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Bentley wants in

I won't even try to spell Bentley's new concept - but it's legit!
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Another good Volkswagen alongside with R8, Veyron, 911. But do I want it? - Not!!!

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Another good Volkswagen alongside with R8, Veyron, 911. But do I want it? - Not!!!
What if they tossed in Mulliner stitching

The Bentley Super Sport has Veyron seats and a lot of other bits.

VW isn't going to keep Veyron around if they can slap a post it note on its rear and call it a Bentley.

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Another good Volkswagen alongside with R8, Veyron, 911. But do I want it? - Not!!!

darn: Took the words right out of my mouth.

See a bit of Veyron DNA in there.

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looks better than that awful SUV concept they launched a week ago

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It doesn't look bad really.

I'm not so sure Bentley is the right place for it though?
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It doesn't look bad really.

I'm not so sure Bentley is the right place for it though?
What difference does it make if they call this VW a Lamborghini or a Bentley or a 911? I think they should call it "Brand Dilution's MOTHER!!"

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What difference does it make if they call this VW a Lamborghini or a Bentley or a 911?
Right-oh Capo. If it looks like a duck, and walks like a duck....

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Looks like an R8 on steroids, but not bad.

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What difference does it make if they call this VW a Lamborghini or a Bentley or a 911? I think they should call it "Brand Dilution's MOTHER!!"
I don't car what they call it....it's a nice looking car
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I don't car what they call it....it's a nice looking car
Agreed and they don't require a Gov't bail out to produce it.

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They don't look bad but there is an Audi-fication going on within the VW Group designs which along with too much economy of scale on their ultra high-end brands, will likely damage the exclusivity of those high-end brands.

Ferrari is gambling their brand exclusivity with larger production and by conceiving the California. Aston Martin lost it under Ford's watch.

It is not a coincidence that Königsegg and Pagani could emerge as new icons. The future will be very interesting.

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I think launching it as an audi or lambo would have made more sense than a Bentley......they seem to get the wrong like the $90k VW Phanton, that made no sense.
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( haha Phanton ) biggest most epic failiure there ever was.

The bentley seems interesting. I am not exactly sure what I think about it.

I would say, it needs much more refinement. I am not a fan of the Veyron-esq styling.

Although I do like aspects of the Murcielago, the Aventador.

The Garllardo ( meh ) .

I feel like Lamborghini has suffered since the Miura and Countach. Raw machines that let you know
you are human.

The Diablo is sort of an odd car to me. I don't know if I hate them or love them.

I feel like a lot of cars are too computerized and it it is no longer about driver skill and mastery of a
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Should be interesting to see the Bentley further along in it's concept.

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Micky- Will something like a 458 or a 599 GTO, all you have to do is use the CST Off mode for no intervention and all the excitement you need. Separates the men from the boys, especially with the GTO, where even the men are faster with help..

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Looks like an R8 on steroids, but not bad.
+1, not impresssed.
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looks better than that awful SUV concept they launched a week ago
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Reminds me of the line from Get Shorty: It's the Bentley of minivans...

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That's just awful......
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Urrrghhh that’s ugly.......

To me this is like Britney Spears opening a fashion line of cute construction boots for men.....just wrong…


How come great companies that have such great designs for cars refuse to try and design something wild, cool and elegant? Mercedes has great looking SUV’s and the G55 is simply amazing. I don’t get it, why does every other car company make it look like a horribly designed American minivan?


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