(Crewe / Leusden, 15 May 2012) Bentley is off to a new flying start in the Netherlands, creating a partnership with Pon, a renowned company with over 60 years’ expertise in  the prestige car market. The new Bentley dealership, located in Leusden, offers a full range of sales and after-sales services.

Bentley Continental GT V8

Bentley owners and enthusiasts now have a new destination in the Netherlands. The renowned distributor and service company, Pon, is the British luxury car maker’s new partner in the Dutch market. Pon’s Automobielhandel is a part of Pon Holdings, one of the largest family-owned businesses in the Netherlands, and draws from 60 years of experience in the luxury car segment.

The Netherlands is an important market for Bentley and sales are on the increase with a strong start to 2012. Today, Bentley has an impressive new model line-up, including the new Continental GT and GTC and the recently announced powerful and highly efficient V8 model.

Guillaume Chabin, Regional Director – Europe, Bentley Motors, welcomes the new partnership with Pon: “Over many decades, we have developed and maintained strong links with a large number of Bentley owners in the Netherlands. Pon is the perfect partner to fulfil the high expectations of both our existing and new customers. With its extensive experience in the automotive business, the team at Bentley Leusden is the ideal representative for our brand in the Dutch market.”

The new Dutch Bentley dealership is located in Leusden, near Amsterdam and is easily accessible from all parts of the Netherlands. The new facility features all the services that discerning customers expect from the great British marque: an exclusive ambience, highly professional staff to help specify their cars, after-sales service and workshop facilities.

Hans Mulder, General Manager, Bentley Leusden, adds: “The Bentley brand has a great reputation within the Netherlands. This provides an excellent foundation on which to build our new dealership and at the same time gives us a clear direction for the future. We are the ideal contact for customers looking for a luxury car that combines unrivalled sportiness and elegance. We will also provide the highest level of service.”