The Bentley Centenary Opus Is A $365k Diamond Studded Book

Bentley is marking its 100th anniversary with the publication of the Bentley Centenary Opus, offered in the three variants, including the ‘100 Carat Edition’ for a staggering sum of £200,000 (AU$365,000).

Only seven ‘100 Carat Editions’ will be printed, finished with 100 carats of diamonds and a gold or platinum border, weighing a mighty 30kg.

A 2017 GT Speed for sale on Carsales

For $340,000 you could pick yourself a 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed and still have change from $365,000 to grab one of the lesser audacious editions – the $16,000 ‘Mulliner Edition’, limited to 100 copies, or the $3,800 ‘Centenary Edition’, limited to 500 copies.

Each 780-page book can have personalised pages added to make it truly unique, a choice of 17 leather covers and various clamshell protective covers as well as a foreword by American fashion designer Ralph Lauren.

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