Porsche Romania will officially import and trade the luxury auto brand Bentley as of Thursday, the local unit's brand manager Adrian Pascu said on Tuesday.

The official operations for Bentley brand start in a provisory showroom on around 200 square meters. It and will be transferred into a luxury showroom on 600 square meters as of the half of next year, next to Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini brands.

Porsche Romania is the largest auto importer on the local market, equally trading Volkswagen, Skoda, Seat and Volkswagen Vans brands.

The company's 2007 sales reached 58,790 units, up 35% from 43,541 units in 2006.