Bentley Celebrates 25 Years in Malaysia

Tracing its origins since 1997, the Bentley brand has grown from strength to strength within the ultraluxury segment, bringing unique Bentley experiences to the country – from flying in the legendary Bentley 3 Litre Speed for the viewing pleasure of loyal customers, to hosting the ‘World of Bentley’ exhibition featuring the record-breaking Continental Supersports Convertible.

These are some of the highlights of Bentley’s 25 Years in Malaysia:

1997: The first Bentley-Rolls Royce Dealership was established in Malaysia 

1998: Bentley and Rolls Royce were separated 

2003: The first 'modern' Bentley was developed under the VW Group - the Continental GT that redefined grand touring 

2009: Opening of one-of-a-kind Bentley showroom, ‘The Bentley Gallery’ at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, which included a showcase of the 1924 Bentley 3 Litre Speed and 2001 Bentley EXP Speed 8

2010: The opening of the new 15,000 sqft Bentley Service Centre 

2011: 'Fusion of Extremes' Tour – a total of over 3500 kilometres was covered during this road trip in the Mulsanne and the Supersports Convertible, a Bentley capable of reducing up to 70% of net CO2 emissions on a ‘well to wheel’ basis using pioneering FlexFuel technology 

2012: 'World of Bentley' Exhibition at Bentley Kuala Lumpur - the biggest set of Bentley exhibits ever assembled in Asia Pacific, including a showcase of the Bentley Supersports that broke the Ice Speed Record driven by Juha Kankkunen 

2015: Bentley 'brought the thunder' to Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia with debut of Continental GT3 at the GT Asia and Sepang 12Hr races 

2016: Bentley Kuala Lumpur inspires students to 'Be Extraordinary' through a school competition in partnership with the British High Commission. A platform for International Schools to design a Bentley of the future. Designs presented in person to HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew during his visit to Malaysia 

2017: Opening of the new Bentley Kuala Lumpur showroom at Etiqa Twins and the 'Be Extraordinary' roadshow, which built on the success of the 2012 'World of Bentley' exhibition 

2019: Bentley Motors celebrates its Centenary 

2020: Flying Spur Evolution exhibition, celebrating 3 generations of the world's best luxury sedan 

2022: Bentley Kuala Lumpur celebrates 25 Years of Bentley in Malaysia and launch of its first PHEV model available locally