Bentley News

International Design Awards
International Design Awards

Bentley Auckland hosted this years Trends International Design Awards to celebrate the very best of New Zealand home design. Winners on the night were: Gary Todd Architecture (Winner Architect-designed New Home) O'Neil Architecture (Winner Designer New Home ) Matt Brew Architects ( Winner Architect-designed Renovation) Creative Arch (Winner Designer Renovation) A draw was held at the end of the evening with the winner taking home a Naim Audio Muso System designed in collaboration with Bentley Motors.

Scott Mclaughlin Grand Prix
Scott Mclaughlin Grand Prix

A VIP Dinner for prize winners of the Scott McLaughlin Grand Prix and other doners to Kartsport New Zealand was held at the stunning Boomrock lodge , Kauri Bay. Once a WW2 lookout for the New Zealand Army , Boomrock Lodge is a multi venue property situated on Clevedon's gentle rolling hills with amazing views out towards Waiheke, Ponui and the Coromandel

NZ Autocar Bentayga V8
NZ Autocar Bentayga V8

Autocar NZ have reviewed the very latest Bentayga V8 Petrol in this Octobers issue. This particular car in Rose Gold over Magnetic was ordered to showcase certain factory options including Biometric Storage , Signature Audio , City & Touring Specifications.

GT Press Drive Gold Coast
GT Press Drive Gold Coast

3 Journalists from New Zealand flew across the ditch to drive the all New Continental GT with other press from around Australia. The event covered key aspects of the new car in detail and of course a thorough drive to really enforce what a superb car this really is. Uno Magazine & Autocar were in attendance as well as Blu Steven from YouTube Channel Carnut.kiwi

The Mulsanne Speed
The Mulsanne Speed

Bentley Motors create the world’s most iconic cars, and we think there is no greater place to drive them than right here in New Zealand. In August we released a short film showcasing the incredible Mulsanne Speed and the stunning Parihoa Farm. The film has been viewed over 12,000 times on Facebook and has been shared all round the world by not only fans , but customers and employees of Bentley Motors in Crewe. See the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkYBBvvjOY8

Breakfast with Bentley
Breakfast with Bentley

On Saturday 25th August we hosted a social media and customer breakfast open to everyone to celebrate the New Continental GT. Visitors to the showroom enjoyed some traditional English cuisine including Salmon Bagels and freshly baked Scones!

2018 GT Demonstrator
2018 GT Demonstrator

Our much awaited all New Continental GT has finally landed in New Zealand. Finished in Sequin blue this sensational Grand Tourer is a game changer in its segment and will set the benchmark for many years to come.

Bentayga Breaks SUV Record at Pikes Peak
Bentayga Breaks SUV Record at Pikes Peak

Driven by two-time champion Rhys Millen (NZ), the Bentayga completed the 12.42-mile course in just 10:49.9 – taking nearly two minutes off the previous record by averaging 66.5 mph. “This record proves the outstanding dynamic ability of the Bentayga – demonstrating again how Bentley Motors is the only automotive company in the world that can combine pinnacle luxury and breath-taking performance. Congratulations to all at Bentley Motorsport and to Rhys Millen and his team.”

Jason Bae - NZ Steinway Artist
Jason Bae - NZ Steinway Artist

New Zealand’s only Steinway artist Jason Bae returned from his studies at the Royal Academy to give a recital tour of New Zealand. Jason was the youngest ever concerto soloist with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra at the Starlight Symphony in the Park. The brilliant young pianist performed to our customers to pre launch the incredible new "Spirio" self playing Piano.

New GT static preview.
New GT static preview.

The all New Continental GT has arrived here at Bentley Auckland , but not quite ready for the roads! Bentley Motors kindly lent us a “pre production” model , one of their special engineering cars , to compliment our grand opening in December.

Prepare for Extraordinary
Prepare for Extraordinary

After the successful showroom inauguration on 03rd August 2017, the new iconic Bentley Auckland Showroom on Great North Road held our much-awaited official Grand Opening on 14th December 2017. More than 350 distinctive guests were present at the event enjoying live music by New Zealand’s triple platinum artist ,David Kerrison. Our new flagship showroom has been designed to go beyond any previous luxury automotive experience in New Zealand and was completed in time to launch the all new Bentley Continental GT , flown in especially from the factory in England. Sir Colin Giltrap, Chairman of the Giltrap Group marked the occasion together with David Jackson , Regional Manager for Bentley Motors Asia Pacific. The all new Continental GT is here to view until February 10th with first customer deliveries beginning in May , just after our official demonstrators arrive.

DENIZEN HEROES BLACK TIE GALA
DENIZEN HEROES BLACK TIE GALA

The 2nd annual Denizen Heroes Black Tie Gala, one of the most coveted events of the year, celebrated the achievements of six outstanding individuals who have contributed to enhance the greater Auckland community. As a sponsor, Bentley Auckland displayed a Continental GT V8 & Bentayga W12 at the grand entrance to St Matthews-in-the-City.

