Bentley News

Preview: 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
Preview: 2011 Bentley Mulsanne

•    What is it? The first completely new car from Bentley in 75 years •    The basics: V-8 and all-wheel drive •    On sale: Next year, with a public showing and more details at the Frankfurt Auto Show •    Price: $300,000 (est.) The 2011 Bentley Mulsanne was...Read More»

Cars Crushed Into Cubes
Would YOU Crush a Bentley? (No, NOT a Cash-For-Clunkers Tradein!)

Most of the United States now require that you insure your vehicle before you can register it. Enforcement, however, varies considerably. As we learned recently, in New York state, you can be arrested for driving an uninsured vehicle if you incur a moving violation in it that would otherwise net...Read More»

2010 Bentley Arnage replacement
Spy Shots: 2010 Bentley Arnage

The 2010 "grand Bentley" that will replace the Arnage has been spotted by spy photographers over at our partner site, MotorAuthority.com. The new sedan is scheduled for a world debut at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours next month, but several preview photos have been revealed--along with some...Read More»

Pearl Motors Yachts' 'Pearl 60' model
Yacht Comes With GPS, Cupholders, And A Bentley Continental GT

Times are tough all over, and manufacturers are doing everything they can to lure customers into showrooms. Some offer toasters, some offer restaurant coupons, but if you're looking for the mack-daddy of promotions, look no further than Pearl Motors Yachts and its top-of-the-line Pearl 60. In...Read More»

2010 Bentley Arnage replacement
Video: Another Grand Bentley Teaser

Because it's Monday, and because no one likes being rushed back into the office routine, and because -- let's face it -- some of you/us are still hungover from Saturday night at the Flora-Bama lounge, here's another teaser clip for the new Grand Bentley (aka the Bentley Arnage replacement). This is...Read More»

Bentley Winged B
Bentley Goes All Craigslist On Us

If you're having trouble finding the correct boot-lid badge for your Bentley--or any other part--the factory feels your pain. And they want to help. For two days, September 26 and 27, the storied marque is having what can only be called a garage sale. Or as the Brits might say, an autojumble...Read More»

2010 Bentley Arnage replacement
The Big Tease Continues: 2010 Bentley Arnage

  The teaser campaign for the new "grand Bentley" continues with this latest photo from Crewe--the rear roofline of the new sedan that's to replace the Bentley Arnage. The new sedan is set for a debut at the Pebble Beach Concours in August, and for sale next year. From the details shown in the...Read More»

2009 Bentley Continental GTC Speed
Hitting 200mph In The Bentley Continental GTC Speed. With The Top Down.

Ever wondered what it might feel like to hit 200mph? Ever wondered what it might feel like in a convertible? With the top down? Of course you have. You probably haven't had the opportunity to live out that dream just yet, but at least one guy has--and he's done it in a Bentley Continental GTC...Read More»

Bentley Continental GT, used as a canvas by artist Romero Britto
Shiny, Happy Bentley Continental GT: The Revenge of Pop Art

Quick, imagine a 2009 Bentley Continental GT: low, wide, sleek, its powerful turbocharged W-12 engine purring as the driver relaxes in his Connolly leather seats. But, what color do you see in your mind? We're betting you don't see deep sky blue with white squiggles all over it, and a handful of...Read More»

2009 Bentley Continental GT
Compared: Bentley Continental GT Vs. Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

It's a clash of the Titanics: two hefty German-engineered two-doors battling it out for bragging rights in the mortgage-priced coupe class. In this corner, the Bentley Continental GT, weighing in at a staggering 5500 pounds. It's a steamer locomotive of a coupe, though, with a twin-turbo W-12...Read More»

New Grand Bentley (Arnage Replacement)
First Look: 2011 Bentley Arnage

A replacement for the Bentley Arnage has been confirmed, and the British automaker has released this first photo detail of the new car. Bentley's offering no more details of the new vehicle, but reports earlier this week suggest the new car will be shown in Monterey this August, as the classic-car...Read More»

Mercedes Benz bikes
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes-Benz On Two Wheels, Lamborghini Goes Green, And GM Stops Jet-Setting

♦  Mercedes-Benz is launching three new rides. Upside: each has leather seating and offers great views. Downside: they're bicycles, and they start at $2400 a pop. [MotorAuthority] ♦  Only slightly less vexing than those Mercedes bikes: something called "The Hauler" from Lorax Motor...Read More»

2009 Bentley Arnage R
2011 Bentley Arnage Is Brewing

Bentley waved goodbye to its Arnage sedan last year with a Final Series, and now the Volkswagen Group ultra-luxury brand may be ready to reveal its plans for an Arnage replacement--at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Arnage replacement, reports a Dutch Web site, will be shown in...Read More»

Bentley in camo
Link Love From The Car Connection: Bentley Bubba-fied, Dodge Viper Bid, And Chrysler's PR Team Tries To Stay Busy

♦  Sometimes you folks send in images that we can't explain, and frankly, we don't want to. Sometimes, we just want to stare in slackjawed amazement, as we're currently doing at this photo of a Bentley coupe that's been camouflaged--not just in "spy shot camo", but honest-to-Jughead "deer...Read More»

MINI inspired by George Harrison's 1966 Cooper S
Link Love From The Car Connection: George Harrison-Themed MINI, Recycle Your Bentley, And Does Glenn Beck Know How Effin' Funny He Is?

Mop-top MINI -- That special-edition MINI inspired by Katy Perry has some competition--from the late George Harrison. Never thought you'd see those two names in the same sentence, did ya? [Carscoop et al] Achtung -- A man in Germany has finally learned what everyone else knows from watching TV: if...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S prototype
Link Love From The Car Connection: Bentley Continental Supersports Spotted, Fast & Furious Nissan Stolen, And Seniors Have Their Moments

Played like a cheap ukulele --  Yesterday we highlighted a mysterious (and possibly staged) video featuring a major Tesla investor who was "overheard" gabbing about new money flowing into the start-up--perhaps to quiet concerns about the company's finances and its ability to produce the...Read More»

Paris Hilton
Bentley Bullish, Ramps-Up Rollout Of Continental, Flying Spur

Good news for Bentley fans: the British automaker is so jazzed about the economy that it's rolling out a new model of the Continental GT Coupe in 2010, not 2011 as previously announced. Also coming in 2010: replacements for the Flying Spur sedan and Continental GTC convertible. Also: no, we're not...Read More»

Bentley Continental Super Sports
Bentley Shows Continental GT Supersports In New York

Even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. The Bentley Continental Supersports you see here is powered by E85 (a blend of 85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline), thus Bentley Motors' one and only claim to eco-friendliness thus far. Here...Read More»

Bentley Continental GT underwater
Totally Dynamic Bentley Continental GT Goes Underwater

"Something was wrong with the brakes" said Scott Coleman, boss man at London car graphics shop Totally Dynamic, about a hapless Bentley Continental GT that screeched across a rotary, blew through a metal post, and plunged lemming-like into the River Lee north of London. While the driver escaped...Read More»