As 2019 draws to a close we thought it’d be fun to round up our 10 most popular stories of the year. From brand new Bentleys to old Skodas, and pickups trucks to Peugeot 205s, it’s certainly an eclectic mix…[Read more…] about CarGurus: Our Most Popular Stories of 2019
It’s one of life’s great curiosities that luxury saloons suffer heavy depreciation from the moment they’re bought new. Makes no sense. Luxury saloons represent the pinnacle of their respective manufacturers’ abilities in terms of technological excellence and brilliance in driving dynamics, but the second-hand market runs scared of them.[Read more…] about Appreciating Depreciation: The allure of used luxury saloons
If ever there was a forgotten or overlooked Bentley, the Flying Spur is surely it. What hasn’t helped during its 14-year lifespan is that it’s hardly been the most elegantly-styled model in Bentley’s line-up. In fact, the original version in particular looks no less awkward now than it did in 2005.Read more
The new Bentley Continental GT’s dual-clutch transmission isn’t quite as creamy smooth as the conventional automatic found in the previous model. And while you might expect a car like this to be mortuary-quiet at a motorway cruise, it is in fact only library-quiet. There is a little wind noise and some tyre roar, despite the decadently double-glazed windows and clever Pirelli tyres that are so immodest about their noise-cancelling properties that actually display a muted speaker symbol on their sidewalls.[Read more…] about 2019 Bentley Continental GT Review: The world’s best grand tourer?
A grand tourer, by definition, is a high-performance luxury car that can effortlessly cover vast distances at speed. Unsurprisingly, as a result, many GT manufacturers have adopted technologies that can ease the process of driving a high-performance car for extended periods.