Bentley Unveils ‘Belonging Bentayga’: Hand-Painted Luxury Car Celebrating Global Diversity

Bentley Unveils ‘Belonging Bentayga’: Hand-Painted Luxury Car Celebrating Global Diversity

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors introduces the ‘Belonging Bentayga,’ a hand-painted Alpine Green Bentayga Hybrid featuring skylines and landmarks from various cities worldwide, each side representing a different continent. This artistic masterpiece was created by Stephen Wiltshire MBE, an autistic savant known for his remarkable ability to draw landscapes from memory. It’s the first Bentley hand-painted in this manner, showcasing Bentley’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The design also includes depictions of people from different nationalities, emphasizing unity. The ‘Belonging Bentayga’ marks Bentley’s dedication to fostering diversity within its workforce and celebrating cultural inclusivity, reflecting its Beyond100 strategy, which includes a five-step diversity and inclusion plan.

(PRESS RELEASE) CREWE, 28-Sep-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — As the next step in its mission to become the most diverse luxury car manufacturer in the world, Bentley Motors  launches the ‘Belonging Bentayga’. This unique hand painted Alpine Green Bentayga Hybrid features different skylines and well-known buildings from all across the world such as New York, London, Paris, Rome, Milan, Venice, Tokyo and Hong Kong – each side of the car representing a different continent. The art piece that displays 29 different landmarks is drawn from memory by Stephen Wiltshire MBE, a British architectural artist and autistic savant, who is known for his ability to draw a landscape after seeing it just once.

This is the first time a Bentley has been hand-painted in this way at the factory in Crewe, developed with a unique process from the Bentley Excellence Centre Bespoke Paint team.

The design also includes many drawings of people, nationalities of the world united in one design. The Bentley Bentayga is the third such piece of art unveiled by the company to mark its commitment to diversity.

“We’re delighted that Stephen has agreed to collaborate with us to create the ‘Belonging Bentayga’,” said Wayne Bruce, Chief Communications and D&I Officer. “This remarkable car celebrates Bentley craftsmanship and Stephen’s unique artistic genius. It’s also a key element in our Beyond100 strategy, which includes our industry-leading, five-step diversity and inclusion plan.”

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