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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 … Read the full press release

Bentley Collaborates with Designer Supriya Lele, Showcasing Leather-Offcut Creations at London Fashion Week

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors has partnered with acclaimed fashion designer Supriya Lele to showcase a unique collaboration at London Fashion Week for the Spring/Summer 2024 season. As part of their shared commitment to craft, excellence, heritage, and luxury, Lele used … Read the full press release

Bentley Delivers First of Limited-Edition Continental GT Le Mans Collection in Europe

(IN BRIEF) The first of the 24 Bentley Continental GT Le Mans Collection models for Europe has been delivered in Dusseldorf, Germany. These limited edition Continental GT and GTC cars are handcrafted in England by Bentley’s Mulliner division, with 24 … Read the full press release

Bentley Concludes 20th Anniversary with Bespoke Continental GT Speed Tribute

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors concluded its 20th-anniversary celebrations of the iconic Continental GT with the introduction and immediate sale of a distinct Continental GT Speed edition. Crafted by Mulliner, this one-of-a-kind vehicle draws inspiration from the specifications of the original … Read the full press release

Bentley and The Little Car Company Unveil Road-Legal ‘Blower Jnr’: A Sophisticated 85% Scale Replica of the 1929 Bentley Supercharged Team Car

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors and The Little Car Company have introduced a road-legal, 85% scale replica of the renowned 1929 4½-litre Supercharged Team Car No. 2 from Bentley’s Heritage Collection. Named ‘Blower Jnr’, the recreation is powered by a 48V … Read the full press release

Bentley’s Advancing Life Chances Strategy: Over 150 Grants Donated to UK Charities and Plans for Further Community Investments

(IN BRIEF) Bentley, as part of its new Advancing Life Chances (ALC) strategy, has launched a community investment programme to support charities and good causes across the UK. Through the Small Grants Programme, Bentley has already donated over 150 grants … Read the full press release

Bentley Expands ‘Extraordinary Women’ Programme, Inspiring Female Talent in STEM and Automotive

(IN BRIEF) Bentley’s global initiative, the ‘Extraordinary Women’ programme, continues to grow with the selection of exceptional students from the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. Aimed at inspiring the next generation of female talent in technology, engineering, design, and business, … Read the full press release

Bentley Drives Towards Carbon Neutrality with Launch of Sustainability Council and Publication of Sustainability Report

(IN BRIEF) Luxury automotive brand Bentley has launched its Bentley Sustainability Council, consisting of three experts, as part of its commitment to sustainability. The council will advise the company on its Beyond100 strategy and help achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. … Read the full press release

Volkswagen software subsidiary CARIAD appoints new CEO for comprehensive transformation

(IN BRIEF) CARIAD, Volkswagen Group’s software subsidiary, has announced a comprehensive realignment plan to accelerate execution of the E³ platforms, develop software-defined vehicles (SDV), and intensify technology partnerships with tech players. Peter Bosch, former Member of the Board for Manufacturing … Read the full press release

Bentley Celebrates Royal Coronation with Handcrafted Cabin Cushions

(IN BRIEF) Bentley’s Dream Factory in Crewe has produced a limited series of bespoke cabin cushions for a fleet of Bentleys to celebrate the coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. Craftsmen used fine craftsmanship and digital … Read the full press release

Bentley partners with Goodwoof festival as exclusive automotive sponsor

(IN BRIEF) Luxury automaker Bentley has been named the exclusive automotive partner for the upcoming Goodwoof festival, which celebrates all things canine. The event will be held on May 20-21 at the Goodwood estate in West Sussex, England, and feature … Read the full press release

Bentley Aims to Become the Most Diverse Luxury Car Company with New Diversity and Inclusion Team

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors has established a new Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team that will have a direct reporting line to the CEO. The D&I team will sit within the Communications department and will be jointly led by the Chairman … Read the full press release

International Automotive Photography Awards returns for third edition with Bentley as sponsor

(IN BRIEF) Bentley is set to sponsor the third edition of the International Automotive Photography (IAP) Awards, which seeks to highlight the best in automotive photography. The competition is open to professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts alike and has six categories. … Read the full press release

Iconic Bentley Blower to return to Le Mans track after 93 years

(IN BRIEF) Bentley’s Blower Continuation Series to debut with Car Zero racing at events in 2023. Car Zero, the first car of the Blower Continuation Series, will race at various events in the UK, France, and Belgium in 2023. The … Read the full press release

