In 1998 when Volkswagen Group acquired Bentley Motors; or more precisely, Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars, enthusiasts of these two iconic brands held their breath wondering what the German giant would do with the treasured British classics. Fourteen years later we can look back on an excellent stewardship, and a significant investment in a prosperous future for the Bentley marque.
|Dr. & Mrs. Piech checking out the opposition, on the Toyota display at Geneva 2007
|Ing. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg
|VW Golf GTD
|VW Golf convertible
I have driven all these cars over considerable distances and each of them boasted not only impressive performance, ride and handling; but delivered these qualities with reliability, lack of fuss and economy.
|VW BlueSport roadster
|L-R: Walter de Silva (Designer), Ulrich Hackenberg & Martin Winterkorn