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14 Bentley-curated gift selections for holiday shoppers

The Bentley Collection has a number of holiday gift options.

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Bentley has curated Collection holiday gifts to celebrate end of its centenary year. The Bentley Collection choices have something for everyone from a Bentley umbrella to a lambswool Bentley blanked to silver-plated photo frames. Discerning customers will have to have fat wallets. On the low end the Bentley car key USB stick retails for £49 and the costliest item, the Heritage Leather jacket, tops out over £2,100.

Birkin Teddy Bear - £42

Birkin Teddy Bear Bentley Collection

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This sweet teddy bear was inspired by Sir Henry "Tim" Birkin, one of the famous Bentley Boys. He features a "Birkin spot" scarf, Bentley club jacket, and the iconic Bentley "B" embroidered on the sole of his foot.

Heritage Leather Holdall - £975

Heritage Leather Holdall The Bentley Collection

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This soft leather holdall is designed to be reminiscent of seats in 1920s Bentleys, but featuring a modern edge. The cognac-colored 100 percent leather bag has a separate zippered compartment on the bottom, which features a rigid base with studs. It has a 100 percent cotton jacquard lining and features the Bentley Blower image. Italian made.

Flying B Bottle Stopper - £65

Flying Spur Bentley logo bottle stopper

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This zinc alloy bottle stopper, plated in chrome, features the styling of Bentley's new mascot, as seen on the Flying Spur.

Wooden Garage - £99

Bentley Wooden Garage Kids

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This toy is designed with three fun stories that include turntables, a heliport, elevator, and fuel pump. Sadly, this item is not able to be ordered within the U.S.

Bentley 'B' Cufflinks - £110

Bentley 'B' Cufflinks Collection

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The rhodium plated brass cufflinks feature Bentley's "B" logo and have a laser-etched Bentley emblem on the reverse of each cufflink toggle. They measure 18 mm in diameter and are made in China.

Diana B Clutch - £1,550

The Bentley Collection Diana B Clutch

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Available in black or beluga (shown), this leather clutch purse features hand cross-stitching on the front, a baguette-shaped clasp featuring the Bentley knurl pattern, and a soft opening and closing mechanism. Its interior is made of soft lamb Nappa diamond-quilted leather and has a mobile phone slip pocket. It comes with a detachable chain.

Bentley Ride On Car - £95

Bentley Ride On Car

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Sold in Kingfisher blue and white paint jobs, this children's ride-on car features a functional steering wheel, horn, and a selection of different music for kids to play. It has a back rest and rear anti-topple feature, and can be used inside and out. Batteries are not included. This item cannot be ordered in the U.S.

Jewelry Case - £1,350

Jewellery Case Jewelry Bentley Collection

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The leather-covered jewelry body features an embossed diamond quilt pattern. The interior is baize-lined. The box feature a large base compartment and two trays for storage flexibility. Italian made.

Heritage Leather Jacket - £2,150

Heritage leather jacket Bentley Collection

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Available in small through XXL sizes, this leather jacket's design was inspired by the Bentley Boys era. The automaker claims that it's "perfect for open to driving". Made of soft lamb leather, the jacket features a wool collar (67 percent virgin wool, 28 percent polyester, 5 percent cashmere). Its lining is 62 percent cotton and 38 percent polyester. Sleeves are lined with 100 percent viscose.

Wings Emblem Blanket - £190

Bentley Collection lambswool blanket

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This 100-percent lambswool blanket features a jacquard woven wings emblem that is flanked on all sides by the Bentley matrix grille pattern. It is 145 cm x 170 cm, not including the fringe. The blanket is made in England and presented in a Bentley gift box.

Knurling Photo Frame - £92- £112

Photo picture frame Bentley Collection

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Available in 4x6 and 5x7 sizes, this silver plated picture frame features Bentley's decorative knurling on the its edge.

Crooked Handle Classic Umbrella - £95

Crooked Handle Classic Umbrella Bentley Collection

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Sporting a hand-stitched leather handle, steel frame, and fiberglass ribs, this umbrella also has the Bentley matrix grille pattern on its underside. It has black design accents and its canopy measures 47". Buyers will get their umbrella presented in a Bentley gift box.

Bentley Car Key USB Stick - £49

Bentley Car Key USB Stick Collection

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This 32GB USB stick is a replica of the Bentley key fob from the new Bentley Continental GT and Flying Spur. The Bentley Motors "B" emblem features push-button actuation of the sliding USB mechanism. This gift is presented in a Bentley gift box.

