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Well here's my first post. I just completed a four hundred mile week with my 1993 Turbo R. Wonderful journey, except when I wanted to quench my thirst. No cup holders, certainly others have had the need for such convenience. What do you all use, or does anyone supply aftermarket? It's a shame that a $200k+ car came without cup holders.
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Hiya Mark and welcome to the fray! Am currently doing my best to recommission a flood-damaged car, so haven't quite got round to encountering this problem as yet, but wonder if its fair to say that any-one who can afford the original purchase price could maybe also afford to have a servant simply hold the cup for them... On a serious note, yes, I've owned much cheaper cars which come with far more bits and pieces on board, I think sometimes with these, we have to pass off such things as "character".. hope somebody else can furnish you with a better answer :)
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Hi MArk,

Agree with Richard.
A Bentley is more a traditionnal british car than a US car full of gadgets...
People use to have picnic set in the trunk with silver cup for tea !

Now the GT might have but in the late 80ies/90 ies, it was not considered essential in Great Britain mind.

You may find indeed an elegant and practical solution on the web but you are thr first I hear to complain about that.

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Hi Richard, Jean. Yes I agree the Bentley is a traditional English car, but my plans are to drive it and not be a garage queen. A few years ago I was at a Brit car show and saw a beautiful cup holder in a Spur. So I'm searching and trying to find something similar. I have picnic trays in the rear, but can't see stopping every time I need a sip. Thanks for your help! I'm glad to be here.
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If you go onto Ebay and search car cup holder you'll find loads. Some might fit into your central cubby. Others would have to be clipped somehow onto dashboard or rolltop without damage. It is out there anyway.
 

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You do right Mark- the general consensus on here seems to be to keep driving as opposed to practically mounting them on a plinth as parking them up seems to be the cause behind many problems simply because of things not getting used- I hope you really enjoy it! Do share any information you may find.. :)
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Drive it Mark on long distance, they are made for that and need to be driven regularly.
If you find an elegant system such in the Spur, give us the information.

ENjoy and only water in the glass !

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I found and ordered a cup holder that fits between the seat and center console, faux leather, $40. We'll see. However, I also found a cup holder that fits into the ashtray of a Continental GT/GTC/ Flying Spur. Does anyone know if the front ashtray in a Turbo R is the same size? I'd just take a chance but the cup holder is almost $300.
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Hello all! I did not like the cup holder I ordered from Japan, looked cheep. So I took my B to my local specialist and asked what he could do. Since I don't smoke, he eliminated the ash tray and this is what they came up with.
I like that it goes well with the woodwork.
 

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Unfortunately no, Jean. They had to make the hole where the ash tray was larger. But on the bright side, I still have the ashtray! :)
 

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dude I'm totally with you on this one no were to put my timmys not even for the rear passengers, beer cans slid around on the tables.
its illegal to drive with a cell phone in your hand but nothing says anything about a large double double.


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Well here's my first post. I just completed a four hundred mile week with my 1993 Turbo R. Wonderful journey, except when I wanted to quench my thirst. No cup holders, certainly others have had the need for such convenience. What do you all use, or does anyone supply aftermarket? It's a shame that a $200k+ car came without cup holders.
Thanks all
Mark
Just bought a 1995 RR Flying Spur (first RR turbo) and no cup holders is my big problem too. Lots of crap out there, I’m looking for something elegant. Love to hear what you may have found. CDM
 

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1990 Turbo R. First big road trip with my wife with the car was about 3,000 miles, lack of cup holders was a major pain in the ass. Wound up using cardboard drink holders variously from MacDonald's, StarBucks, etc, balanced on the center storage console and sliding around. Then bought some plastic things from Canadian Tire that slde in beside the seat, look like he** and drinks kind of tippy. Would love to find and buy a proper solution, although not ready to cut center console.... What else is out there?

Great road trip car otherwise, but long driving days require hydration and cup holders, serious design short coming for long trips

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I wonder if this will work, especially for those who have black interior with red piping

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