British luxurious car-maker Bentley is celebrating its centenary in fashion – with seven jewel encrusted anniversary books with a price ticket of £200,000 every.
The 100 Carat collectors’ editions – one printed for every Continent and every embellished with 100 carat of diamonds – is a part of a wider restricted version run of its tomes every operating to greater than 800 pages, weighing 30kg, and with gate-fold pages that open out to a span of practically a meter every – with a mixed worth of £four.15million.
Spent on a automobile, the identical £200,000 price ticket of 1 diamond version alone would purchase a model new simply launched Bentley Continental GT convertible.
Light studying: The £200,000 Bentley books every weigh in at 30kg – the heaviest e book ever produced telling the story of a automobile model
Weighing in at 30kg every, Bentley says their Opus quantity is ‘the heaviest e book ever produced telling the story of an automotive model’.
Bentley notes: ‘The beautiful 100 Carat version, provides the last word in embellishment and ornament, adorned with 100 carats of diamonds and restricted to an unique challenge of seven – one for every continent.’
The Bentley flying wing badge is ready in a selection of white gold or platinum to reinforce the beautiful diamond border.
The diamonds and the design are ‘to reflect the rarity, collectible value and long-term investment that the book embodies,m’ says the British marque.
The books are created, printed and hand-bound by grasp binders in England, utilizing leather-based hides from the identical sources as these utilized in Bentley fashions.
The Bentley Wings badge that adorns the entrance cowl is an official hand-crafted badge, the identical as these used on each Centenary mannequin.
Owners will be capable of select their very own Bentley disguise color for the entrance cowl of their version.
It’s known as the 100 Carat collectors’ editions. Just seven will likely be printed – one for every continent and every embellished with 100 carat of diamonds
A full run of lesser costly books can even be obtainable, every with greater than 800 pages which can be gate-fold to open out to a span of practically a meter every
Bentley stated: ‘At almost a metre wide when opened and weighing approximately 30 kilos, the Bentley Centenary Opus is much more than a coffee table book. Indeed it is the biggest book ever produced on the story of an automotive brand.’
Between the covers the content material options never-seen-before imagery, uncommon historic content material and images unique to the Bentley Opus, with particular gatefold pages measuring two metres throughout.
In addition to the £200,000 diamond-decorated books, Bentley is publishing a Mulliner Edition model of 100 copies costing £12,500 every (totalling £1.25million) and a Centenary Edition of 500 copies costing £three,000 every (totalling £1.5million).
Between the covers the content material options never-seen-before imagery, uncommon historic content material and images unique to the Bentley Opus
The particular gatefold pages can lengthen to measure two metres throughout – you may want a giant espresso desk if you would like one
All of the books, together with the Mulliner and Centenary editions will convey the mixed worth of the particular editions to £four.15million
The Mulliner version consists of large 200-inch by 24-inch Polaroid Portraits to showcase 10 landmark Bentleys and a set of 56 solely commissioned Bentley mannequin watercolours individually painted on silk paper, in addition to a sliver of rubber tyre from the 24-hour Le Mans-winning Bentley Speed eight of 2003 within the clamshell presentation case.
Owners can even have pictures of their very own vehicles included on particular bespoke pages, in addition to having their names gilded in gold or silver onto the quilt of their version.
Spend the identical sum of money on a automobile and £200,000 would purchase you the most recent Bentley Continental GT convertible
The books are created, printed and hand-bound by grasp binders in England, utilizing leather-based hides from the identical sources as these utilized in Bentley fashions
The remaining chapter known as ‘The Future’ is written by Bentley chairman and chief government Adrian Hallmark
Fashion designer Ralph Lauren has written the introduction to the e book protecting, over 9 chapters, Bentley’s founding by engineer Walter Owen W.O Bentley in 1919, by the Le Mans racing Bentley Boys victories of the 1920s, as much as the current day and past.
The remaining chapter known as ‘The Future’ is written by Bentley chairman and chief government Adrian Hallmark, who stated: ‘Bentley’s prospects of the long run will worth components comparable to custom, heritage and craftsmanship and innovation.
‘But above all, I consider they may proceed to benefit from the thrill of driving.’
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