October 25, 2014 9:26 PM ET

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Company Overview of Bentley Motors Limited

Company Overview

Bentley Motors Limited designs, engineers, and manufactures cars. It also offers cars for racing purpose. In addition, the company offers various pre-owned and heritage vehicles, accessories, and financial services, as well as service, maintenance, and repair. It offers its products through a network of dealers in the United Kingdom, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East/Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in Crewe, United Kingdom with regional offices worldwide. Bentley Motors Limited operates as a subsidiary of Volkswagen International Finance N.V.

Pyms Lane

Crewe,  CW1 3PL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1919

Phone:

44 1270 255155

Fax:

44 1270 586548

Key Executives for Bentley Motors Limited

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Board Member for Finance
Age: 48
Engineering Chief and Board Member for Engineering
Communications Director
Board Member for Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bentley Motors Limited Key Developments

Bentley Reports Sales Results for the First Nine Months of 2014

Bentley reported sales results for the first nine months of 2014. The company is accelerating towards a record-breaking year after global deliveries in the first nine months of 2014 increased by 19% to 7,786 cars. The company's growth has been strong in the Americas, where it was up 4%, and in China where 1,959 cars were delivered in the first nine months of 2014, compared with 1,264 cars in 2013. In the Middle East, sales grew 21%. UK deliveries increased by 5% to 1,113 and a strong German market helped drive a 7% sales hike in Europe.

Bentley Motors Announces Executive Changes, with Effect from October 1, 2014

Bentley Motors announced that Robert Engstler will become Regional Director for Europe, with effect from October 1, 2014. He will succeed Bart Gerris, who will take up another position within the Volkswagen Group. Robert Engstler will report directly to Kevin Rose, Member of the Board for Sales, Marketing and Aftersales of Bentley. Robert Engstler joins Bentley from Porsche Holding Salzburg, where he held the position of Managing Director of Exclusive Cars Vienna for nearly 15 years.

Bentley Launches Continental GT3-R

Bentley has launched its Continental GT3-R. The model is inspired by the Continental GT3 race car and is equipped with modified 4.0-litre V8 engine that delivers 572bhp and 516lb-ft of torque. It accelerates from zero to 60mph in 3.6 seconds. It features a two-seat configuration of new bespoke sporting seats designed for comfort and finished in Beluga black leather with diamond-quilted Alcantara(R). The vehicle is hand-built in Crewe, England and will be finished by Bentley's motorsport department. The model is priced at USD 337,000.

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