The British carmaker specializing on production of luxury cars. Since 1998 is a part of the German concern Volkswagen Group.
The history of English car maker Bentley began on January 18, 1919 when Walter Owen Bentley (English Walter Owen Bentley), together with F. Bardzhes and G. Varley developed the first car.
In 1922 Bentley cars won a command prize in the races Tourist Trophy, and a year later one of representatives of this nice series finished the fourth in Le Mans.
The most important, on what the Bentley Company placed emphasis is a technical development. Cars were created first of all to win races. Next to nothing cases when Bentleys came not the first on races. One of the most popular models was Roots – 4,5L the rotor supercharger, was before a radiator. This model was developed especially for the industrial magnate Mr. Birkin. Exactly thanks to it the Bentley company gained huge fame it there was the most powerful at that time the car.
In 1928 the Bentley company tried to collect sports option of the car 6,5L of Speed Six. Five times this car won prestigious races in Le Mans and in Bruklenda. But the most expensive model was let out in 1930 – 8L a cursor "murderer".
At the end of 1930 released Bentley the most prestigious model — 8L. It became "the swan song" of firm as independent.
In 2010 the model range of the company is made by the following models and modifications:
In July, 2011 the Bentley company declared intention to let out the first (apart from "Bentley Dominator") the crossover.
In the spring of 2012 on the Geneva motor show the concept of the Bentley EXP 9 F SUV was presented. On July 23, 2013 confirmed officially Bentley that the SUV will be under construction in Crewe (Crewe, England) and will go on sale in 2016.1 - 50 | 51 - 100 | 101 - 141
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