• United Kingdom

W. O. Bentley built his first sport car – the „3-litre” in 1919 and started its production in 1921. In 1931 the company went bankrupt and was taken over by Rolls-Royce. In 1998 the VW consortium bought out the companies Bentley and Rolls-Royce. Since 2003 Rolls-Royce has belonged to BMW.