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Bentley EXP 100 GT could become an ultra-exclusive topless two-seater

Prices would start at $1.9 million with only a dozen produced

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Updated Bentley Bentayga spotted testing in the snow

It brings the more expressive new fascia to the large crossover

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Bentley Continental GT V8 and Toyota 4Runner | Autoblog Podcast #604

Plus 'This or That' and 'Spend My Money' segments

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Volkswagen profit jumps as it warns of a cooling auto market

It forecasts sales will now be 'on a level' with last year's record of 10.8 million vehicles

Volkswagen says its profits jumped 44% in the third quarter thanks to a more profitable mix of vehicles in its lineup but warned that global car markets are slowing more than expected and lowered its forecast for annual sales. The sales margin of 7.8% exceeded the goal of 6.5-7.5% as vehicles bringing higher profits took a larger share of sales.

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Lamborghini could be sold or spun off from the Volkswagen Group

VW needs to stockpile money as it rapidly expands into electric vehicles

Chief Executive Herbert Diess in March said Volkswagen was reviewing its portfolio of brands, which also include Ducati and Bentley, and whether to divest some non-core businesses. Volkswagen is readying to fold Lamborghini into a separate legal entity, in a process that may wind up toward the end of next year, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.

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Ferdinand Piech (1937-2019): The man who made VW global

Engineer and leader set higher standards for VW brands' quality and technology

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Bentley re-creates one-of-a-kind sports sedan destroyed in 1939

The original Corniche was wrapped around a tree and later bombed

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