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Bentley showcases new models at Frankfurt International Motor Show 2013

Bentley today reveals the new GT V8 S and GT V8 S Convertible in their world premiere at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. Complementing these two dynamic new models in Frankfurt is the pinnacle of Bentley luxury in the form of the flagship Mulsanne and the all-new four-door sedan Flying Spur.

Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, Chairman and Chief Executive of Bentley Motors, comments:

“Our new V8 S models are an exciting addition to the Continental family. The increased power and torque combined with dynamically-focussed suspension sharpen the performance capabilities of our V8 grand tourers with no compromise to the luxury and quality that all Bentleys typify. These are cars with huge character and agility, enhanced even further by a distinctive V8 soundtrack.”

Bentley’s new luxury capsule Handbag Collection also makes its European debut at Frankfurt. Unveiled at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, the new collection is a reflection of the essential values for which Bentley is renowned worldwide: an exquisite design aesthetic, highly skilled craftsmanship, attention to detail and dynamic performance. The Bentley Handbag Collection transfers the functional luxury of our cars into an accessory that women can cherish.

Available from October 2013, the Collection features two distinct models – The Barnato and The Continental – and both draw inspiration from styling elements from the Bentley model range. As with a road-going Bentley, extensive attention has been dedicated to the execution of the details. Metal furniture with the a typical knurled signature finish enhances luxury and the a sense of luxury and craftsmanship unique only to the world of jewellery, in true Bentley style. Further information can be found at www.BentleyHandbagCollection.com.

The Bentley stand will also feature examples of the new Bentley Home Collection, an exclusive collection of furniture and homeware developed in conjunction with renowned furnishing brand Club House Italia. The state-of-the-art collection combines traditional elements in contemporary contexts combined with Bentley’s legendary style and exquisite craftsmanship to enhance today's residential, commercial and executive office interiors. The partnership will offer rare pieces using the finest materials and finished of wood, leather, steel and glass.