Bentley has its headquarters in Crewe in the south of Manchester. The brand was founded in 1919 by Walter Owen Bentley was acquired in 1931 by Rolls Royce and sold to Volkswagen in 1998. The British are known for their exclusive luxury cars. In its early years, the brand was also active in racing and took until 1930 participated in the 24 -hour race in Le Mans, where they triumphed five times. 2001 Bentley returned to 71 years in 2003 and celebrated another victory at Le Mans.