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Very First Drive: 2009 Bentley Brooklands

As the youngest of three brothers, I'm used to hand-me-downs. Hand-me down toys, hand-me-down clothes, and yes, even hand-me-down cars. Perhaps this explains when a vehicle arrives in the Autoblog Garage with over 8,000 journalist-driven miles on its odometer (as most do), I don't mind. Though the scars of past judgments are often plain to see, we're happy enough to be reviewing these vehicles at all. Last Wednesday I stepped off a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport and into a 2009 Bentley Brooklands. My mission was to drive it some 550 miles to Cleveland, OH where it would be ... Read More

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    Pebble Beach Week 2007: The beasts of Brooklands shake up Pebble
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    Exactly five score years ago, 200,000 tons of gravel and cement were arranged in a 2.75 mile, high-banked, egg-shaped loop in the English countryside. The land was was called Brooklands, and the track laid on it -- the first purpose-built race track in the world -- would share the same name. The speed limit throughout the land at the time was 20 mph, and ...

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    Geneva Motor Show: Bentley Brooklands bows
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    Click on the image above to view our 47-image high-resolution gallery It's been several years since the boys at Bentley had a full-size – and we mean full-size – luxury coupe to top off its range of traditional offerings to the well-heeled, and with the official unveiling of the new Bentley Brooklands they've done it in grand style. Superseding ...

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    Geneva Motor Show: Bentley has us at hello with Brooklands coupe
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    click above image to view 23 high-res images of the new Bentley Brooklands coupe var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/Bentley_Brooklands_Coupe_bigger_than_Britain_itself'; Bentley describes its new Brooklands coupe that's being unveiled right now in Geneva as a "grand touring coupe with classic British proportions." Yes, it certainly has classic British ...

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