BENTLEY SPONSORS EYE MAGAZINE LAUNCH
BENTLEY SPONSORS EYE MAGAZINE LAUNCH

In May 2017 Eye Magazine together with Bentley Auckland launched their new lifestyle magazine released annually focused on fashion, beauty, cuisine, horse racing, motoring, travel and lifestyle. This Chinese version of Eye magazine is new to the Auckland luxury scene and was well received on the night. The event was held at the Matisse Furniture Store in Parnell and included other brand partners such as Stoneyridge,Flame Tree, Sugarcoated,Mentions NZ Sunscreen, Craig Primrose paintings & Michael Joyce.

Bentley Auckland official car sponsor at Karaka
Bentley Auckland official car sponsor at Karaka

Bentley Auckland together with the Giltrap Group assisted Karaka Bloodstock with cars at this years Yearling Sales event. On Display were the all new Continental GT and a New Flying Spur that was used to transport prospective buyers to and from the sale. New Zealand thoroughbreds have gone from strength to strength on the world stage of top class racehorses.

BENTLEY INTRODUCES ‘ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY’:  THE WORLD’S FIRST SUPER-FAST IN-CAR WIFI
BENTLEY INTRODUCES ‘ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY’: THE WORLD’S FIRST SUPER-FAST IN-CAR WIFI

Bentley announces the launch of Advanced Connectivity – the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system, available now for Mulsanne and for all Bentley models in 2019. Call us now on +64 9 975 8070 or visit Bentley Auckland to discuss how you can add this new service to your Bentley. You can now benefit from uninterrupted mobile network coverage while travelling, providing a fully functioning and fully connected executive office on the move.

Centenary Specification: A Mark of Distinction
Centenary Specification: A Mark of Distinction

Bentley is celebrating entering its 100th year by introducing a special Centenary Specification. You can visit us at Bentley Auckland to discover this luxurious specification, which is only available for Bentley cars commissioned between January and December 2019.

MULSANNE W.O. EDITION BY MULLINER
MULSANNE W.O. EDITION BY MULLINER

Bentley Motors presents a new very special limited edition Mulsanne. The Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner pays homage to the founding father of Bentley Motors and incorporates a genuine piece of Bentley history in every car.

BENTLEY PREMIERES EXTRAORDINARY NEW FILM
BENTLEY PREMIERES EXTRAORDINARY NEW FILM

Bentley has revealed a new film which tells the extraordinary story of Bentley’s evolution. As we enter our 100th year of creating the definitive Grand Tourer, we are honouring almost a century of innovation, achievement and craftsmanship in an engaging short film.

Introducing new Bentley Bentayga V8
Introducing new Bentley Bentayga V8

Since its introduction, Bentley Bentayga has set the luxury SUV benchmark, offering customers an unforgettable Grand Touring experience unrestricted by landscape or conditions. Bentayga V8 is everything Bentayga was designed to be, balancing exquisite refinement with astonishing performance.

NEW FLYING SPUR V8 S BLACK EDITION
NEW FLYING SPUR V8 S BLACK EDITION

Introducing the Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition. This new edition adds another dimension to the already powerful and intriguing looks of the Bentley Flying Spur V8 S, giving this agile, exhilarating 4 door sedan an even darker edge.

MULLINER LIMITED EDITION: FLYING SPUR DESIGN SERIES
MULLINER LIMITED EDITION: FLYING SPUR DESIGN SERIES

The Flying Spur Design Series is a striking Limited Edition by Mulliner. Available across the entire range, this exclusive edition highlights the Flying Spur’s most important design lines with bright accent colours.

EXPLORE IN EXTRAORDINARY DETAIL
EXPLORE IN EXTRAORDINARY DETAIL

Bentley has pushed the boundaries once again, unveiling one of the world’s most detailed landscape images and the second in its campaign of extraordinary gigapixel photographs.

BENTLEY EXP 12 SPEED 6E CONCEPT DEFINES NEW SEGMENT: THE LUXURY ELECTRIC VEHICLE
BENTLEY EXP 12 SPEED 6E CONCEPT DEFINES NEW SEGMENT: THE LUXURY ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Bentley Motors has revealed the new EXP 12 Speed 6e Concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, sharing its ambition to define the electric luxury segment. For more information about this new concept contact us.

BENTLEY LAUNCHES NEW CONTINENTAL SUPERSPORTS AND SUPERSPORTS CONVERTIBLE
BENTLEY LAUNCHES NEW CONTINENTAL SUPERSPORTS AND SUPERSPORTS CONVERTIBLE

Bentley has revealed its fastest and most powerful production Bentley to date – the new Continental Supersports. The Supersports takes the phenomenal performance, handling and speed of the first generation to new levels. A supercar by design with bold body styling features; including carbon-fibre accents to front and rear and a large carbon-fibre rear spoiler.

NEW CONTINENTAL GT V8 S BLACK EDITION
NEW CONTINENTAL GT V8 S BLACK EDITION

We’re delighted to introduce the latest addition to the Continental family: the Continental GT V8 S Black Edition. This exclusive special edition, available both as coupé and convertible, is designed to emphasise the sportier, more contemporary edge of the GT V8 S.