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Bentley’s 2021 Profits Already Exceed Those in Any Full Year

Chairman and CEO Adrian Hallmark attributes this to the general luxury sector boom and efficiencies gained due to Covid-19.

Bentley’s profit levels for the first six months of 2021 beat its previous record for full-year profits, set in 2014.

Bentley’s profit levels for the first six months of 2021 beat its previous record for full-year profits, set in 2014.

Source: Bentley

Bentley Motors Ltd evaded semiconductor chip shortages, overcame factory closures, and streamlined production inefficiencies during the coronavirus pandemic so well that in the first six months of 2021, the company has already outperformed any full-year period in its 102-year history.

Profit levels for the first six months reached €178 million ($211 million), beating Bentley’s previous record for a full-year profit of €170 million, set in 2014. Bentley’s revenue for the first six months of 2021 was €1.32 billion, up from a pre-pandemic half-year figure of €834.8 million in 2019, reports the U.K.-based auto manufacturer.