Kelvin Fletcher car

Kelvin Fletcher shows off new Bentley amidst rumoured Emmerdale return

The former soap star is proudly showing off his new supercar

Kelvin Fletcher has shown off his new car on social media.

The former Emmerdale actor, 36, posed with a deep green Bentley on Instagram.

The Strictly winner 0f 2019 looked delighted at his new ride.

Here shared in view of his 364,000 followers: “Thanks to @bentley_manchester Iā€™m starting the weekend in style.

“Special thanks to @nikshawx.”

kelvin fletcher
Kelvin Fletcher on Loose Women (Credit: ITV)

How much did Kelvin Fletcher’s Bentley cost?

A brand new Flying Spur Bentley starts at Ā£168,000.

Kelvin’s celebrity pals rushed to congratulate him on his stunning new car.

Read more: EastEnders’ Danny Dyer reveals ‘dark’ Christmas storyline

Former Corrie actor Ryan Thomas posted, “Oh hell” and Top Gear’s Paddy McGuinness remarked, “I was sat on the roof of that 3 weeks ago.”

EastEnders actress and former Strictly competitor Emma Barton commented: “Hello Wheels!” and Strictly pro Graziano Di Prima posted multiple heart face emojis.

Kelvin is a massive petrolhead and has competed in auto racing professionally.

He started competing professionally in 2011 and by 2017 moved to the British GT Championship.

And his next level up will be joining the GT3 class in a Bentley Continental.

Read more: Emmerdale fans want the Sugden family restored to its former glory

His new car news comes just a week after speculation that he would be returning to Emmerdale.

Since winning Strictly last year, his fans have wondered if he would return to the soap as his character Andy Sugden.

Kelvin played the adopted farmer’s son for twenty years – from 1996-2016.

kelvin fletcher
Kelvin won Strictly Come Dancing in 2019 (Credit: BBC)

Is Kelvin Fletcher returning to Emmerdale?

And after he was spotted on set, it seemed a done deal he’s due for a comeback.

But Kelvin said in an interview with ITV’s Loose Women that this is not the case.

He said he was back on set to film a short interview – and that he has ‘no plans’ to return to the soap opera.

He explained: “I was only there to film a little interview.

kelvin fletcher car
Kelvin played Andy Sugden for 20 years (Credit: ITV)

“So no, I have no plans to go back, I was there to film an interview.”

The actor turned race car driver also commented on his surprise Strictly stint.

He filled in for Jamie Laing who had to pull out of last year’s competition due to an injury.

He said he had auditioned three times previously – and never been selected.

Kelvin recalled: “As an actor you are very used to rejection, but I always change it to redirection, I was redirected an awful lot.

“And then I got the call out of the blue to say unfortunately somebody had been the victim of an injury and there was a place there if I wanted it.”

Like this story? Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix.