The Truth About Cars » Bentley http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Bentley http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/reviews/bentley/ Volkswagen Shakeup Continues: Five New Chiefs Named http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1245337 Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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Watch Volkswagen Group Night Live at 1:30 PM ET http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/watch-volkswagen-group-night-live-at-130-pm-et/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/watch-volkswagen-group-night-live-at-130-pm-et/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:25:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1169242   Volkswagen, as usual before the Frankfurt Auto Show, will be showing all its wares live, Apple-style, the night before press days. We’ve already seen the Tiguan, Bentley Bentayga and Audi A4, but could there be a surprise up Mr. Winterkorn’s sleeve? We will keep track of the reveals after the jump. 3;02 pm: Mission […]

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  Volkswagen, as usual before the Frankfurt Auto Show, will be showing all its wares live, Apple-style, the night before press days. We’ve already seen the Tiguan, Bentley Bentayga and Audi A4, but could there be a surprise up Mr. Winterkorn’s sleeve? We will keep track of the reveals after the jump. 3;02 pm: Mission […]

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Bentley Bentayga Officially Announced, Still Not Any Easier To Spell http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/bentley-bentayga-officially-announced-still-not-easier-spell/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/bentley-bentayga-officially-announced-still-not-easier-spell/#comments Wed, 09 Sep 2015 18:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1165290 After two years and one seriously overhauled concept, Bentley took the wrapper off its first SUV on Wednesday, which made it the first automaker to offer an ultra-luxury SUV — and certainly not the last. Bentley’s Bentayga will be powered by an all-new W-12 engine that produces 600 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque, according to […]

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After two years and one seriously overhauled concept, Bentley took the wrapper off its first SUV on Wednesday, which made it the first automaker to offer an ultra-luxury SUV — and certainly not the last. Bentley’s Bentayga will be powered by an all-new W-12 engine that produces 600 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque, according to […]

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Bentley Can Stretch its ‘Brand DNA’ Quite A Ways, it Appears http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/bentley-can-stretch-brand-dna-quite-ways-appears/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/bentley-can-stretch-brand-dna-quite-ways-appears/#comments Wed, 12 Aug 2015 20:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1140002 Bentley’s upcoming SUV, dubbed Bentayga, may be shown here in all its 1:18-scale glory in leaked photos released by CarNewsChina.com. If the photos — reportedly from a Chinese toy company — resemble the final figure for the luxury automaker’s SUV, which is partially based on architecture from Audi’s Q7, that is exactly what a Bentley SUV […]

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Bentley’s upcoming SUV, dubbed Bentayga, may be shown here in all its 1:18-scale glory in leaked photos released by CarNewsChina.com. If the photos — reportedly from a Chinese toy company — resemble the final figure for the luxury automaker’s SUV, which is partially based on architecture from Audi’s Q7, that is exactly what a Bentley SUV […]

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Geneva 2015: Refreshed Bentley Continental GT Bows http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-refreshed-bentley-continental-gt-bows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-refreshed-bentley-continental-gt-bows/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:01:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1012250 Coming off a successful trip to Bathurst, the refreshed Bentley Continental GT brought its family to the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Improvements to the GT W12, GT Speed and GT V8 S include revised front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser for the higher performance models, 20- and 21-inch wheels for the GT V8, […]

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Coming off a successful trip to Bathurst, the refreshed Bentley Continental GT brought its family to the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Improvements to the GT W12, GT Speed and GT V8 S include revised front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser for the higher performance models, 20- and 21-inch wheels for the GT V8, […]

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Geneva 2015: Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-bentley-exp-10-speed-6-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-bentley-exp-10-speed-6-revealed/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:50:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1010826 A concept previewing “the future direction of luxury and performance,” the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Power for the two-seater Speed 6 is an advanced powertrain that may be a hybrid, if the copper exterior and interior elements are anything to go by; Bentley was mum on […]

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A concept previewing “the future direction of luxury and performance,” the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Power for the two-seater Speed 6 is an advanced powertrain that may be a hybrid, if the copper exterior and interior elements are anything to go by; Bentley was mum on […]

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Volkswagen To Triple SUV Lineup In Fight Against Toyota For Total Global Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/volkswagen-to-triple-suv-lineup-in-fight-against-toyota-for-total-global-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/volkswagen-to-triple-suv-lineup-in-fight-against-toyota-for-total-global-sales/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=836730 With Toyota still in its sights, Volkswagen plans to triple the number of SUVs in its lineup in its fight for the top sales podium among the Global Three. Bloomberg reports the current offerings — the midsize Touareg and compact Tiguan — will soon be joined by the upcoming seven-passenger CrossBlue-based SUV that will either […]

