Thursday, June 26, 2008

Ten Bentleys to Park on Central Wharf

Salem will be the final stop on a day-long driving itinerary for lifestyle journalists from around the world who are participating in a month-long press event for Bentley Motors. Ten Bentley Continental Flying Spurs will be arriving at Central Wharf at approximately 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 1st and Thursday, July 3rd.

Bentley sets the standard for automotive luxury and performance, and in addition to providing cars HRH The Queen of England, Bentleys appear in the latest James Bond book, Devil May Care.

Salem was selected because of its history, its seaport, and the beautiful backdrops. Organizers were able to choose from Chestnut Street, Central Wharf, and other scenic locations. Central Wharf was ultimately selected for the harbor backdrop and to showcase the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and tall ship Friendship.

The public is welcome to come to Central Wharf to see and photograph the cars. The journalists and cars are expected to depart Salem at 4:00 PM on both days.

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