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“The Bentley Bentayga is extraordinary in many ways,” Michael Winkler, president and CEO of Bentley Americas, stated at the Vancouver unveiling of the Bentayga, which has now entered a market hungry for SUVs.

Bentley Motors recently debuted two new models with lush leather, bespoke craftsmanship, and luxury finishes—this time of the wearable sort.

Whether or not Bentley owners know of the brand’s rich racing heritage, they’re about to learn a lot more about it. The well-heeled British carmaker has stepped back into the motorsport arena and has done so in a very big way.

When one of the staunchest car brands in the business announced a return to racing in 2012, there was huge interest, tremendous excitement, and more than a little skepticism. Yet the Bentley Continental GT3 has proven to be very quick in its initial forays.

This year’s New York International Auto Show, which kicked off on April 16 and continues until April 27, played host to all manner of vehicles from all segments (expected), but the cars that made the biggest impact were those from the upper echelons (perhaps unexpected). In particular, British brands made waves.

Baselworld is absolutely fascinating for its all-encompassing display of the watch industry’s hold on the world, and jewellery is a bigger part of Baselworld as each year goes by.

Few cars and few roads will render you speechless. But every once in a while, the two collide, creating an unforgettable experience. That’s the case with the 2012 Bentley Continental GT coupe and a remarkable drive on a road less travelled, in the heart of Muscat, the capital of Oman in the Middle East.