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With Toyota still in its sights, Volkswagen plans to triple the number of SUVs in its lineup in its fight for the top sales podium among the Global Three. Bloomberg reports the current offerings — the midsize Touareg and compact Tiguan — will soon be joined by the upcoming seven-passenger CrossBlue-based SUV that will either […]

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Bentley Continental GT Speed Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/09/bentley-continental-gt-speed-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/09/bentley-continental-gt-speed-review/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2008 15:49:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=78031 Nobody in their right mind pays $200k for a car. Yes, I’ve seen the Producers (when you got it flaunt it baby!) And I know some people have enough “it” to drop a couple of hundred grand on a car without asking for their change in GTIs. But even if copious lottery winnings could overcome my ethnic aversion to pissing away large amounts of money, I would still think twice about spending that kind of money on the Bentley Continental GT Speed.

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Nobody in their right mind pays $200k for a car. Yes, I’ve seen the Producers (when you got it flaunt it baby!) And I know some people have enough “it” to drop a couple of hundred grand on a car without asking for their change in GTIs. But even if copious lottery winnings could overcome my ethnic aversion to pissing away large amounts of money, I would still think twice about spending that kind of money on the Bentley Continental GT Speed.

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2009 Bentley Continental GTC Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/07/2009-bentley-continental-gtc-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2008/07/2009-bentley-continental-gtc-review/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2008 13:01:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=55681 Just the thing to impress them at the old ball game"OMG! It's Paris Hilton's car!" The bikini-clad blond with waiting-for-a-nuclear-blast sized sunglasses was impressed by the big black Bentley. "How much does it cost?" "How fast does it go?" "How did you get one?" An Abercrombie of bathing suits gathered around the British-built German car in the late summer sun. I didn't have the heart to tell them they were worshipping a false idol. So what if the Bentley Continental GTC is a four-wheeled Poptart, famous for being famous? Discretion is the better part of valet parking. I'd save my bubble-bursting for the Best and Brightest. And here you are. And here we go...

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Just the thing to impress them at the old ball game"OMG! It's Paris Hilton's car!" The bikini-clad blond with waiting-for-a-nuclear-blast sized sunglasses was impressed by the big black Bentley. "How much does it cost?" "How fast does it go?" "How did you get one?" An Abercrombie of bathing suits gathered around the British-built German car in the late summer sun. I didn't have the heart to tell them they were worshipping a false idol. So what if the Bentley Continental GTC is a four-wheeled Poptart, famous for being famous? Discretion is the better part of valet parking. I'd save my bubble-bursting for the Best and Brightest. And here you are. And here we go...

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Bentley Continental Flying Spur Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2005/07/bentley-continental-flying-spur/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2005/07/bentley-continental-flying-spur/#comments Sun, 17 Jul 2005 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1464 If you want a lesson in engineering excellence, drive the new Bentley Continental Flying Spur slowly. At 35mph, with just 1500rpms on the tachometer, the go-pedal responds to the slightest pressure with a perfectly measured amount of additional momentum. Reverse ditto the brakes. At the same time, the big Bentley’s power-assisted steering helms with an […]

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If you want a lesson in engineering excellence, drive the new Bentley Continental Flying Spur slowly. At 35mph, with just 1500rpms on the tachometer, the go-pedal responds to the slightest pressure with a perfectly measured amount of additional momentum. Reverse ditto the brakes. At the same time, the big Bentley’s power-assisted steering helms with an […]

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Bentley Continental GT Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2004/10/bentley-continental-gt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2004/10/bentley-continental-gt/#comments Wed, 20 Oct 2004 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1003 Once upon a time, a car's identity was buried deep in its DNA. In these days of multinational parts and platform sharing, brands are born in a marketing memo, then programmed onto a computer chip. Even the most discerning car hack struggles to tell where a Mercedes SLK ends and a Chrysler Crossfire begins. All […]

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Once upon a time, a car's identity was buried deep in its DNA. In these days of multinational parts and platform sharing, brands are born in a marketing memo, then programmed onto a computer chip. Even the most discerning car hack struggles to tell where a Mercedes SLK ends and a Chrysler Crossfire begins. All […]

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