Bentley Continental

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015


Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2015 Bentley Continental GT, Continental GTC and Flying Spur

By Matt Schmitz on November 3, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2012-14 Bentley Continental GT coupes manufactured between Feb. 1, 2011, and April 30, 2014; model-year 2012-15 Continental GTC convertibles manufactured between Feb. 1, 2011, and June 30, 2014; model-year 2012-13 Continental Flying Spur sedans manufactured… Read More

Smokers Can Still Find Respite — and Ashtrays — in Their Cars

By Matt Schmitz on October 23, 2015

No offense tobacco users, but the last time cigarettes looked cool was when John Travolta and Uma Thurman chain-smoked over cheeseburgers, steaks and $5 milkshakes in "Pulp Fiction". According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of… Read More

Bentley Unveils Teaser Image of Super-Luxury SUV

By Matt Schmitz on March 25, 2014

After years of having to drop the tykes off at practice in a ho-hum Land Rover Range Rover, the long-neglected 1 percent soccer-mom demographic finally will have an SUV worthy of their socioeconomic status. Super-luxury English automaker Bentley has confirmed… Read More

2014 Bentley Flying Spur: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on February 20, 2013

Competes with: Rolls Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Looks like: An updated "entry-level" Bentley, with cues from the Mulsanne Drivetrain: 616-hp, twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12, eight-speed automatic transmission, standard all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: This spring Bentley has updated the sedan version… Read More

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible: First Look

By Jennifer Geiger on January 1, 2013

Competes with: Rolls-Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Looks like: The "world's fastest coupe" has some convertible company Drivetrain: 616-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 and eight-speed automatic Hits dealerships: TBD Bentley is claiming the title of "world’s fastest convertible" for the drop-top… Read More

Bentley EXP 9 F Concept at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show

By Jennifer Geiger on March 6, 2012

Looks like: Bentley is upping its calorie count big time Defining characteristics: It's Bentley's first SUV concept Ridiculous features: Pop-up picnic area complete with awning, umbrella and, of course, a champagne bucket  Chances of being mass-produced: Likely, though its name… Read More

2013 Bentley Continental GT, GTC V-8: Photo Gallery

By Colin Bird on January 11, 2012

Early this year, Bentley will introduce two new, more "affordable," Continental trims, featuring the first V-8 powertrain for the nameplate since 2003. More 2012 Detroit Auto Show Coverage The new 500-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V-8, is said to be 40% more fuel… Read More

Bentley Contemplates SUV Model

By Colin Bird on January 2, 2012

Ultra-luxury carmaker Bentley is in the final stages of deciding whether or not it will build an SUV model, company CEO Wolfgang Durheimer told Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The final decision will come within the first three months of the year. If… Read More

New Bentley Continental GT, GTC V-8: First Look

By Colin Bird on December 13, 2011

Competes with: Rolls-Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz CL-Class  Looks like: A "more affordable and fuel-efficient" Continental is on its way complete with sarcasm-filled quotation marks  Drivetrain: 500-hp, twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8; 631-hp, twin-turbocharged W-12; six-speed automatic and eight-speed automatic transmission; all-wheel drive Hits… Read More