(With apologies to those who already know all this stuff)

That lady visitor said it all:

“I get it now!"

“It’s not just about engines, is it?”


“Actually, it’s all about excellent design.”










…and “London & Derby”, “L&D” ?


The places where the cars were made provide us with some descriptive names:




Pre WWII:

MANCHESTER 1904 to 1908 Early Ghosts









DERBY 1908-1939

“Derby Phantoms” v. Post-WWII PIVs, PVs & PVIs & “Goodwood Phantoms”




“Derby Bentleys” v. “W.O.Bentleys” & Post WWII Bentleys















Springfield Mass.USA 1920 to 1931 “Springfield Ghosts & Phantoms”









Crewe 1946 to 2002 Dawns, MkVIs, R-Types, Clouds, S Series Bentleys, Wraiths, Shadows, Spirits, Mulsannes, Arnages, Azures, Turbo Rs, Seraphs, etc.





Now Bentley Motors Ltd make the GT etc. at Crewe

Goodwood 2001- today


Goodwood Phantom VII


Goodwood Ghost


Goodwood Phantom Drophead


Goodwood 102EX Electric ?

SOME NAMES OF BODY STYLES


Landaulet


Open Drive


Sedanca




OPEN CARS

Tourer


Roadster