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Continental GT V8 S is the Best Bentley Yet, Says XCar

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With 521hp and 502lb-ft (680Nm) of torque from a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine, the Bentley Continental GT V8 S offers just 21hp and 20Nm (15lb-ft) more than the regular Continental GT V8.

Normally, such a small amount of extra power and torque shouldn’t be noticeable, but in the case of the V8 S, it is.

Bentley Confirms Bentayga Name for its SUV, Will Be Revealed this Year [w/Video]

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Bentley has decided that its upcoming luxury SUV will be called Bentayga, a name inspired by the natural world. Bentayga alludes both to the Taiga, the world’s largest transcontinental snow forest, and the rugged peak of the Roque Bentayga in the subtropical Canary Islands.

EVO Drives Bentley Continental GT V8S on Stunning Croatian Coastal Roads

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The video posted here is a behind the scenes look at EVO’s trip through lovely Croatia behind the wheel of a Bentley Continental GT V8S. It’s the precursor for an article which will be featured in the magazine in January of this year.

Bentley’s SUV Teased Once Again

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It’s obvious that a mega-expensive SUV like the one Bentley will reveal next year is aimed especially at markets from the Middle East.

First "Vertu for Bentley" Smartphone Costs Just...$17,100

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Bentley and Vertu have revealed the first smartphone from their co-designed “Vertu for Bentley” line announced in July this year as part of a five-year partnership.

Bentley Mulsanne Speed Proves 2.7 Tonnes of Luxury Can Move Really Fast

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The highlight of Bentley’s Paris Auto Show stand is the new Mulsanne Speed, the performance variant of the brand’s flagship sedan which is capable of 305 km/h (190 mph).

Bentley Continental GT Gets the "Cement Bucket Challenge" in Russia

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People who park their cars right next to building sites should know that is really a bad idea, because ugly things could happen, as the Russian owner of a Bentley found out.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Runs Out of Runway before Hitting Top Speed

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With 626 hp and 820 Nm (605 lb-ft) of torque from a 6.0-liter W12 engine, the recently updated Bentley Continental GT Speed is the most powerful production car ever built by the British manufacturer.

Bentley Video Teases New SUV, Confirms Plug-In Hybrid Version

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Bentley's promotional machine has clicked in to gear with the British firm releasing the first video trailer on their upcoming SUV and at the same time, confirming what we already suspected on the availability of a plug-in hybrid edition, even though the as of yet unnamed series won't go into production until 2016.

Jay Leno Takes 1930 Bentley with 27-Liter Aircraft V12 for a Spin

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Jay Leno gets his hands on some of the coolest cars you can think of, and some you can’t. You may remember the old Bentley that Jeremy Clarkson drove back on Top Gear’s season 18, a car that had a 27-liter Merlin V12 from a Spitfire fighter under the bonnet, as well as additional modifications in order to make it a modern car that can be driven on the road.

MT Gets Creative with Bentley Flying Spur vs. Rolls Royce Ghost

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The 2014 Bentley Flying Spur, the new one, is more or less of a direct rival to the 2014 Rolls Royce Ghost, even if the latter is more expensive, and it addresses a different clientele.

Brazilian Man's Plan to Bury His Bentley Proves to be an Ingenious Publicity Stunt [w/Video]

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A wealthy Brazilian businessman stirred a wave of negative reactions when he announced on his Facebook page that he plans to bury his beloved Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

Chiquinho Scarpa, 62, said he would bury his £310,000 (€367,220) Bentley so that he would be able to drive it in the afterlife. He explained that he has taken inspiration from Egyptian Pharaohs, who were buried with their most precious belongings, and promised he would…entomb the Bentley by the end of the week (September 21-22).

Bentley Previews 521HP Continental GT V8 S ahead of Frankfurt Show [w/Videos]

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The V8 range of the latest Bentley Continental has been enhanced with a new top version that adds the letter “S” to the model’s name. Available as both a coupe and convertible, the Continental GT V8 S come with the most powerful version of the twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine, rated at 521 hp (528PS) and 680 Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque. That is 21 hp (27PS) and 20 Nm (15 lb-ft) more than the standard Continental GT V8.

MT Discovers Aston Martin Vanquish and Bentley Continental GT Speed Are Very Different Beasts

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There’s something very appealing about buying a British coupe, even a modern one, of any size or power rating. With a lengthy history behind them, the attraction is understandable, and it is only strengthened if we are to look at what such cars are still being made there today.

MT's Carlos Lago Finds Bentley Continental GT Speed Surprisingly Agile

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Nobody in their right mind would ever think of associating the big slab-like look of the Bentley Continental GT Speed and the huge inherent weight with sporty handling and a fingertip-precise driving experience.

However, it seems that somehow, the VW-owned luxury automaker has managed to defy physics, as Motor Trend magazine's Carlos Lago reports that the car is surprisingly agile, and much better to drive around the twisties than anticipated.

Bentley Reveals Final Version of 600HP Continental GT3 Racer at Goodwood [w/Video]

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Following last year’s reveal of the Continental GT3 Concept Racer at the Paris auto show, Bentley has now presented the final version of the car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The Continental GT3 is powered by a race-tuned version of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, developing up to 600 hp in unrestricted race configuration. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a Xtrac six-speed sequential gearbox with a limited slip differential, mounted as a transaxle for optimised weight distribution. Gear changes are completed via a pneumatic shift system, controlled by paddles mounted to the steering wheel.

Steve Sutcliffe Drives Le Mans Winning Bentley Speed 8

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Driving a Le Mans winning LMP1 prototype car isn’t something many road test editors can brag about. Autocar road test editor Steve Sutcliffe somehow convinced the people at Bentley to let him drive their 2003 Le Mans winning car, the Speed 8.

MotorTrend Goes All the Way to China to Experience the New Bentley Flying Spur

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The Bentley Continental Flying Spur was always hampered by one thing – no, I'm not talking about VW Phaeton’s platform, because that was excellent and gave the driver huge confidence. The thing that hampered the car was the fact it was called Continental, meaning it shared a lot in common with its (cheaper) two-door sibling the Continental GT – it was a version of that model with two extra doors.

Vilner Studio Murders Out a Bentley Continental GT with a Complete Makeover

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It might not have a fancy name, but Vilner Studio's Bentley Continental GT tune sure has some road presence, as seen in these first photos of the completed car that had been teased through a few sketches back in April.

The Bulgarian tuning house says the owner of the first generation Continental GT approached the company eight months ago asking Vilner to individualize the luxury model's exterior and interior, while also boosting its performance numbers.

Vilner Takes it to the Next Level with Complete Transformation of Bentley Continental GT

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Over the past couple of years, we've come to know about Vilner mainly through its interior makeovers, and much less about its limited exterior and performance mods, but the Bulgarian studio wants to spread out and enhance its offerings with the first fully transformed project, which happens to be a first generation Bentley Continental GT.

Like the big players in the industry, Vilner also likes playing the teasing game so it released a trio of renderings to preview its newest creation before the reveal.