Bentley Owners Get Recall Notices: 27,640 Bentleys Recalled by VolksWagen –
VANITY FAIR – Part of the allure of spending $200,000 on a car—aside from the constant head turns from admirers and general confirmation of a certain level of success—is knowing that common annoyances like recalls, typically reserved for budget-friendly vehicles, don’t apply.
But no such luck for owners of 27,640 Bentleys across the world. The company, which is owned by Volkswagen, is voluntarily recalling all Continental GT, GRC, Flying Spur, and new Flying Spur models built between February 2011 and June 2014, according to a statement sent to VF.com. Nearly 7,800 of these models are in the U.S.
The recall, first reported by Reuters, is to address potentially loose battery cable joints. Bentley said it will replace faulty parts for all vehicles, which will take about two hours for each car. Affected Bentley owners, or those who handle their affairs, will be contacted by their local dealers to arrange an appointment. Read more …