15 Things You Didn’t Know About Bentley

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15 Things you didn’t know about Bentley

Today we are honored to present to you some amazing facts about a company that revolutionized the idea of a luxury car. Here are the 15 things you didn’t know about Bentley!

A name associated with luxury and fine tastes, Bentley always made a good impression for those who afforded to spoil themselves.

With the years passing by, they created an undeniable reputation for their products. Everything that Bentley means, is created with talent and passion, and the results are exquisite.

Be prepared to be dazzled by this notorious brand in our today topic, 15 things you didn’t know about Bentley!

1. The Bentley Boys were notorious for their parties

The racing team gave Bentley a lot of good results, but outside the track they were infamous for their sloppy life style.

15 Things you didn't know about Bentley
The Bentley Boys; via www.supercompressor.com

2. The name Mulsanne came as an honor for the Bentley’s racing history

The first Bentley Mulsanne appeared in 1980, and the name is derived from the Le Mans race course.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Mulsanne 1980; via www.youtube.com

3. 15 limited edition Bentley Mulsanne were created for the Middle East

The model was called Mulsanne Majestic, and it was “the Mona Lisa” of luxury and refinement.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Mulsanne Majestic; via www.luxurio.cz

4. A Mulsanne is built in 9 weeks

Like someone said, “good things come to those who wait. That is exactly the reason why it takes that long for a Mulsanne to be ready.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Mulsanne line production; via www.youtube.com

5. In 2012 Bentley honored Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday

They did that by building 60 special edition units, that included gold stitching, tables decorated with gold and many other luxury futures.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Bentley Mulsanne; via www.pageresource.com

6. Bentley customers can personalise their car

You can choose between 23 different colors for your seat-belt, and you can put your own emblem on the headrests.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Bentley interior; via www.parkplace.com

7. In the books James Bond preferred Bentley

In the movies, James Bond is an enthusiast of Aston Martin’s car, but in fact, in every book he drove a Bentley.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
James Bond; via www.comicvine.com

8. Bentley has an Ice Driving School

Like Lamborghini, Bentley has now an Ice Driving School too, and the Continental GT can go up to 200 mph on ice.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Bentley on ice; via www.gtspirit.com

9. They also make furniture

You can now fill every room of your house with Bentley furniture, of course it will cost you, but why the hell not?

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Bentley furniture; via www.autoevolution.com

10. You can now cut your hair on a Bentley barber seat

A barber in London made an entire barbershop Bentley themed, and of course is futures a Bentley barber chair.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Barber chair; via www.youtube.com

11. The Bentley factories are very eco-friendly

The entire rooftop is covered with solar panels, and it provides 40% of the energy when it’s sunny. Of course it’s Britain, so it’s not working as well as they hoped it would.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Solar panels; via www.businessgreen.com

12. Bentley produces one of the most expensive skis in the World

Apparently they are trying to put their luxury stigma on everything, so now they are producing skis that are made from carbon-fiber.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Bentley skis; via www.superstreetonline.com

13. It takes half a day to create one steering wheel

They are double stitched by hand, because the process is to complicated even for a machine.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Steering wheel; via www.motortrend.com

14. At first Bentley refused to participate at Le Mans

Despite that, Bentley managed to dominate the competition for years, creating a big name for themselves in the history of the Le Mans racing.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Le Mans race; via www.burblers.com

15. In 1927 the Le Mans wining car was “invited” to dinner

The car was pretty damaged after the 24 hours race, but despite that, the team sat around it, and enjoyed the 11 course meal, for celebration.

Things you didn't know about Bentley
Le Mans victory dinner; via www.businessinsider.com

This concludes our today’s article, about 15 things you didn’t know about Bentley, and I hope you enjoyed it! For more opinions, leave them in the comment section below!

So, what is you favorite model of Bentley, and why?

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