Former racer Dr Jonathan Palmer, CEO of MSV (Motorsport Vision), has acquired the famous Donington Park racing circuit’s neighbouring 28 acre Donington Hall estate that includes the Grade 11* Listed 18th century Donington Hall. The estate on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border was owned until 2020 by Stuart Garner the driving force behind Norton motorcycles.The elaborate Gothic…

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You might think that with Covid and Brexit that the shine might have come off Rolls-Royce sales. But not a bit of it. For it seems that customers, especially in China, the US and the Asia Pacific regions cannot get enough of this thoroughly British product. In fact for the first quarter of 2021 the…

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For many Rolls-Royce owners the feeling of effortless and seamless transmission directed at the road and how the vehicle progresses in like manner is one of the marque’s great attractions – and has been since the Silver Ghost reinvented how the motor car performed and felt. Yet new and perhaps younger enthusiasts and owners of…

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Amazing but true. In more than one hundred years of history the 200,000th car has only just been created at the factory in Crewe. And here’s an interesting fact – 75% of the total have been built there in the last 18 years. Bentley output at 85 cars a day equates to production levels per…

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There are not many car design opportunities more covetable than heading-up the team at Bentley Motors. But Andreas Mindt will be moving into the place vacated by his predecessor Stefan Sielaff who has left after six years to pursue interests outside of the firm. Mindt will take up his position at Crewe as Director of…

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The results of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs’ 2020 survey are now out and a summary of the statistics has been published in the infographic below – click on the image to enlarge it. Image copyright: FBHVC

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For the owner who has just about everything – including a brand new Bentley Flying Spur – a range of bespoke themed gifts and collectors’ items have been announced. Inspired by the famous Flying B mascot that graced the fabulous Bentley 8-Litre in 1930 as a five guinea option Crewe has launched the famous mascot…

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Any new sighting of spectral bodies emanating from West Sussex, however briefly, are always guaranteed to make local and national headlines. A brand new Ghost from Rolls-Royce, however, should be more than just a fleeting appearance and will undoubtedly produce shivers of excitement from all lovers of the regal marque. This Ghost supersedes the model…

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The stage is set for the world debut of three Bentley models crafted by its Mulliner Division of the Crewe factory at this year’s Salon Prive’ to be held at the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire from 22nd September to 26th September. This event celebrates the special Bentley and Mulliner bond which began in 1959…

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Bentley is claiming a world first in offering three dimensional decorative wood panels in its new flagship Flying Spur saloon. Available in diamond patterned American Cherry or Walnut the special finish is only offered on the rear doors of the prestigious Mulliner versions of the brand new range-topping model. Maybe the 3D effect is just…

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