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    Official: Bentley shifting W12 engine production to UK

    Who would you think would be the largest producer of 12-cylinder engines in the world? Mercedes? BMW? Ferrari? Think again: as you might have guessed from the headline, it's Bentley. The thing is that, while all Bentley automobiles are manufactured in the UK, its engines aren't: while the ...

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    Report: Bentley readying four-door coupe for 2018

    Bentley purists have probably been tearing their hair out since we got our first glimpse of the EXP 9 F SUV Concept. "A Bentley SUV? " you could almost hear them saying, incredulous to the idea that an automaker actually wants to make money. Now, word is that the British brand might be jumping on ...

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    Official: Bentley confirms SUV for 2016

    It looks like the addition of a Royal Baby isn't the only big news coming out of the UK this week. Bentley has ended all of the will they/won't they speculation by confirming today that it will produce an SUV, and released a sketch of the luxo SUV as shown above. Earmarked to go on sale in 2016, ...

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    Report: Bentley fires staff priest before Christmas

    This sounds like a scene out of A Christmas Carol, but it appears to be real. The resident chaplain for Bentley at Crewe was removed from his post – just days before Christmas. Reverend Francis Cooke had visited Crewe once a week for the last decade, but was relieved of his duties when it ...

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    Official: Bentley 4¼-liter Embiricos special comes home

    Contrary to appearances, all of the important classic cars in the world weren't on display at Pebble Beach this weekend. One of them, the 4¼-liter Bentley 'Embiricos' Special, has made a home at Bentley's Lineage Showroom inside its factory in Crewe. Commissioned by Greek gentleman racer ...

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    Official: Bentley helps celebrate 175 years of Crewe

    Certain locations are inexorably intertwined with the cars produced there - so much so that we use the city's name to refer to the automakers that call it home. Maranello is synonymous with Ferrari. Dearborn with Ford. Wolfsburg with Volkswagen. And Crewe with Bentley. The British automaker has ...

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    Bentley crafts unique items for charity auction

    Every year, Bentley takes part on a fresh crop of student interns, and every year it participates in a charity fundraising event for The Prince's Trust. For 2011, the Bentley Graduates are putting on an auction of items crafted in Bentley's own workshop, and there are more than a few items we ...

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    2011 Bentley Continental GT price increased to nearly $190k

    2011 Bentley Continental GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bentley recently pulled the digital wraps off of its redesigned 2011 Continental GT to get your heart pumping a bit. Today the British automaker wants to get your wallet pumping. Pricing has just been announced for the new ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Bentley Mulsanne is modern luxury with a strong sense of history

    2011 Bentley Mulsanne – click above for high-res image gallery
    Contrary to what you might expect, successfully keeping tradition alive in the automotive world isn't just about periodically mining one's stylistic back catalog or simply refusing to change altogether. To convincingly abide ...

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    Bentley planning flex-fuel Mulsanne, all-wheel drive and hybrid tech ruled out

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    Greetings from England, where we are attending the international launch of the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne. We've just returned from touring the model's new assembly line in Crewe with Project Leader Ashley Wickham, and ...

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    Video: Creating the interior of the Bentley Mulsanne an exercise in craftsmanship

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    Car buyers forking out a few hundred thousand dollars for a Bentley expect more than just a little luxury. And when the Bentley Mulsanne is unleashed upon the yacht and G5 owners of the world, the folks in Crewe, England know they need to come strong ...

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    2010 Bentley Mulsanne puts in some face time at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel

    2010 Bentley Mulsanne at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel - click above image for hi-res gallery
    Bentley invited a few of us auto journo types down to the decadently posh Beverly Wilshire Hotel to meet its COO Christophe Georges and admire the company's new super land yacht, the 2010 Bentley Mulsanne. ...

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    Spy Shots: New Grand Bentley test mule out in public

    Time is ticking away until the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance where Bentley will be taking the wraps off its new flagship limousine, tentatively known as the Grand Bentley or by its internal code-name Project Kimberley. But while Crewe has released a pair of teaser shots to keep our mouths ...

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    Crewe warehouse opens doors to liquidate vintage Bentley and Rolls-Royce parts

    Bentley spare parts warehouse in Crewe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 143,000 square foot Bentley warehouse in Crewe, England, has got to be a dream come true for British motor enthusiasts. The facility, which sits adjacent to the Bentley Motors automobile factory, holds some ...

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    VIDEO: New Grand Bentley teasers don't reveal anything new

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    Few cars have been as long in the making as the upcoming "grand Bentley." The long-awaited replacement to the Arnage is tipped to debut sometime this summer – possibly at Pebble Beach in August – but the stoic British automaker is intent on ...

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    Bentley sells 10,014 cars during record 2007

    Click image for a hi-res gallery of our Autoblog Garage Continental GTC2007 was good to the folks in Crewe, as Bentley Motors had its best year ever. (What, no VH1 special?) For the first time, the automaker surpassed the 10,000 mark in terms of vehicles sold -- a tenfold increase over where it ...

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    Dream Job: Bentley launches online employment portal

    Rather than spend your day looking up "gonnectigizoink" at Wikipedia, a better use of the internet might be to find a job. The problem is that it's just so hard to find anything that matches our niche skillset. Bentley is looking for more global candidates to fill their open positions, and has ...

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    Bentley planning Continental updates

    The Bentley Boys aren't sitting around, resting on their plush leather laurels. Having just released the new Brooklands land-yacht coupe, it's on to the next project at Crewe, with the hot-selling Continental GT receiving a planned update.. The successful W12-powered coupe is scheduled for a ...

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    Bentley celebrates 60 years at Crewe

    Crewe. Just the name stirs the emotions of any auto enthusiast. Beginning at Crewe in 1946, Bentley has been producing some of the most aspirational production vehicles ever available. To celebrate 60 years at Crewe, Bentley will showcase the Continental GT Diamond Series Coupe and the Arnage R ...

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    Bentley Continental GTC production begins

    Bentley announced that it has started building the new Continental GTC at its Crewe facility this week. The GTC is the gorgeous and spectacular droptop version of the company's well-received Continental GT coupe. The open-air 2+2 is powered by a 552-horsepower twin-turbo W12 -- a powerplant up to ...


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