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Report: Bentley returning to 24 Hours of Le Mans

AutoWeek reports Bentley is slowly building a team for the brand's return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The automaker has hired Graham Humphrys as a consultant. Humphrys penned the BMW V12 LMR that took the win at the 1999 Le Mans, and he's now tasked with heading up a feasibility study for the British luxury manufacturer. According to Brian Gush, chassis and powertrain director for Bentley, the automaker is currently exploring which class would best suit the company.
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Bentley's Le Mans-Winning Speed 8 Returns To Goodwood

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (last year)

In 2003, Bentley won its first overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1930. Piloting a Bentley Speed 8 prototype, drivers Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Guy Smith took the win, followed by a second Bentley Speed 8 dri... Read Post

Report: BMW X4 production confirmed

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (3 years ago)

BMW has reportedly confirmed plans to build an X4 crossover, according to AutoWeek. As its nomenclature suggests, the X4 will slot in between the X3 (pictured) and X5 within the automaker's lineup, so essentially, the X4 will be to ... Read Post

Report: Bentley plotting Dakar effort with used VW Touareg racers?

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (2 years ago)

Bentley is an automaker not without its own racing pedigree, but the bulk of that is anchored in the 1920s and at Le Mans, to which it returned in winning form in the earlier part of the new millennium with the Speed 8. The latest d... Read Post


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