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If one car brand screams class, sophistication, and luxury, it has to be Bentley. The British automaker was founded by W.O. Bentley, who had been putting his own custom-made aluminum piston heads into the engines of French imports, helping them win races and break speed records. When World War One broke out, he lent his engineering prowess to the war effort, helping design airplane engines made with his unique alloy.