Der W12-Motor von Bentley wird auslaufen, da das Unternehmen seinen Weg in eine nachhaltige Zukunft beschleunigt

(IN KÜRZE) Bentley Motors hat angekündigt, die Produktion seines 12-Zylinder-Benzinmotors bis April 2024 einzustellen, als Teil seines Engagements für eine nachhaltigere Zukunft im Rahmen seiner Beyond100-Strategie. Mit diesem Schritt wird die gesamte Modellpalette von Bentley bis Anfang des nächsten Jahrzehnts … Read the full press release

Bentley’s W12 engine to be phased out, as company accelerates its move towards a sustainable future

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors has announced that it will stop production of its 12-cylinder petrol engine by April 2024, as part of its commitment towards a more sustainable future under its Beyond100 strategy. The move will see the entire model … Read the full press release

Brussels Motor Show: Bentley showcases their latest models, Flying Spur Hybrid and Bentayga EWB First Edition

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 11-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors Limited, hand building cars for over a century and the most sought-after luxury car brand in the world part of Volkswagen Group, has announced it displayed three special models at the … Read the full press release

Salon de l’automobile de Bruxelles : Bentley présente ses derniers modèles, Flying Spur Hybrid et Bentayga EWB First Edition

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) MUNICH, 11-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors Limited, fabricant de voitures à la main depuis plus d’un siècle et la marque de voitures de luxe la plus recherchée au monde faisant partie du groupe Volkswagen, a annoncé … Read the full press release

Das allererste batteriebetriebene Elektrofahrzeug (BEV) von Bentley wird bis 2025 als Teil einer Nachhaltigkeitsinvestition von 2,5 Mrd. £ erwartet

Große nachhaltige Investition in die britische Wirtschaft sichert Bentleys Zukunft im Werk Crewe Erste batteriebetriebene Elektrofahrzeuge (BEV) in drei Jahren fällig BEVs sind der Schlüssel zu Bentleys bahnbrechenden Beyond100-Plänen Die Strategie von Beyond100 definiert das Unternehmen als Benchmark-Hersteller von Luxusautomobilen … Read the full press release

First-ever Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) by Bentley expected by 2025 as part of £2.5 billion sustainability investment

Major sustainable investment in UK economy secures Bentley’s future at Crewe plant First Battery-powered Electric Vehicles (BEV) due in three years’ time BEVs key to Bentley’s ground-breaking Beyond100 plans Beyond100 strategy is redefining company as benchmark luxury automotive manufacturer New … Read the full press release

EIT InnoEnergy welcomes Volkswagen as its new shareholder

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 3-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced it will become a new shareholder of EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s leading innovation engine for sustainable energy. … Read the full press release

Milestone: 80,000th Continental GT was handcrafted earlier this week at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, UK

80,000th Continental GT produced at the Home of Bentley in Crewe Three generations produced over the last 18 years Emissions reduction of 48 per cent with a power increase of 27 per cent 17 billion various configurations ensure individuality for … Read the full press release

carwow’s ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur

(PRESS RELEASE) CREWE, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur named ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ by carwow. carwow’s team of in-house reviewers and writers, led by editorial director Mat Watson chose the award winners. The award was given … Read the full press release

100 Years of Extraordinary: 2019 Calendar of Heritage Events showcasing the best of Bentley past and present

(PRESS RELEASE) CREWE, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, Bentley enters its Centenary year. The 10th of July 2019 marks Bentley’s 100th year and this extraordinary milestone – reached by only a special few companies – will be a cause for … Read the full press release

Bentley launches the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system

Bentley creates luxury automotive office and entertainment space Groundbreaking system provides Bentley customers with the world’s first super-fast in-car WiFi connection Unparalleled high-speed connectivity is future-proof with multiple simultaneous services Bentley partners with global communications company, Viasat, to deliver new … Read the full press release

Bentley and Royal College of Art present the future of British luxury

British institution explores how automotive luxury will look in 2050 Student projects imagine luxury soundscapes, stratospheric Grand Touring and sophisticated driverless elegance Collaboration included curriculum tutelage from Bentley Design team CREWE, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley has collaborated with design students from … Read the full press release

Bentley welcomed 83 new trainees to its strong workforce as it prepares to celebrate its centenary year

Bentley welcomes 83 new trainees to its headquarters in Crewe Apprentices, undergraduates and graduates working across the business Award-winning trainee programme continues Bentley’s 100 year apprenticeship association  CREWE, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors has welcomed its new intake of apprentices, … Read the full press release

