My Car Quest

February 23, 2019

This Bentley Continental SC Sold at RM Sotheby’s In Arizona

by Mike - The quite knowledgable Wallace Wyss wrote here in September 2016 that The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car. He was right - RM Sotheby's sold this 2000 Bentley Continental SC at their recent Arizona auction … [Read more...]

The New 2019 Bentley GTC – A Design Critique

by Wallace Wyss - OK, I was invited to a Bentley dealer showing but didn’t go because it wouldn’t involve driving and what’s a Bentley 12-cylinder convertible for if not for driving? Anyway judging on the pictures, they did not have … [Read more...]

The Sad Story Of The Slab-Sided Bentley And The Norwegian Who Thunk It Up….

by Wallace Wyss - Now it is every car buff’s dream to design a car right? And this particular Bentley is really a classic for the Ages. One of the last true Bentleys, I contend. But the sad part is that the guy that designed it came … [Read more...]

Divining Character In A Bespoke Bentley

Case in point, Gary Wales and his “Black Prince” Bentley. by Wallace Wyss - Gary Wales is a dreamer. But one difference between Wales and most car lovers is that he builds the cars he dreams about. His 1938 Bentley, chassis B … [Read more...]

A Royal Rolls (If Ever So Briefly….)

By Wallace Wyss I gotta admit, musta been my; sojourn working on the Sunset Strip from ’70-’72, fell in love with a lot of celebrity cars, including RR Silver Cloud dropheads (yes, that’s what they called their convertibles though that name … [Read more...]

Styling Analysis: The Bentley Electric Convertible Concept

by Wallace Wyss - It is not surprising that Bentley, at the Geneva Salon of 2017, in the second incarnation of the EXP 10 Speed Six concept, would bring us a convertible version, but it is surprising that it is an electrically powered one. … [Read more...]

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