Bentley Arnage Limousine by Jordan.
I have taken the guidance from Henry Royce. "Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it."
So what I want does not exist, so I have designed it.
Let me explain the history.
In 2003 Bentley made the Bentley Arnage Limousine by Bentley Mulliner.
A 728mm (28 inches) extension to the wheelbase was made, solely to the centre of the car between the two doors.
This extension made great room for the interior. My favourite feature is that the rear foot rests also double as rear facing occasional seats. That is pump seats for Americans and dicky seats for Australians. I really like occasional seats. They are so appropriate for a limousine, perfect for your personal assistant and your security guard.
Here it is in the semi wild.
In 2005 again Bentley made the Bentley Arnage Limousine by Bentley Mulliner. This chariot was quite different to the 2003 model, as there was not an obvious extension between the doors. This style of design is much more proper.
The Bentley Arnage Limousine by Bentley Mulliner was extended and "to retain the car’s aesthetic visual balance, an extra 200mm (8 inches) is located in the ‘D’-pillar alone, a further 200mm is added to the rear doors and a final 50mm (2 inches) in the front doors." That means that the total extension is 450mm (17.7 inches).
This extention does leave a roomy interior.
I am not too sure, but hopefully the foot rests fold up into occasional seats like the 2003 model, and make that many Rolls Royce models from the past. I am sure you could ask Mulliner to make them fold up into seats for you. Hopefully your secretary is not a whale.
Now may I present the world exclusive of the 2007 Bentley Arnage Limousine by me, Jordan. It is in the style of Park Ward.
The design is very balanced, due to the raised roof, the extension in the doors and the recessed rear seats behind the D pillar. The more centralised rear door detracts from the elongation, and the design is enhanced by the united cabin department, doing away with the stretched section of standard limousines.
Such a Proper Motor Car, with vast interior room, due to the added height and elongation, with plenty of space for occasional seats and all the latest technology gadgets. A close up.
I am quite happy with the design, and if I was in the market for a personal limousine, this is what I would commission. It is similar to the Royal Bentley of the Queen of Australia, but without the 'suicide' doors.
Pictures (Bentley PR. Photoshopped by Jordan, Bentley Spotting)