How Bentley Has Changed

The history of Bentley, illustrated by the magnificent cars they made

Bentley 3 Litre Image

3-Litre (1921)

A jealous Ettore Bugatti called it "the fastest lorry in the world". And boy it WAS fast!

Bentley 4.5 Litre Image

4.5-Litre (1925)

More racing success - but it lead to insolvency.

Bentley Speed Six Image

Speed Six (1928)

So fast that many drivers refused to race against it.

Bentley 8 Litre Image

8 Litre (1930)

Rolls Royce were so impressed they bought the company.

Bentley R-Type Image

R-Type (1952)

Built to last and very popular.

Bentley Continental Image

S3 Continental (1962)

Beautiful, luxurious, but basically a Rolls Royce Clone

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Turbo R (1985)

Rolls Royce has gone bust and Bentley make their best car yet.

Bentley Azure

Azure (1995)

The world's biggest and most luxurious convertible.

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Continental Supersports (2009)

Volkswagen take over and build a bargain priced supercar.

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Mulsanne (2010)

2 1/2 tons of pure luxury and very, very fast.

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