23 June 2022 10:30, UTC
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On Wednesday (June 22), British luxurious automotive producer Bentley Motors introduced some particulars about its upcoming NFT assortment.
In keeping with Bentley’s press launch, Bentley is “making its first enterprise into the NFT market with a one-time NFT drop on the carbon-neutral Polygon community, scheduled for September 2022 and restricted to simply 208 items.”
Why 208? It is because “208 has particular relevance to Bentley, being each the highest pace of its quickest Grand Tourer (the Continental GT Velocity) and the entire manufacturing run of the enduring R-Kind Continental of 1952 – the automotive that impressed the fashionable Bentley design DNA.”
The press launch went on to say that “the genesis Bentley NFT will likely be a singular paintings created by Bentley Design, and can provide distinctive entry and unique rewards to holders.”
As for why Bentley selected Polygon for the minting of those NFTs, they are saying that “Polygon lately attained carbon-neutral standing and has pledged to go carbon destructive by the top of 2022,” which signifies that “all Bentley NFTs will likely be completely carbon-neutral.” Polygon goals to supply end-to-end carbon neutrality by 2030, by which date Bentley plans to solely provide electrical vehicles, and so it was essential for them that their first step into the Web3 area was executed “in a sustainable approach.”
Alain Favey, Member of the Board of Administration (Gross sales & Advertising and marketing) at Bentley Motors, had this to say:
“Bentley prospects reside their lives on-line, buying luxurious items with digital forex, and establishing companies within the Metaverse. We’ve all the time engaged our prospects the place they discover their passions, and at present meaning being current in digital marketplaces and providing NFT belongings. We’ve seen how NFTs have raised the profiles of each artwork and artist, and we consider the identical can occur within the luxurious automotive area.“
And Ryan Wyatt, CEO at Polygon, added:
“Polygon is happy to broaden our partnerships within the car business, by working with essentially the most prestigious model in its sector. Polygon will present the sustainable, low-fee infrastructure Bentley requires for its foray into Web3. By embracing this novel tech, Bentley secures its place within the subsequent iteration of the web, and doing so through Polygon’s carbon-neutral community will help the automaker on its journey towards attaining carbon-neutrality by 2030.“
That is how Mihailo Bjelic, Co-Founding father of Polygon, welcomed Bentley Motors to the Polygon household earlier at present:
Proud to welcome @BentleyMotors to the @0xPolygon household! 🤗🦄
They’re releasing an unique NFT assortment designed by Bentley designers, becoming a member of the likes of @dolcegabbana, @prada, @adidas, @Bulgariofficial, @Clinique and different massive manufacturers already utilizing Polygon.
Onwards. 💫 https://t.co/GbKzOgubIY
— Mihailo Bjelic (@MihailoBjelic) June 23, 2022