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Bentley Motors was founded by W.O. Bentley. The first car to bear his name pulled out of New Street Mews, London in 1919.

From modest beginnings, the company moved from strength to strength – in a relentless pursuit of both luxury and performance. Were it not for the brand’s five victories at Le Mans in the 1920s, plus a sixth in 2003, this combination could be seen as a contradiction in terms. In which case, it could be said that Bentley continues to create the most acclaimed contradictions on the road today.

Almost a century later, W.O.’s vision continues to guide our beliefs, actions and ambitions. Located in Crewe, England and owned by Volkswagen AG since 1998, Bentley Motors remains the definitive British luxury car company, crafting the world’s most desirable high performance grand tourers.

During the 1920s Bentley was outstandingly successful in both racing and setting new speed records, grabbing many front page headlines. Bentley first won Le Mans in 1924. From 1927 to 1930 Bentley won each year.

W.O. was clear in his reasons for supporting motor racing – gaining publicity, generating sales and establishing the Bentley marque. “I would have been perfectly content to see our cars circulating round Le Mans in inglorious solo solitude as long as the Daily Mail gave us their front page on a Monday morning!”

bentley logoIn 1923 W.O. worked with ‘Bentley Boy’ John Duff, to prepare his Bentley and lent him the Bentley Works driver Frank Clement for the 24-hour endurance race. W.O. travelled to see the race and it was then W.O. claims Le Mans got into his blood.

Bentley’s racing success was achieved by thorough preparation and the ability to continuously learn from experiences. Each year Bentley improved their engines, pit procedures and team discipline.

And so, at 4pm on Sunday June 15, two Bentley Speed 8s came first and second at Le Mans, almost 83 years to the day that the two Speed Sixes had achieved the same. It was a day that those who witnessed it will never forget.

The following Wednesday, the number 7 Speed 8 was guest of honour at a celebration dinner held at the Savoy in London, the same venue and identical menu and drinks list as the Le Mans dinner in 1927.

Since then Bentley has made some of the most desirable road machines. Whether it is the glamour, speed and power of the pre-war Bentley era or the imposing ‘Blower’ Bentley with it’s 4 ½ Litre Supercharged engine that went like a rocket, there is no shortage of amazing road cars from this brand.

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“Big B” emblem of Bentley consists of 2 flying wings that signify the Bentley’s oblique, proud claim which Bentley is the nearest a car can become to having wings. Among these 2 wings there is a circle that placed which contains Bentley initials in a famous manner.

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This is the Bentley You Want Bentley announced the new V8 version of the Flying Spur. It’s more driver-focused than the W12 version of the car and is arguably the better machine. The car is 220 pounds lighter weight than the W12 version. A lot of that weight came out of the nose of the …

Bentley, apart from being a luxury brand, has a storied history in racing. They have been everywhere from Le Mans all the way to the Mille Miglia, especially in the early half of the 20th century. However, none were as revered as the 1929 Bentley Blower. Developed from the chassis and engine of a Bentley …

When you think of Pikes Peak, you think of sports cars and race cars, tuned to perfection, stripped to the barest essentials inside, and ready to roar up a mountain road. You do not, however, think about Bentley comfort, poise, and elegance. And yet, in 2019, Bentley sent a Continental GT, modified only to be …

More Than Just Pretty Colors The Bentley Mulliner Bacalar is an exclusive machine that Bentley will make 12 of, each of which will sell for $2 million. The car you see here is an impressive design, but it, unfortunately, will not be heading to production. The company held an online design contest for its workers …

Bentley Will Go Electric It’s no secret that Bentley is interested in electrification. The company recently revealed the electric EXP 100 GT Concept car. That vehicle is a stunning GT car with impressive performance and let the world know just how Bentley feels about electric cars. The Bentley chairman and chief executive Adrian Hallmark recent …

The Continental GT Inspired by Bentley’s Win at Pikes Peak The Bentley Continental GT beat the record for the Pikes Peak Hillclimb. We reported about the run when it happened, and now Bentley has a new version of the car to celebrate that historic run up the mountain. The vehicle is the Limited Edition Continental …

It Could Be Revealed in July for Bentley’s Centenary Bentley is working on a car that is being called the ultimate open-cockpit sports tourer. The car will be an ultra-luxury model and feature a gasoline powertrain that’s as equally impressive. According to Autocar, the automaker will base the open-top car on the EXP 100 GT …

So Many Good Videos, So Little Time Every other week we look around YouTube and try to find the videos that move us the most. The ones that stand out and that might be overlooked. This week we have some pretty big videos and a couple that you might have skipped over. Luckily for you, …

An Attention Getter, for Sure Bentley’s new EXP 100 GT Concept is an extremely special car. We reported on the vehicle when it first was revealed. Now the car has made the rounds at Monterey Car Week in California. According to Carscoops, the Bentley concept car started out at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering. From …

This Is an Amazing-Looking Machine Bentley has finally unveiled its EXP 100 GT Concept car and it’s simply stunning. It has the elegance of the company’s old cars but the technology and looks of a car from the future. Bentley says it’s looking ahead to 2035 with this car, and we definitely see it. If …

As Close as You’ll Get to the Real Deal We reported on the fact that Rhys Millen drove the Bentley Continental GT at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and set a new record for production cars. The time he posted was 10:18.488, which is insanely fast. Millen smashed the previous record by almost eight and …

That’s One Superfast Bentley The Bentley Continental GT raced to the clouds at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event covering the 12.4-mile course in just 10:18.488. That’s 8.4 seconds faster than the previous record holder, which is astonishing. Rhys Millen was behind the wheel of the car for Bentley for the run up the …

A Big Sedan With Strong Performance Bentley finally graced us with the appearance of the third-generation Flying Spur. The car features the same underpinnings as the new Continental GT and is said to be sportier than ever before. The company claims the car is the “world’s most advanced luxury Grand Touring sports sedan.” We hope …

It’s Going to Use the Continental GT In an attempt to set the world production car record at Pike’s Peak, Bentley will bring the Continental GT and let Rhys Millen pilot the car along the route, according to Carscoops. Bentley previously set the SUV record with its Bentayga, and now it wants the car record …

We take to the race track in the fastest and most powerful road-going Bentley ever, the 209mph and 700bhp Continental Supersports.

2007 Mansory Continental GTC Sept 11th, 2007 – LE MANSORY CONVERTIBLE, the limited edition of the widebody customization components. The word combination MANSORY and the famous french racetrack Le Mans are building the title of this modification range. And with the popular 24 hours race event coeval the limited quantity of 24 sets is figured …

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