History of Bentley:
Bentley is one of the world famous premium segment car manufactures in the world which hails the Britain. They are very popular in designing big sized saloons and convertibles and are known for the quality of the engine and power that it generates. The company was later purchased by Rolls Royce group and then in the year 1998 it was purchased by Volkswagen which itself is the subsidiary of Audi. New Bentley cars are being modernized by the Volkswagen Company which has done a excellent job in revamping the entire factory and now modern methods and designs are being used in manufacturing the car. In the year 2010 Bentley mulsanne was manufactured which is considered as one of the best designs from Bentley. The second generation continental is expected anytime around in 2011which is expected to be the model that will earn the company a lot of revenue.
Bentley in India:
Bentley has had reasonable success in India. Though they do not own a factory in India they import cars from Britain and are marketed by the Volkswagen group in India. Cars are directly exported from England and are delivered to customers on order basis. New Bentley car prices has gone up in India due to increase in customs duty. The new Bentley car prices in India are no way cheaper. The models available here are Arnage, brrokland, continental, mulsanne, and the all new azure. The Bentley Arnage is priced at 2.25 crores while the azure is the cheapest which is priced at 1.7 crores. The brook land otherwise known as the convertible is priced at 3.8 crores and the continental model which is just below 4 crore rupees. The price itself is an indication about the car. It is useful only as an luxury and can be used by only those who posses hell a lot of money. Sometimes it can be even compared to the Rolls Royce. There are not many dealers in India for Bentley. Previously the dealers of Audi and Volkswagen used to undertake the orders for Bentley. Today Major cities like Chennai, Mumbai, and Delhi have got dealers. Also the dealers in Volkswagen are also approached for services.