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Auto Bild Magazine awards Bentley Sports Car of the Year

Readers of Europe’s most popular 4x4 magazine, Auto Bild Allrad, have named the Bentley Continental GT ‘All-wheel Sports Car of the Year’ in the import category. Over 105,000 readers cast their votes in Auto Bild Allrad’s annual online poll, choosing from 151 cars in 10 categories.

Commenting on the Auto Bild Allrad readers’ award, Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, CEO of Bentley Motors, said: “For over a decade, the Bentley Continental GT has defined ultimate luxury and high performance grand touring. The unique W12 engine of the first GT has been so successful that Bentley is now the world’s largest producer of 12-cylinder engines. We are honored to receive this prestigious award and thank the readers of Auto Bild Allrad.”

The award, which is the latest of several accolades Bentley has received in recent months, was presented on 21st March 2013 at a ceremony in Frankfurt.