Mike Sayer to succeed Tom Housley as UK Communications Manager at Bentley

Mike Sayer becomes Bentley’s UK Communications Manager Tom Housley moves to become Head of Internal Communications CREWE, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors today announces the appointment of Mike Sayer to the role of UK Communications Manager, taking over from … Read the full press release

Bentley and book publishers Opus to create a limited-edition book that will delight all lovers of the brand

Bespoke limited-edition book documents past and celebrates future Publishers given unprecedented, high-level access to Bentley team Books to weigh 30 kilograms and feature never-seen-before imagery More information at www.thisisopus.com/Bentley CREWE, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley is celebrating entering its 100th year by … Read the full press release

Leading luxury car company Bentley Motors launches global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for the centenary celebrations

Limited edition of 100 pieces to be made by Bentley Home Product launch at Salone del Mobile di Milano next year Winner invited for Bentley design immersion visit to Crewe CREWE, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the 100-year … Read the full press release

Bentley integrates Bang & Olufsen BeoSonic interface in new Continental GT

Bang & Olufsen BeoSonic interface in new Continental GT is a pioneering automotive industry first System allows users to choose between four different audio ‘spaces’ New Continental GT available with 1,500 W, 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system CREWE, 22-Jun-2018 … Read the full press release

Bentley unveils the world’s first luxury hybrid model: The Bentayga Hybrid

World’s first luxury hybrid Serene driving experience utilises future-focussed technology Bentley’s first step towards electrification Advanced electric motor combines with new V6 petrol engine Battery recharged in 2.5 hrs CREWE, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley is today announcing full details of … Read the full press release

School Leaver’s Award Recognizes Bentley As Best Employer in Automotive Sector

Bentley named Best Employer in the Automotive Sector Four awards secured in total, ranking 2nd Best Employer for School Leavers in the UK CREWE, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors has been recognised as a top employer for young people at … Read the full press release

Bentley and Breitling launch new chronograph – the Breitling for Bentley Supersports B55 to celebrate the new Continental Supersports

Limited edition watch celebrates launch of Continental Supersports Featuring a titanium case, carbonfibre dial and connected technology Connected watch allows wearer to log lap times and rally data via app Three exclusive chronograph functions inspired by motorsports Performance-packed edition celebrates … Read the full press release

Bentley launches new fragrance—Infinite Rush

Infinite Rush follows on from the launch of the Bentley Infinite line An exhilarating fragrance option for those who push themselves to the limit Spicy and fresh with a warm woody base CREWE, 07-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Capturing the legendary luxury … Read the full press release

Bentley to debut seven limited edition Continental GT Speeds inspired by Breitling Jets at Boeing Seafair Airshow, Seattle, July 31

Seven limited edition Continental GT Speeds inspired by famed jets Handcrafted models take Mulliner customisation to new heights Continental GT Speed is fastest production Bentley ever Models to debut at Boeing Seafair Airshow, Seattle, July 31 Crewe, 2-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group’s Forum DRIVE opened its doors to the public with exhibition based on the theme of “START – The world of the Volkswagen Group”

Introducing the Volkswagen Group and its brands Focus on the automotive Group’s brand diversity, tradition and visions BERLIN, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DRIVE is set to open its doors to the public today with an exhibition based on the theme … Read the full press release

Bentley launches newly designed website bentleymotors.com

New www.bentleymotors.com serves up a luxury digital experience Engaging, informative and flexible design Responsive format to optimise performance across all devices Crewe, 3-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Engaging, informative and flexible, the new www.bentleymotors.com serves up a luxury digital experience that … Read the full press release

Bentley’s Continental GT3-R to debut on the frozen lakes in Finland piloted by four-time World Rally Champion and Bentley Boy, Juha Kankkunen

Power on Ice – the ultimate winter ice-driving event returns for 2015 The Continental GT3-R makes its dynamic debut on the ice Programme designed by four-time World Rally Champion and two-time ice speed record breaker Juha Kankkunen Crewe, 3-11-2014 — … Read the full press release

Bentley attracted thousands of car enthusiasts to its stand at this year’s Festival of Speed with its latest luxury performance models

New Continental GT3-R makes its global debut Only a few Continental GT3-Rs remaining for UK customers Crewe / Goodwood, 30-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley is attracting significant interest at this year’s Festival of Speed, with thousands of car enthusiasts heading to … Read the full press release