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2013 Toyota Land Cruiser, Detroit Auto Show, Simraceway: Today's Car News
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 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»

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»

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 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»

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»

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»

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»

Bentley Continental Supersports
Bentley Continental GT Supersports Goes Green; Wait, What?

So here you have it, folks - even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. We showed you a tease of this new supercar a few weeks back, and speculated on just what Bentley would be doing underhood to arrive claims of greenness, but now we know...Read More»

Bentley Supercar/Victoria
Video: Bentley To Reveal Its Fastest, Most Powerful Car In Geneva

Bentley is set to reveal the "extreme Bentley" on March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. It is to be the marque's fastest and most powerful production automobile ever. The title of the press photo you see here leads us to believe the new supercar could be named the Bentley Victoria. Click here to view...Read More»

2009 Bentley Continental GTC Speed
2009 Detroit Show: Bentley Continental GTC

To paraphrase the cringe-worthy tag line used by a major national newspaper’s multi-media coverage a couple of years ago: “It might be cold outside, but there are plenty of hot cars inside Cobo Hall.”Well, there might not be as many “hot cars” this year at Detroit, as a number of...Read More»

Paris Hilton
Link Love From The Car Connection: Monday Edition

Here are a few recent stories that got away: Toyota's president cancels plan to attend Detroit Auto Show. Maybe he was trying to emulate his U.S. counterparts who motored to D.C. a few weeks back. Add "crossing the Pacific" to that list of things the Prius can't do. Technological innovation can...Read More»

Flying Spur Speed
Driving Bentley's 200-mph Flying Spur Speed

The new Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed has finally made its formal debut at the London Motor Show. While some folks simply have to watch from the sidelines, I'm pleased to say I had the opportunity to drive the latest offering from the crew in Crewe, and after a few hours behind the wheel, I...Read More»

2008 Bentley Continental GT Speed
Daily Debate: Bentley Speed or Lambo LP?

If only all life's tough choices were this enjoyable to make. In the past few weeks, I've driven a couple of cars from the Volkswagen Group that would make mortal flesh shiver. Both are about $200,000, give or take some custom-look options. Both spit out more than 500 horsepower through...Read More»

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