Bentley Continental

2017 Detroit Auto Show: What You Missed

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 09 16:00:13 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Well, that escalated quickly. The 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was looking like it might be a bit of a lightweight affair based on preshow announcements. But by the end of the first day alone,… Read More

2017 Detroit Auto Show: What You Missed

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 09 16:00:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Well, that escalated quickly. The 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was looking like it might be a bit of a lightweight affair based on preshow announcements. But by the end of the first day alone,… Read More

2017 Bentley Continental Supersports Preview

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 09 06:18:32 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Competes with: Rolls-Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Looks like: The blurred likeness of a 2016 Bentley Continental GT just blew past at 209 mph Drivetrain: 700-horsepower, turbocharged 6.0-liter 12-cylinder mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission Hits dealerships: May Bentley's… Read More

What's the Most Crash-Prone Car?

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Nov 02 05:30:08 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Some cars just aren't all they're cracked up to be — especially when it comes to getting cracked up. Sure, it might be awesome to own a stratospherically expensive exotic sports car or an ultra-luxurious sedan and be… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur

By Tom Torbjornsen on Wed Aug 17 11:27:22 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 130 model-year 2007-09 Bentley Continental Flying Spur luxury sedans manufactured between April 25, 2007, and Oct. 31, 2008 The Problem: The sunroof glass may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame, allowing the sunroof glass… Read More

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Wed May 18 12:08:42 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Dec 22 11:32:14 GMT-06:00 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 Tue Nov 03 10:12:11 GMT-06:00 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 Fri Oct 23 05:30:36 GMT-06:00 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 Tue Mar 25 05:24:25 GMT-06:00 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 Wed Feb 20 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 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