“Shining and beautiful, driving it was like lying between silk sheets drinking half-a-pint of cream.”—Ian Carmichael writing about his 1966 Bentley S3 in an article on “The World of Wooster ” in Woman.
“I recently drove the entire length of the M1 in my Bentley at the regulation 70 m.p.h. and I kept a record that 28 vehicles passed me-14 of them Jaguars.—Sir Alfred Owen, during a recent speech.
“I sold my 1934 Bentley when its second radiator started to leak and wonder if I should have advertised it as a Bentley Incontinental. . . .”—From a reader’s letter.
“If only Mrs. Castle could understand that anyone can build democratic cars, but silky, arrogant autocracy needs a skill and a craftsmanship that only we possess. If only we could persuade Harold Wilson to stop at home and send the Silver Shadow abroad instead, it would do more for us in a day than De Gaule can do for France in a month.”—Robert Glenton, after being privileged to road-test the latest Rolls-Royce in advance of the technical Press, in the Sunday Express dated August 7th. (Incidentally, this car carries the same Reg. No., 100 LG, as the Silver Cloud III Motor Sport reported on last September!)