Bentley Arnage "woody" wagon for sale in Italy

It's a British-built Bentley Arnage T with the rear axle off an Escalade done up in California woody style for sale in Italy. This, friends, is why globalism is a good thing. (H/T to Jagvar!) » 2/23/11 5:15pm 2/23/11 5:15pm

Bentleys Recalled Over Hood Ornament Crash Risk

Bentley's issued a recall on certain models because, if corroded, the large "Flying B" hood ornament might not retract in a pedestrian accident. Seriously? The hood ornament?! [Bloomberg] » 9/22/10 9:30am 9/22/10 9:30am

Bentley Mulsanne: First Drive

The Bentley Mulsanne is one of the costliest Bentleys you can buy, a fast, refined car offering heritage and breeding in spades. Ordinary people are not supposed to be able to relate. We are ordinary. Is this worth $285,000? » 7/14/10 2:30pm 7/14/10 2:30pm

Bentley Arnage Final Series: Even Bigger Luxury For The Big "B"

When you're a brand all about exclusivity, what do you do when your flagship hits the end of a very exclusive run? Well, if you're Bentley, you take the last 150 cars and make them just a bit more exclusive. That's what the brand with the big "B" badge has done with this — the Bentley Arnage Final Series, an uber-luxe… » 9/24/08 6:00am 9/24/08 6:00am

Bentley's Going Green

More often associated with acres of Scotland's finest leather and enough walnut inlay to deforest most of France, Bentley is nevertheless serious about cleaning up its act. In an interview with Autocar, Bentley chief Franz-Josef Paefgan said, ""If we have to reduce fuel consumption by 20 per cent, we will do it. But… » 10/17/07 1:15pm 10/17/07 1:15pm

Engine Swap of the Day: Veyron-Powered Bentley Arnage

From the "if it exists it will be done" department, the UK's Autocar reports Bentley's worked up an Arnage powered by the Bugatti Veyron's quad-turbo W16. Just a prototype for now, the 987-hp Bentgatti is the reported brainchild of Bentley chief (and Bugatti president) Franz-Josef Paefgen. No word on whether it's… » 10/17/07 7:13am 10/17/07 7:13am

Bentley to Show New Coupe Concept in Geneva '07

Responding to the shot fired by Rolls-Royce with its 101EX concept coupe, Bentley will show a design study of an Arnage-based coupe at the Geneva show next year, Automotive News is reporting today. The concept car, dubbed "Havana," could hearken a flagship two-door, which would be a fixed-roof counterpart to the new… » 10/16/06 2:08pm 10/16/06 2:08pm

Bentley's Big Boy: The Arnage for 2007

Never mind that Bentley's Arnage T is the Fatty Arbuckle of the automotive world (minus the Coke bottle), it's still Bent's flagship, retrograde as it is, and improvements must be made as a matter of course. The company says the 2007 T will get a power upgrade to the great thumping beast of a turbo V8, to 500… » 8/31/06 8:38am 8/31/06 8:38am

Special Ed Bentley Continental, Arnage to Debut in Geneva

Whoops, we meant special edition. At Geneva this year, Bentley plans to party like it's 1946, with two 60th anniversary models, the Diamond Series Continental GT coup-ay and Arnage saloon. The production run of the two Corniche cruisers will reflect their relative exclusivity — 400 Continentals GT and 60 Arnag s —… » 2/21/06 8:47am 2/21/06 8:47am