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One of the most thrilling and iconic cars from Bentley‘s history–the 1929 supercharged 4½-litre ‘Blower’–is to be reborn in a new series of 12 matching cars. Only four original ‘Team Blowers’ were built for racing in the late 1920s, and all saw a fight to the finish on the racetracks …

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Volkswagen Group of America has reached a settlement with plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit claiming that VW intentionally overstated fuel economy in some of its vehicle models. The settlement, worth USD96.5 million (PHP5 billion), insulates the German car brand from further liabilities and comes with a non-admission of guilt clause. …

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European luxury marque Bentley recently celebrated its centennial founding anniversary and its local counterpart knows how to throw a party for it. Last July 9, Bentley Philippines marked the rich Europen heritage of luxury craftsmanship by organizing a special luncheon with British Ambassador Daniel Pruce. Clients were also invited to …

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In a recent media event, Chris Craft, sales and marketing chief at Bentley, revealed that the British luxury carmaker is pushing through with its strategy to electrify its entire lineup, with plans to eventually introduce its own electric vehicle (EV) in 2025. “We will bring out hybrid versions of all …

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European luxury cars are exceptionally proud beasts, and many of them announce their arrival via an elaborate hood ornament front and center. But if you’re someone who prefers not to brag about your uber-expensive ride, the all-new Bentley Flying Spur has you covered with a retracting illuminated Flying B hood …

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Bentley Motors is set to attempt to break the outright production car record at the world-renowned Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) with the new Bentley Continental GT later this month. The current record and time to beat is 10 minutes, 26.9 seconds, which was set by a Porsche 911 …

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When Walter Owen Bentley–the man behind the Bentley marque–left the Royal Air Force in 1919, he immediately started work on three cars to kick start his car venture. As he was building his first cars, Autocar (yes, the magazine is THAT old) got wind of his plans and posted this …

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As Bentley Motors celebrates its 100th anniversary, the British carmaker is promising to once again set new standards of both driving enjoyment and luxury when it reveals the all-new, third-generation Bentley Flying Spur Grand Touring Sedan on June 11. This will be the very first Bentley to feature All-Wheel Steering, …

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Bentley is commemorating its centennial year with a trio of collectible books, including one that can potentially be more expensive than its cars. Working with luxury book publisher Opus, the posh British carmaker launched a tome that details the brand’s last 100 years. The limited-edition comprises three versions of the …

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Bentley, in partnership with Breitling, recently announced the Premier B01 Bentley Centenary Limited Edition Watch. Released alongside the Bentley Continental Number 9, a limited-edition Bentley Continental GT, the limited-edition watch is meant to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of W.O. Bentley. According to Watchtime.com, the special collector’s timepiece is sold …

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Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Rey Guerrero recently presented to the media a smuggled Bentley Continental GT at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) District in Tondo, Manila. The luxury vehicle, estimated to cost PHP12 million, came in from Japan and was intercepted at the port on January 28, Monday. …

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How do you celebrate your 100th year birthday with a bang? Simple–just make it extra “posh” and special just like Bentley will do in 2019. Starting January next year until the end of December 2019, every car that the company will manufacture will wear unique 2019 Bentley touches to mark …

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This one is a car collector’s dream come true: an uber-luxurious sedan that not only bears W.O. Bentley’s illustrious name, but also a piece of the original crankshaft that was taken from the final car that Bentley designed himself:     And yes, there will only be 100 of them available …

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We know Father’s Day was a couple of days ago, but heck, if your rapper son (by the name of Drake) gives you a Bentley for Father’s Day, then you might still be celebrating it even until now (or probably six months from now). It was just a typical day …

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Kurt Michels, previously Chief Compliance Officer Trucks & Vans & Buses of Daimler AG, has been appointed as Chief Compliance Officer of the Volkswagen Group starting April 1. Back then, Michels’ first order of business was to restructure the German carmaker’s compliance system in a way that eliminates the factors …

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