Bentley Continental GT V8

December 21, 2011 at 11:53 am

It’s not like those who buy the Bentley Continental GT care about economy and want something more efficient, but Bentley has to make more efficient engines to bring their CO2 level down. That’s why they launched the Continental GT V8. This remarkable, new Bentley V8 engine delivers maximum power of 500 bhp (507 PS/373 kW) at 6000 rpm and an extraordinary peak torque of 660 Nm (487 lb ft) which is available across virtually the entire rev range from 1700 to 5000 rpm. Combined with a new close-ratio 8-speed automatic transmission, this translates into a sub-5 second acceleration time for the 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint and a top speed of over 180 mph (290 km/h). So the performance is [...]

IMPERIUM Bentley Continental GT

August 2, 2011 at 7:39 pm

These days the ultimate act of showing off wealth is not buying a Bugatti or a Koenigsegg, but to order a one-off car based on a luxury model. Something that nobody else in the world has. The Bentley by Imperium has been built for a British wealthy dude. The new IMPERIUM Bentley Continental GT conversion features uniquely designed front and rear apron upgrades, aggressive carbon exposed side skirts, subtle boot lip spoiler and rear carbon fibre diffuser.  All new bespoke designed bodywork components are manufactured in the UK to the highest possible standards from ultra light prepreg autoclave carbon fibre to create a perfect surface finish and factory fit to the vehicle. The engine remains standard, but they have upgraded [...]

2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible

April 3, 2010 at 8:18 pm

Bentley is launching their new drop-top version of the Continental GT Supersports in America for a starting price of $280,400. Now the reason that this car has such a hefty price tag is because this is very nearly a perfect car! It’s powered by a W12 Bi-turbo engine developing 621bhp and 590lb ft of torque, which takes it from 0 to 60mph in 3.9 seconds and gives it a top speed of 202 mph. It also features ZF 6HP26 transmission, 40/60 rear-biased torque split for the all-wheel drive system, retuned Continuous Damping Control (CDC), lightweight, 20-inch, 10-spoke alloy wheels, advanced ESP system and standard-fit carbon-ceramic brakes. So it goes and drives very nicely and it offers great comfort and open-top [...]