“A fast car, a good car, the best in its class”

Bentley 1919-2019 Credit: motor1

Bentley Motors Ltd will be marking its 1919-2019 Centenary with some style and no doubt noisily has announced that the 10th July 2019 will be ‘Centenary Day’.
Bentley Motors confirmed some of the special Centenary Specifications that will be applied across all its models. Inspired by an illustrious past the Centenary Specification will feature on all of the Bentleys built at the Crewe works England between January and December 2019.
Unique tread plates, Centenary Badges , seat embroidery and special details that are still to be revealed are aimed at making the 2019 production yet more desirable and collectable.
Bentley Motors was established in 1919, in September 1921 the first production model was delivered. The car presented had the radiator grill that was to become its hallmark together with the Flying ‘B’ insignia.
The very first Bentley owner Mr Noel van Raalte paid the princely sum of £1,050 Sterling for this soon to be iconic automobile.
The price tag attached to a 2019 Bentley will be considerably more! In most cases more than 100 times as much at least.
The 1920’s saw Bentley Motors produce some of the most distinctive cars of the era.
WO Bentley the founder of the marque was also an enthusiastic racer developing engines to power his cars that went on to win famous victories at endurance and speed races at Brooklands, Indianapolis and the Isle of Man.
The legendary achievements of the ‘Bentley Boys’ saw success after success at Le Mans with 5 heroic wins.
WO Bentley the founder of Bentley Motors is said to have been guided by a principal  summed up as “a fast car, a good car, the best in its class” through decades of innovation Bentley has built desirable Grand Tourers with a unique combination of luxury and performance.
The four luxurious Bentley Motors model lines; Continental, Flying Spur, Bentayga and the Mulsanne will be yet further enhanced with Centenary detailing. Centenary Gold will be a particular feature of this enrichment.
A metallic gold that has been specially created to shine and reflect light like precious jewellery. Centenary Gold will make its presence felt across the 2019 production year from gear shifts to headrest emblems and key fobs reflecting the marque’s heritage and racing triumphs.
Centenary Gold a contemporary interpretation with an elegant warm tone, inspired by the metal work found on vintage Bentleys such as the EXP 2 of 1919 and the ‘Birkin’ Blower of 1929. Now is a good time to be dreaming about which car you will be driving in 2019.

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