Hiring staff 'much more complicated' post-Brexit, says Bentley

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Customers chose higher-specification cars (including constricted editions) much often, selecting much optional extras and taking greater vantage of the Mulliner personalisation programme.

Lafrentz commented: “We're successful the marketplace wherever we connection absorbing options, absorbing specifications, absorbing versions of personalisation to our customers. They're blessed to measurement in; they're blessed to spell that route.

“So the wide operator is worth per car, including Mulliner, which we're present [for the archetypal time] astir apt starting to realise the afloat imaginable of.”

Mulliner volition statesman deliveries of its 3rd bespoke model, the Batur, aboriginal this year. It follows the Bacalar, which was unveiled successful 2020, and the authorities limousine built for Queen Elizabeth II.

The Bentayga was Bentley’s best-seller last year, accounting for 42% of the brand’s deliveries (around 6370 cars). It was followed by the Continental GT and Continental GT Convertible with a further 30%, portion the Flying Spur made up the remaining 28%.

Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark said: “We've built a sustainable fiscal ground for the long-term, a competitory outgo operation and [a] unsocial marketplace positioning, resulting successful an historically beardown currency generative that's providing the backing for the astir ambitious contention to afloat BEV and carbon-neutrality successful the luxury sector.