September 29, 2023

Everyone knows Bentley as a high-end luxurious GT, sedan, or SUV, with vehicles just like the Continental, the Flying Spur, and the Bentayga, however Bentley has been round for 101 years, and whereas at a sure second in historical past, a Bentley was roughly a rebadged Rolls Royce, the advertising and marketing behind that concept was that you’ve got a driver in case you personal a Rolls Royce when you drive a Bentley your self, and customarily talking the Bentley counterpart was a extra sporty model of the Rolls Royce model, however issues have modified significantly over time, Rolls Royce being acquired by BMW AG whereas Bentley went to Volkswagen Group.

Present Bentley lineup

Traditionally a Rolls Royce can be marketed in the direction of a extra ‘aged’ group of individuals which have been rich for generations, whereas a Bentley can be extra acceptable for the youthful ‘new cash’ people, however that additionally has modified with the Rolls Royce Ghost and Culinnan, a lot of that are being owned by so-called new cash now too, and when you can spec a Bentley Flying Spur or Bentayga as a really basic magnificence, you will get very sporty with carbon fiber and the likes, however what was Bentley like 100 years in the past?

Let’s check out this 21-minute overview of the historical past of Bentley: