Bentley Motors Limited is a British manufacturer and luxury car market and SUVs and a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group since 1998. Headquarters in Crewe, England, the company was established as Bentley Motors Limited by WO Bentley in 1919 at Cricklewood, North London- and He became well-known for winning or Le Mans 24 hours in 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, and 2003.
There are prominent models stretching from Bentley’s 4½ Liter sporting racing and Bentley Speed Six; The more recent Continental Bentley R Math, Bentley Turbo R, and Bentley Arnage; to its current model line, including Continental Flying Spur, Continental GT, Bentley Bentayga and Mulsanne, which are marketed worldwide, with China being the largest market in November 2012. Today the part Most of the Bentleys are brought together at Crewe’s company, with a small number convened at the Volkswagen’s Dresden factory, Germany, and with bodies for the Continental manufactured in Zwickau and for the Bentayga manufactured in and Volkswagen Bratislava Plant.
Bentley and Rolls-Royce joined and separated following a series of combinations and acquisitions, starting with the 1931 purchase by Rolls-Royce of Bentley, then in recipients. In 1971, Rolls-Royce himself was forced to receivers and the UK government nationalized the company to divide aerospace and automotive sections to two companies – the latter retaining the Bentley division. Rolls-Royce Motors was subsequently sold to the Vickers engineering complex, and in 1998 Vickers Rolls-Royce sold to Volkswagen AG.
Bentley confirmed plans to produce a four-seat conversion model – the Azure, derived from the Arnage Drophead Coupé-Crewe prototype starting in 2006. By autumn 2005, the convertible version of the successful Continental GT, the Continental GTC , also Submitted. These two initiatives were launched successfully at the end of 2006. A limited run of GT modified by Zagato was published in March 2008, known as “GTZ”.
A new version of the Continent Bentley was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show 2009: The Supersports Continental. This new Bentley is a supercar that combines extreme power with environmentally friendly FlexFuel technology, which can use petrol and biofuels. Vehicle sales in 2011 rose from 37% to 7,003 vehicles, with the new Continental GT accounting for over a third of the total sales. The current Bentley workforce is about 4,000 people.