August 22, 2005 Bentley Motors took the opportunity to announce the new name for its glamorous new four-seater convertible at the Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance yesterday. The car that was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in January 2005 will carry the evocative Azure name and will go on sale in Spring 2006. The new Bentley Azure is an elegant four-seater convertible that provides a powerful and refined open-top driving experience while offering a unique blend of classic Bentley design and craftsmanship. The new Azure is the latest in a long line of much-admired Bentley convertibles, its design inspired by the 1955 Park Ward S1 Drophead Coupe and the original Azure introduced in 1995. Like its iconic predecessor, the new Azure becomes the flagship of the Bentley model range, reaffirming the company.s status as the prime provider of four-seater convertibles at the very pinnacle of the market.
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