If there is a brand of English cars which competes directly with Aston Martin, it is Bentley. Bentley has a vibrant market and it is very varied, as it contains sports utility vehicles, vans, compact and others. All flagged by the most famous: the Continental GT.
English Luxury. The company was founded in 1919 by the legendary Walter Owen Bentley. He is better known in the auto racing world as W. O. Bentley. Originally, Bentley was a company which was devoted to create aeronautical guns during the First World War. In some museums in the world have always a model of the mythical company called Bentley B. R. 1.
As the vast majority of companies in that time, Bentley was very affected by the great depression of 1929 causing its imminent bankruptcy in the year 1931. After that, the company was acquired by the mythical Rolls-Royce, making Bentley cars built with air technologies that had developed. Currently belongs to the Volkswagen group.
Bentley has an economic history similar to Aston Martin: the first few years were used to create cars in low production, until it reached the decade the 2 thousand, which will increase production to excellent degrees. In 2004 were manufactured 7.686, and in 2007, Bentley broke its record to manufacture 10.884 vehicles.