Bentley and famous luxury book publisher Opus have teamed up to make the Bentley Centenary Book, that celebrates 100 years of Bentley Motors. The 9 chapters and more than eight-hundred pages tell iconic stories that contain Bentley glorious twenty-four Hour Le Mans victories, iconic vehicles of the past and the surprising people who created them.
Opus, as the official publishers of all 3 editions of the Bentley Centenary Book, has been granted exclusive to the engineers, designers, and visionaries working UK leading luxury vehicle firm. Nine gripping chapters target on Bentley values such as Rarity, Design, Performance and Craftsmanship, as well as Extraordinary and Creative customers. The end chapter, the Future, is from chairman and Adrian Hallmark CEO, who is taking Bentley into its next thrilling century.
At almost a metre wide when unlocked and weighting about 30 kilos, the Bentley Centenary Opus is the largest book ever produced on the story of an automotive brand. It comes in 3 distinct versions the $18,000 Mulliner (restricted to hundred copes), the $3,800 Centenary (restricted to five-hundred copies) and $256,000 hundred Carat (restricted to seven copies). The exquisite hundred Carat edition is decorated with hundred carats of diamonds and is restricted to an exclusive problem of seven – one for each continent.
The Bentley Centenary Book is printed, created, and hand-bound by master blinders in UK. It uses the leather hides from the same foundations as those used in Bentley models. Decorating the face cover, the Bentley wings badge is an authorized hand-crafted badge, the same applied on every Centenary model. Owners have a chance to pick their own Bentley hide color for the face cover of their edition.
Mulliner edition specs iconic monster 20in x 24in Polaroid Portraits to showcase ten landmark Bentleys and a set of 56 Bentley model watercolors commissioned only for the Bentley Opus project and individually painted on silk paper.