sir peter blake paints bentley’s latest continental GT V8 S convertible art car for charity
all images courtesy of bentley




bentley has teamed up with british pop art creator sir peter blake (best known for designing sleeves for the beatles), to produce an one-of-a-kind ‘continental GT V8 S’ convertible. the unique car will be auctioned for charity by bonhams at the goodwood festival of speed on june 24,
the ‘continental’ is covered in bright pop art colors




throughout the exterior of the car, the use of collage demonstrates bright but clearly defined color. ‘st luke’s blue’, a bespoke color introduced by the artist, dominates the cars iconic rear haunches, doors and boot lid with a ‘british racing green’ lower body, and a fuchsia pink-colored radiator shell. together they compliment the black exterior brightware and a black hood, incorporating a darker sub-tone while allowing the bright exterior colors to flourish. 

sir peter blake next to the one-of-a-kind bentley




sir peter blake’s signature is incorporated onto the panelling and embroidered on all four seat headrests. to finish, storage cases feature a ‘piano black’ veneer outer but with ‘continental yellow’ and ‘st james red’ internal linings to reflect the bonnet color theme. a treadplate, signifying that this is a sir peter blake design, labelling ‘no. 1 of 1’ finishes the car. bentley has donated the car to the care2save charitable trust, which provides palliative and hospice are around the world. 

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all four seats include embroidered signatures 

the treadplate signifying the car’s uniqueness

the  twin-turbo V8 outputs 521 bhp and a top speed of 309 km/h