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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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    Official: Bentley unveils 202-mph Continental GT Speed Convertible

    That purple haze all in your eyes is the 2013 Bentley GT Speed Convertible. The cynical view is, "Bah, take a GT Speed and cut the top off. There. Pass the salt, please...". But when you're Bentley, more than 90 years old, and charging these kinds of ducats, there's no reason to take the cynic's ...

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    Report: Bentley improving W12 to justify over V8 Continental

    All things being equal, we'd generally rather have more cylinders than fewer. But Bentley upset that particular applecart with the latest Continental GT. Not only is the 500-horsepower V8 version less expensive than the 567-hp W12, it also boasts better handling (thanks to less weight in the ...

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    Report: Bentley's upcoming SUV to pack twelve cylinders

    Sport-utility vehicles and big engines go together like peanut butter and jelly. Surprising, then, that nobody offers one with a twelve-cylinder engine. But if the latest reports prove accurate, that's all about to change. It's not that there's never been a twelve-cylinder SUV, but none are ...

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    Official: Big Daddy Audi A8 L W12 priced from $133,500*

    The paint is still drying on the 2011 Audi A8, but the Four-Ring automaker is already ready to roll out its 2012 lineup. A8 fans can now say hello a familiar variant of the flagship sedan which was missing upon launch of the launch of its redesign. The 2012 Audi A8 L will now be offered with a ...

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    Audi's S Tronic dual-clutch gearbox headed for Bentley GT?

    Paris 2010: 2011 Bentley Continental GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bentley has provided its Continental GT with a total refresh for the 2011 model year. The styling has been updated and the luxury coupe is expected to gain a second engine option. The traditional 6.0-liter W12 ...

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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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    VW Touareg W12 given the 500 horsepower treatment by CoverEFX

    CoverEFX VW Touareg W12 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    CoverEFX, a tuner out of Erftstadt, Germany, has taken it upon itself to bless the VW Touareg W12 with a little extra horsepower. While the company specializes in vehicle wraps of all shapes and sizes, it's answered the ...

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    Review: 2010 Bentley GTC Speed is like Heaven. Only better.

    2010 Bentley Continental GTC Speed – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Bentley Continental GT has been lauded and derided for being too much: too powerful, too fast, too easy, too big, too ubiquitous, and yes, too good. The convertible version, the Continental GTC, dismissed its ...

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    Third-gen Audi A8 to be "stronger, sharper, more precise"

    From the first lozenge-shaped A8 that hit American shores in 1997, Audi's flagship sedan has slowly been asserting itself more and more. The current A8 W12 is almost always given credit for its beautiful-yet-subtle design and a glorious interior. American buyers, however, haven't thrown money at it ...

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    2008 Audi A8 gets 2.8 FSI, new features, and subtle tweaks

    Click image for photo galleryAudi's delightful A8 flagship sedan sees a number of refinements made for the 2008 model year, with the lion's share of the attention being paid to things that aren't immediately visible from the outside. The biggest addition is the 2.8L FSI six-cylinder that will be ...

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    It runs. It moves. The VW GTI W12 650 in motion

    Click image for high-res galleryNow, don't get too excited. This isn't some VW-produced promo video depicting the twin-turbocharged GTI W12 650 show car pushing ludicrous speeds on the Nürburgring or anything. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Here, we see it doing a run-through for a show ...

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    VW finally releases engine shots of the GTI W12 650

    Click image to enlargeEngine and interior shots were curiously absent last week when Volkswagen unveiled its holy-crap-I-want-one GTI W12 650 concept at the 2007 Wörthersee GTI Meeting in Austria. The interior photo shown after the jump appeared a day or two later, and this week, the automaker ...

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    A $685k Audi A8 that will blow its own doors off

    To the average Joe, the base price of most German luxury sedans is enough to cause sticker shock. When adding options, prices could easily cause a coronary. A base Audi A8, for example, goes for about $69,000. If you opt for the A8L W12, the price leaps to $119,000. After you check the option box ...

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    Whaaaa? BMW 770Li W12

    A keen observer in the UK, sent the blokes over at PistonHeads the above pic of a BMW 7-Series with '770Li' badging and, even weirder, a 'W12' logo brandishing itself on the left corner of its pseudo-Bangled trunk lid.If this is authentic, and we're pretty damn sure that it's not, would BMW really ...


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