Cars New Bentley Mulsanne 6.75 Edition is final outing for iconic V8
Bentley Motors loses trademark battle against family-run Manchester firm
A judge has concluded the car maker had infringed the trademark rights of Manchester-based Bentley Clothing.In a ruling at the High Court in London on Friday, a judge concluded the car maker had infringed the trademark rights of Manchester-based Bentley Clothing by using the Bentley name on its own range of goods.
has announced a new final edition of the ahead of production ending in spring 2020, with the longest serving V8 in continuous production to die with it.
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It could be unveiled in 2021.
The Mulsanne 6.75 Edition, created by its coachbuilding division,, is restricted to 30 examples and is described as a “fitting send-off for a masterpiece of British automotive engineering and craftsmanship”.
With no immediate plans to replace the model, sales and marketing boss Chris Craft has confirmed the company will be "redeploying all of our manufacturing colleagues who currently work on the Mulsanne to other areas of the business". Thenow becomes Bentley's flagship, with confirmation of a hybrid variant arriving by 2023.
The Mulsanne 6.75 Edition is based on the existing 530bhp, with a number of specific details inside and out linking it to the V8 itself. Thes include new seat motifs, chrome badging for the exterior and engine bay, and a 6.75 Edition Logo projected by LED puddle lamps.
Limited-run Bentley celebrates American hillclimb record
15 special Bentley Continental GTs are being made to commemorate the Pikes Peak Hillclimb record the company’s staple coupe took back in June The post Limited-run Bentley celebrates American hillclimb record appeared first on Motoring Research.
Specific chrome work and wheel finished feature, too, while the engine number plaque - usually signed by the engineer that hand built it - will be signed by
The "6 3/4 litre" V8 was first used in the 1959 Bentley S2. Although it shares little actual componentry with that engine, today's version shares the same principles and dimensions, Bentley claims.
Bentley special edition is inspired by Cheltenham races .
The Bentley Continental GT Convertible Equestrian Edition has been created by Bentley Mulliner and is inspired by the Cheltenham Racecourse.The Equestrian Edition was commissioned by Bentley Bristol and built by Bentley Mulliner in Crewe. Although a price hasn’t been revealed, we suspect you’ll need the pockets of a racehorse owner to be able to afford it.