Advertisement

Guides

Bentley - Classic & Performance Car Marques

  • Bentley history and features - 0
  • Print

provided by

Source

A focus on Bentley

The first Bentley appeared at the 1919 London Motor Show and, within a few years, the cars had become the darlings of rich playboys who delighted in taking them racing. Brooklands and Le Mans were two of the famous venues dominated by the marque. But in 1931, Bentley was bought by Rolls-Royce and its sporting glories started to fade.

Although there were glorious moments such as the 1952-1955 R-type Continental, eventually Bentleys became nothing more than badge-engineered RRs. In the 1980s though, the marque started to re-emerge again from the shadow of its parent, with more emphasis on performance and handling. Now owned by Volkswagen, Bentleys are once again individualistic and sporting machines.


Classic & Performance Car Marques

Abarth
- A focus on Abarth
AC - A focus on AC
Alfa Romeo - A focus on Alfa Romeo
Allard - A focus on Allard
Alpine - A focus on Alpine
Alvis - A focus on Alvis
Amphicar - A focus on Amphicar
Armstrong-Siddeley - A focus on Armstrong-Siddeley
Arnolt - A focus on Arnolt
Aston Martin - A focus on Aston Martin
Audi - A focus on Audi
Austin - A focus on Austin
Austin-Healey - A focus on Austin-Healey

Bentley -
A focus on Bentley
Berkeley - A focus on Berkeley
Bitter - A focus on Bitter
Bizzarrini - A focus on Bizzarrini
BMW - A focus on BMW
Bond - A focus on Bond
Borgward - A focus on Borgward
Bristol - A focus on Bristol
British Motor Corporation/British Leyland - A focus on the British Motor Corporation (BMC) / British Leyland (BL)
Bugatti - A focus on Bugatti

Cadillac -
A focus on Cadillac
Caterham - A focus on Caterham
Chevrolet - A focus on Chevrolet
Chrysler (UK) - A focus on Chrysler (UK)
Citroën - A focus on Citroën

DAF -
A focus on DAF
Daimler - A focus on Daimler
Datsun / Nissan - A focus on Datsun / Nissan
De Tomaso - A focus on De Tomaso

Facel Vega -
A focus on Facel Vega
Ferrari - A focus on Ferrari
Fiat - A focus on Fiat
Ford (UK) - A focus on Ford (UK)
Frazer Nash - A focus on Frazer Nash

Gilbern -
A focus on Gilbern
Ginetta - A focus on Ginetta
Gordon-Keeble - A focus on Gordon-Keeble

Healey -
A focus on Healey
Heinkel - A focus on Heinkel
Hillman - A focus on Hillman
Honda - A focus on Honda
Humber - A focus on Humber

Iso -
A focus on Iso

Jaguar -
A focus on Jaguar
Jensen - A focus on Jensen
Jowett - A focus on Jowett

Lada -
A focus on Lada
Lagonda - A focus on Lagonda
Lamborghini - A focus on Lamborghini
Lanchester -
A focus on Lanchester
Lancia - A focus on Lancia
Land Rover - A focus on Land Rover
Lea Francis
- A focus on Lea Francis
Lotus - A focus on Lotus

Marcos -
A focus on Marcos
Maserati - A focus on Maserati
MATRA - A focus on MATRA
Mazda - A focus on Mazda
Mercedes-Benz - A focus on Mercedes-Benz
Messerschmitt - A focus on Messerschmitt
MG - A focus on MG
Mini- A focus on Mini
Monteverdi - A focus on Monteverdi
Morgan - A focus on Morgan
Morris - A focus on Morris

NSU -
A focus on NSU

Opel-
A focus on Opel

Panhard et Levassor -
A focus on Panhard et Lavassor
Panther - A focus on Panther
Peugeot - A focus on Peugeot
Porsche - A focus on Porsche

Reliant -
A focus on Reliant
Renault - A focus on Renault
Riley - A focus on Riley
Rolls-Royce - A focus on Rolls-Royce
Rootes - A focus on Rootes
Rover - A focus on Rover

Saab
- A focus on Saab
SEAT - A focus on SEAT
SIMCA - A focus on SIMCA
Singer - A focus on Singer
Skoda - A focus on Skoda
Standard - A focus on Standard
Subaru - A focus on Subaru|
Sunbeam - A focus on Sunbeam

Talbot (UK) -
A focus on Talbot (UK)
Tatra - A focus on Tatra
Toyota - A focus on Toyota
Triumph - A focus on Triumph
TVR - A focus on TVR

Vanden Plas -
A focus on Vanden Plas
Vauxhall - A focus on Vauxhall
Volga - A focus on Volga
Volvo - A focus on Volvo
Volkswagen - A focus on Volkswagen

Wartburg -
A focus on Wartburg
Wolseley - A focus on Wolseley



COMMENTS

Find Articles

Please select a field.

To

 GO
 

Advertisement

 

Magazines

Magazines

Put your passion into gear

From Customs, Chevys, Fords to the Classics, these magazines provide the latest cutting edge information to fuel your passion.

MODEL INFORMATION

Required Information

 GO