Ladies Diamond Pattern Gloves - £155

Ladies Diamond Pattern Gloves Bentley Collection

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Available in sizes 6.5 to 8, these black lamb Nappa leather gloves are lined with cashmere. Their embellished diamond quilt pattern was inspired by the new Continental GT and feature plum colored piping.

Products are available through Bentley retailers or online at shop.bentleymotors.com.

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The Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible is a new addition to the automaker's lineup.

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The Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible is the first member of the new Collections portfolio introduced by Bentley Mulliner, a division of Bentley that raises the bar on vehicle offerings with additional possibilities for customization.

Up front are cut-crystal inspired, precision-made headlamps, which sit on the sides of a new Double Diamond front grille. There are also bespoke Mulliner-branded side vents that feature a silver-on-black diamond theme, illuminated Mulliner tread plates, and LED welcome lamps that project the Bentley wings to the ground from the door mirrors.

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible The model features many of the same body characteristics of the traditional Continental.Photo courtesy of Bentley Motors

Under the hood is the buyer's choice of a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W12 or a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine. The larger engine gets the car from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 207 mph. The V8 has a top speed of 198 mph and gets to 60 mph off the line in 4.0 seconds.

The open-top car has Grand Black wallet veneer standard. Buyers can stay standard or opt to customize the look by choosing from 87 other piano-finished wood veneers. Options include the ability to match the wood to the exterior of the car. To do this, burr walnut veneer is hand sanded and polished to produce a smooth finish before painting to match the color of the customer's choice. Once dry, the veneer is polished to achieve a mirror-like finish.

Chrome details overlay the piano veneer, even showing a convertible silhouette in the passenger fascia and a B-motif in the door waistrails.

Buyers can choose from eight custom-made three-color combinations for the interior. The hand-stitched hides are embellished with unique Mulliner-branded embroidery.

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible

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The Double Diamond design continues into the cabin where a quilter version of the concept adorns four seats, door casinos, rear quarters, and a tonneau cover. To delver the quilting across the cabin, there are almost 400,000 stitches. Each diamond contains 712 individual stitches.

The center console has a Diamond Milled Technical finish. There's a Breitling for Mulliner clock that features a brushed metallic face and bejeweled hour marks. The clock bezel and air vent surrounds are finished in chrome.

Bentley is making the Continental GT Mulliner Convertible available with a Naim for Bentley audio system. The setup features 18 speakers and two Active Bass transducers driven by a 2,200‑watt, 20-channel amplifier and eight DSP sound modes with Active Bass.

The Continental GT Mulliner Convertible rides on new 22-inch 10-spoke painted and polished wheels that have floating, self-leveling wheel badges that remain upright as the wheel rotates.

Buyers get the keys to their car I a Mulliner-branded handcrafted presentation box, which matches the three-color interior configuration of the car. The two keys are provided in similarly color-matched leather cases with contrast stitching.

Pricing of the model depends on options chosen.

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The Pininfarin Battista starts at 2.6 million euros.

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Automobili Pininfarina has chosen Naim Audio to create the in-car sonic experience for the most powerful Italian sports car of all time. The move will give the Battista 1,300 watts of sound.

The bespoke audio system delivers 1,300 watts of power through 10 speakers. It has a dual voice call subwoofer between the driver and passenger seats and super-tweeters are located behind the seats of the coupe in the panels of the car's butterfly doors.

Pininfarina Battista

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"Our clients are eagerly anticipating the unprecedented 1,900 PS driving performance of Battista, and now we will provide an equally thrilling 1,300-watt in-car sound experience for their pleasure," said Rene Wollmann, Automobili Pininfarina Director of Sportscars. "We will also harness the sound of Battista's four e-motors, which will provide a unique and exciting soundtrack when this hypercar accelerates at speeds up to 350 km/h. Electrification creates an entirely new dimension and opportunity for sound tuning throughout Battista."

Naim Audio, a division of VerVent Audio, is relying on its sister brand Focal to optimize the speakers for their environment. The teammates have tuned the car's amplification and built-in Digital Signal Processing system to deliver an immersive experience with auditorium-like effect. In a release, the company says that this "will make it seem as if musicians are playing inside Battista itself."

At cruising speeds, the nature of Battista will be serene and peaceful and in this scenario, sound quality will be critical," said Charlie Henderson, Naim Audio Managing Director. "We see this as a fantastic opportunity to create an all-new sound experience that is as revolutionary as Battista itself. Using the finest components from audiophile-grade automotive speakers, alongside our expertise in DSP and audio tuning, Battista will offer an exceptional sonic experience."

Each Pininfarina Battista will be hand-crafted in Cambiano, Italy. No more than 150 will be made. The car starts at 2.6 millions euros.

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