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Bentley Cars of a Super-Charged Collector

During his lifetime the Shalford, Essex property developer Alex Tanner (1942-2022) built up a collection of 64 cars. It had been his ambition to own at least two of the best cars from each of the last eight decades of the motor car and for Tanner, the best cars were Bentleys. Alex Tanner joined the Bentley Drivers Club in 1974 and served as club chairman from 2008 to 2011. At one time or another he...

Past Winners of Concours of Elegance to Return  for 10th Anniversary Show

The Concours of Elegance, presented by A. Lange & Söhne, is set to present a spectacular 10th anniversary show, welcoming back some of the astonishing previous winners of the coveted ‘best in show’ crown. Among the returning Concours victors will be the 1930 Bentley Speed 6 ‘Blue Train’ Coupe that took home the best in show prize at the 2013 show edition. The imposing British machine sported a raked coupe body, which was designed and...

Bentley Motors’ ‘Unifying Spur’ Embodies Diversity and Inclusion

Bentley Motors’ artist-illustrated ‘Unifying Spur’ has diversity and inclusion embedded in its heart.As European Diversity Month drew to a close in May, and Pride celebrations around the world were due to kick off, Bentley put out a statement, and a very visual one at that. The Unifying Spur is a uniquely-designed version of the iconic luxury sedan well known to Bentley’s customers and its fans, the Flying Spur. Emblazoned with a colourful wrap by an...

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