|BENTLEY CONTINENTAL: EVOLUTION OF AN ICON|
|•New film features 16MY Continental GT Speed and R-Type Continental
•Traces the DNA and design of the Continental from 1952 to present
•16MY GT Speed is the fastest production car ever made by Bentley
•Watch the film now at youtube.com/bentleymotors
(Crewe, 16 December 2015) The Bentley Continental GT is one of the most iconic cars on the road today. The Continental name first entered the company's lexicon in 1952 with the R-Type Continental – arguably the world's first Grand Tourer...[Read more...]|
|CHANNEL 4'S FOR THE LOVE OF CARS RESTORED, FIRST PRODUCTION, EARLS COURT SHOW CAR LOTUS ELITE FOR AUCTION|
|◾The 1958 Lotus Elite Series I, one of the most famous Elite's in the world, will be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at the Classic Motor Show Sale on 12th November.
◾Bought new by close friend of Colin Chapman, the Jazz Legend Chris Barber.
◾Extensively raced in top level, International Sports Car racing from 1958-1963.
◾Having been off road for decades, the car has undergone a top quality, exacting restoration by Ant Anstead and his team for Channel 4's 'For the Love of Cars' and the sale...[Read more...]|
|FLAGSHIP BENTLEY SHOWROOM OPENS IN DUBAI|
|◾Bentley Emirates retail environment covers 75,000 sq. ft.
◾Multi-million pound showroom blends traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design
◾Showcases one of the most advanced luminary façadesin the world
◾New showroom features world's first Aqua Graphic Water Curtain
(Crewe, England 17 August 2016) Bentley Motors today opens its largest showroom in the world, a 75,000 sq. ft. retail development on one of the most famous roads in the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road i...[Read more...]|
|FOUR-WHEELED THOROUGHBREDS GALLOP TOWARDS TATTERSALLS|
|The world's oldest bloodstock auctioneers will play host to some rather spectacular thoroughbreds of the four-wheeled variety on July 12th, at Barons' Connoisseurs Classic Car Collection sale at Tattersalls at Newmarket.
The saleroom will resemble the ultimate private motoring museum, as magnificent machine after magnificent machine is paraded in all its glory.
Entries include not one but two Bentley R Type Continental Fastbacks, with distinctive, sleek styling by H J Mulliner. One was the...[Read more...]|
|2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2015) -- An Italian Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet that once turned heads and garnered top prizes in the classic era glided to victory at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Sunday.
The competition drew 219 cars from 16 countries and 29 U.S. states to the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. It also raised over $1.8 million to help people in need. Through the Pebble Beach Company Foundation, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this ...[Read more...]|
|MECUM ROGERS' CLASSIC CAR MUSEUM AUCTION RESULTS|
|Feb. 27-28 Auction Hammers $9.5 Million in Sales to Benefit Arts and Education
Walworth, Wis. – March 3, 2015 – Mecum's offering of Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection of 230 cars brought standing-room-only crowds of more than 3,000 bidders and spectators this past weekend. The auction held in Las Vegas achieved $9,529,350 in hammer-price sales, proceeds which benefited The Rogers Foundation, supporting arts and education in Southern Nevada.
Beverly Rogers, wife of the ...[Read more...]|