The definitive history of the most sought-after, fastest and elegant Bentleys in the era of British ownership: the Continentals. Includes Bentley Continental R and S-Types (from 1951), Bentley Corniche, Continental Convertible, Continental R/S/T and Azure.
This newly revised and re-formatted book from Veloce Publishing provides the definitive history of the most sought-after, fastest and elegant Bentleys built in the British ownership era: the Continentals. It includes Bentley Continental R and S-Types (1951 on), Bentley Corniche, Continental Convertible, Continental R/S/T and Azure. This beautifully illustrated 256-page hardback volume is available now from bookshops or from www.velocebooks.com. In a portfolio of over 300 illustrations, it paints a unique portrait of the development of these elegant and powerful cars over a fifty-year period, revealing why they are so rewarding to drive and own.
About the author
Born and educated in Gloucestershire, England, Martin Bennett has lived in Australia since 1962. He has several books on the Rolls-Royce and Bentley marques to his credit, the first published in 1973, and he has been the editor of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club of Australia journal, PRAECLARVM, since 1983. He has owned numerous Bentley cars and has extensive driving experience of all models, including those covered by this book.