The Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour took place on 2-4 February with customers hosted across the weekend in the Bentley suite. Guests were able to participate in podium tours, skyline tours, pit tours and a grid walk. On Saturday evening a private dinner was hosted for guests were they were able to speak to the Bentley team drivers and ask them questions about their preparations for race the next day. The event also featured a Continental Supersports and GT3 inspired Bentayga Diesel on display on the Manufacturers Walk.
Bentley Sydney proudly sponsored BAZAAR in Bloom, charity gala and couture runway show presented by Harper’s Bazaar Australia and the Royal Hospital For Women Foundation. With a Bentayga on display in the foyer of Ivy, guests included Jesinta Franklin, Erin Holland and Jessica Kahawaty, with a stunning performance by Megan Washington. Models took to the runway in 31 bespoke gowns created by Australian designers specifically for the event. Other sponsors included Merivale, Laurent-Perrier, Aerin Beauty, Kirin and Westfield Sydney.
Bentley Sydney sponsored the 2017 Mulpha Pro Am Golf tournament at Castle Hill Country Club. Taking over hole 16 with a Bentayga Diesel and Continental GT V8S on display. Staff were on hand to speak to guests, offering refreshments and brand material, as well as a business card draw which was drawn during the presentation awards at the conclusion of each day.
On 30 August, Bentley Sydney hosted 25 VIP guests for an intimate evening at our Bentley Sydney showroom for the 2D preview of the new Continental GT and to show an exclusive film featuring insights from the CEO and lead designers and engineers into the new Bentley design language. Guests were treated to canapes and drinks, as well as a raw sashimi bar and bespoke Gin bar from Archie Rose.
Bentley Sydney guests were hosted on a 2-day Bentayga Diesel Adventure Drive to mark the launch of the new V8 Diesel Bentayga. Guests met at the Bentley Sydney showroom where they enjoyed a welcome breakfast out the back of a Bentayga, before the convoy departed for the Hunter Valley to explore the country landscape in the world’s fastest and most luxurious Diesel SUV. After arriving at Hope Estate with a beautiful lunch, guests experienced the picturesque Hunter Valley from the sky with helicopter rides followed by a private brewery tour and tasting. Once everyone was checked in and settled at Tower Lodge, a delicious degustation dinner was served with wine specially selected for the evening’s courses. All wine was also sourced from a single 1000km journey highlighting the range of the Bentayga Diesel. The second day included an exciting off-road driving experience where our customers discovered the effortless power and elegance of the Bentayga Diesel in various road conditions. Following lunch, the group departed back to Sydney to wrap up the unique 2-day diesel experience.
On 8 June, Bentley Sydney partnered with Sundance Marine, in conjunction with Robb Report, to host a spectacular Vivid Experience. Guests met at Jones Bay Wharf where our Continental GT V8S in Moroccan Blue was on display. Illuminated by wonderful lights in theme with the night, the display became its own vivid attraction. Guests then boarded a luxurious Monte Carlo Yacht to take in the best view of the Vivid Light show from Sydney Harbour whilst enjoying some drinks and canapes. After taking in all the sights, guests were treated to a beautiful dinner by the water at Flying Fish.