Grand Cherokee and we preview the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. BMW won the luxury car sales...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler, Bentley Hybrids, Five-Star Safety: Car News Headlines

Wondering which family cars earn the best safety ratings for 2012? Wonder no more--we have them. [FamilyCarGuide] Signs o' the times: the NHTSA says cities don't have to spend money they don't have, switching out street signs that don't need it. [TheCarConnection] Older drivers are using computers...Read More»

2012 Bentley Continental GTC
2012 Bentley Continental GTC Unveiled

The floodgates are officially open and the European heavyweights are tripping over themselves to preview their Frankfurt wares. We've already seen the 2012 Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458 Spider, and now it's Bentley's turn. The 2012 Continental GTC is official. More evolution (slight evolution) than...Read More»

Jaguar iPad App
Bentley And Jaguar? There's An App For That

Many car companies have been using the iPhone and iPad to market their cars. Bentley and Jaguar have finally made the jump into the app world. Most car companies' mobile apps have the ability to look at the model line up. Sometimes you can even build your vehicle. Bentley and Jaguar took their apps...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150
Today at High Gear Media: F-150 Burnouts, Bentley Daggers

NHTSA chief Ray LaHood says distracted driving is a national epidemic--and one cure could be federal talking-and-driving limits. [TheCarConnection] Smokey burnouts are good for the soul, as we witnessed today in Texas, courtesy the EcoBoost-ed 2011 Ford F-150. [MotorAuthority] If you're looking to...Read More»

2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible
For 2011, Bentley, Rolls, Full-Size Trucks Remain Top Guzzlers

The 2011 model-year federal fuel-economy ratings are up. Mostly. And looking at the bottom of the mpg scales isn't all that surprising. Although the federal guide is still in its early-release version, products from Bentley and Rolls-Royce remain the lowest. The 2011 Bentley Continental GTC...Read More»

2011 Bentley Continental GT
Today at High Gear Media: Bentley Continental, Lambo Jota

There's a 2011 Bentley Continental GT prowling the Internet--and we'll have more to go with this preview as we cover the 2010 Paris auto show. [MotorAuthority] Competing for eyeballs and press-kit eBayers in Paris: the 2012 Lamborghini Jota, being teased piece by piece like the wares offered at...Read More»

Screencap from Ferrari's YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Exotics And Premiums Disappoint On YouTube

Well, we've nearly come to the end of our look at automakers and their YouTube channels. We've already hit up American companies, as well as their European and Asian competitors. Now we reach the last leg of the trip: exotic and premium brands. And you might not be surprised to hear that this leg...Read More»

MINI Press Conference, 2010 New York Auto Show
Amazingly for New York, Less IS More at the 2010 Auto Show

Article by Bruce Richter; photographs by Robert Didal. The 2010 New York Auto Show had several themes this year. One was the prevalance and prominence of the greenest solutions, with literally dozens of hybrid and electric vehicles, which I covered on AllCarsElectric.com. The show's second...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Rolls-Royce Ghost Goes Green(ish)

Early last month, we reported on surprising rumors that less-than-green Bentley is developing a hybrid powertrain for 2011. Not wanting to be left out of all the eco-fun, Bentley's high-end rival, Rolls-Royce, now says that it's also working on a hybrid powertrain -- one for the new Rolls-Royce...Read More»

2010 Honda Element
What Does Your Car Say About You?

Here at TCC, we don't put much faith in astrology, phrenology, or any other system that assigns personality traits based on birthdays, hat sizes, or anything else that hasn't been chosen. Instead, we prefer data that stems from personal preferences: what does your favorite color, website, or rock...Read More»

2010 Bentley Continental Supersports
Bentley Launches New, Possibly Hybrid Powertrain In 2011

Bentley isn't known for making gas-sippers. In fact, some of its current models rank among the least fuel-efficient in the country (down to the single digits). But that reputation may change a bit when Bentley launches its new, top-secret powertrain in 2011. There's speculation that the engine may...Read More»

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