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 [...]