Bentley is over a century old, but its presence in China is much younger. The luxury automaker is celebrating 20 years in the Asian country, and it's doing so by launching four limited-edition Mulliner models. Bentley will produce 80 in total – 20 of each, with Mulliner creating unique specifications for each model that are based on famous London locations.
The four cars are the Continental GT, the Continental GTC, the Bentayga, and the Flying Spur. Each car's special configuration – The Guard, The Carnaby, The Savile Row, and The Pall Mall – feature unique designs, embroidery, and other Mulliner features. Mulliner will handcraft each car.
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The Guard takes inspiration from the British Royal Guards, with the two-tone Continental GT representing their iconic dress. The black roof represents the Guards’ well-known 18-inch black bearskin hat. Bentley also uses black on the 21-inch 10-spoke wheels. Special badging notes the car's unique status and limited production run. Inside, Bentley splits the cabin with a three-tone colour palette, contrast stitching, and other Mulliner touches.
Bentley will also launch a Continental GT Convertible called the Carnaby. This drop-top, based on Carnaby Street in London's Soho district, is available in four colours – Radium, Jetstream II, Orange Flame, and Onyx. Bentley pairs those with 22-inch black-painted, white-accented wheels. The cabin receives Radium accents and matching contrast stitching.
The Bentayga, called The Savile Row, combines Cumbrian Green with 22-inch, 10-spoke wheels finished in the same colour. Inside, the four-seat SUV receives Mulliner's "Serenity" seat quilting on the seats and doors with a suit and bow tie embroidered into the headrest to present the great tailors of Savile Row.
The final Mulliner build freshens up the Bentley Flying Spur into the Pall Mall. This build pays homage to the Queen's State Limousine, which Bentley delivered to her in 2002, the same year Bentley began sales in China. The Flying Spur features a two-tone Beluga over Claret paint scheme with matching 22-inch wheels. Inside, the Pall Mall features a unique front-to-rear colour split.
The first examples of these unique Bentley's will begin arriving in China shortly, with the remaining cars being exclusively sold in the country over the coming months.