The beautiful piano-finish paint process is applied to each new Continental GT by the craftsmen and women at the Bentley factory in Crewe, working alongside the very latest technology in robot paint systems to provide an unrivalled level of detail.Â. [102][103][104] The sunglasses were produced by Estede, with lenses produced by Zeiss. By that metric, it was a huge success. The Continental GT W12 lets you experience the full, unadulterated potential of an impressive 6.0 litre W12 engine, capable of a thrilling top speed of 207 mph (333 km/h). It features a three-tone interior that blends a main leather hide colour with accent and insert colours as well as a choice of Orange and Magenta accent colours, choice of Orange Flame and Magenta Metallic body colours, Piano Black and dark-stained Burr Walnut veneer (or optional Amboyna), exterior wing badge and a treadplate and name badge positioned on the centre console that says 'Design Series China'. It is equipped with the engine from the Continental GT Speed as well as radiator and lower air intake grilles with a dark tinted matrix, 9.5Jx20-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, Bentley-bespoke Pirelli PZero tyres, lowered suspension by 10 mm at the front and 15 mm, wider twin-rifled exhaust tail pipes and a new boot-mounted lip spoiler. [47][48], Production of the Continental GTC began at the Crewe, Cheshire plant in September 2006, before the ending production of Bentley vehicles in Volkswagen Group manufacturing facility in Dresden, Germany at December 2006. [106][107][108], To demonstrate Bentley Continental GT's cold climate capabilities, Bentley Power on Ice programme returned in February 2013, allowing existing owners, enthusiasts and aspiring drivers the chance to explore the extreme limits of the Continental GT on the frozen lakes of northern Finland.[109]. [83], The vehicle was first unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show,[84] followed by the 2012 Geneva Motor Show,[85] 2012 New York International Auto Show,[86] 2012 Paris International Auto Salon[81] and the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.[87]. To complement the car’s striking interior design, the interior mood lighting (fitted as standard) can be configured to your preference. [72], Delivery of the Bentley Continental GTC began in late 2011.[73]. [49][50], As of 14 May 2009, Continental models were certified to have 85% recyclability (or 95% recoverability) of materials. See good deals, great deals and more on Used Bentley Continental GT. The Bentley Continental GT is a grand tourer manufactured and marketed by British automaker Bentley Motors since 2003. The second generation GT sports an even more powerful W12 twin turbo engine, up to 434kw (590 PS) from 423 kw (575 PS), and an innovative variable displacement system that creates more power, but with fewer ��� For more information on the creation of Continental GT, please visit the Continental range page. It includes a W12 engine rated at 640 PS (471 kW; 631 bhp), Quickshift six-speed automatic transmission, 420 mm front and 356 mm rear diameter carbon ceramic brake discs with eight-piston front calipers, three body colours (Beluga, Quartzite, Arctica White) with Dark Grey Metallic soft top in three-ply composite construction, 20-inch 10-spoke Supersports wheels in dark tint. Sublime Power: The Beating Heart of Bentley. Taken together, the vast range of options available for both the interior and exterior of your car ensure you need never see another one like it. Carpets can be chosen to match either the main hide or secondary hide. Changes to the 2014 Continental GT include the debut of seven distinctive equipment packages. And, I'm also open ��� An impressive range of standard and optional colours are available, and if you are looking for a special colour which is unique to you, Mulliner are able to work with you to create something truly bespoke. Bentley may now be owned by Volkswagen but its grand traditions live on in the Continental GT. For more information on the creation of Continental GT, please visit the Continental range page. [158] November 2018 saw the debut of a 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible,[159][160] to go on sale in 2019.[161]. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show.[24][25][26]. Unlike a conventional 12-cylinder engine with two banks of six (V-12), the Continental's 6-litre engine is configured in two banks of VR six cylinders each (2x VR6). I would also like to receive other relevant marketing communications from Bentley via email (view Privacy Policy). The moment the throttle opens wider, the engine reverts to the power of all 12 cylinders. Ushering in a suite of new models, this reinvention of the quintessential modern Bentley took the Continental���s peerless craftsmanship, exquisite style and near-limitless power ��� and pushed it to an entirely new level. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2012 Concorso d'Eleganza.[88]. Available for you Continental GT is a panoramic fixed glass sunroof, which has an interior blind in Alcantara, which matches the headliner colour. Please provide your e-mail address below and we’ll send you a link to download the brochure. The rear-wheel drive race car utilises a >550 bhp 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. [74] It has a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph)[75] and can accelerate from 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) in 4.0 seconds. Four driving modes are accessible at the turn of a dial. It also includes a lowered ride height, uprated spring/damper settings and uprated anti-roll bars for improved agility and body control; unique 9.5Jx20-inch wheels with bespoke Pirelli P-Zero performance tyres, retuned speed-sensitive Servotronic system, solid-mounted front subframe and stiffer rear bushings; 'Dynamic' mode for the Bosch 8.1 ESP system, front grille and lower air intakes in dark-tinted chrome matrix and wider rifled sports exhaust tail pipes. It is not a coachbuilt car. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, followed by the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (Continental GT Speed Convertible, GT3). [153] Unlike prior models, the panels are "superformed" with heated aluminum sheets molded by gas instead of a stamp. [64][65], The GT V8 version of the Continental GT has a twin-turbo 4-litre (3,993cc) V8 engine (developed jointly with Audi) that produces 500 hp (373 kW) and 487 lb⋅ft (660 N⋅m) of torque. [105], As part of the Continental GT V8 launch, Breitling SA created a 250-piece limited edition of its Bentley GMT chronograph (based on the Breitling Calibre 47B) featuring a second time-zone display. [137], The Continental GT3 Concept Racer is a race car concept based on the Continental GT V8. The 80-11 models are limited (80 units per model) versions of the Continental GTC and GTC Speed for the North American market. The Continental GT Speed Coupé is a version of the Continental GT W12 with increased engine power to 616 hp (459 kW; 625 PS) and 590 lb⋅ft (800 N⋅m) of torque. The 2012 Continental GTZ is the second Continental GTZ by Zagato and was built on the 2nd generation Continental platform with body panels covering the top of rear wheels. Created for effortless, exhilarating driving, the Continental GT is built on an innovative chassis and electrical architecture, featuring a completely new 6.0 litre W12 engine and an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, for smooth, fast and efficient gear changes. Official Bentley Motors website | Powerful, handcrafted ��� Together, the Bentley Continental GT and Flying Spur have boosted Bentley's annual production from around 1,000 units in 2003, to 9,200 units in 2006. Hand cross-stitching is now also available to compliment your choice of hides.  The Series 51 models include additional vehicle customisation options for the Continental GT and GTC, such as use of non-indented hide for diamond quilting and contrast piping for the seats and doors as well as bespoke Series 51 treadplates. The Continental GT was released with the intention of bringing Bentley to the mass market. With lighting strips created to accentuate the car’s key design lines, you can choose vibrant or muted settings in seven colours, as well as backlighting the treadplates in your chosen colour. The Continental Supersports Convertible is a convertible version of the Continental Supersports coupe. In the spirit of Bentley's storied history, the Continental GT V8 lives up to bespoke comfort and luxury the marque is known for in a well balanced package. In February 2009, Bentley announced a limited production of the Bentley Continental Supersports. No other car on the road today exempli詮�es the spirit of life���s grand tour more than the Bentley Continental GT. The vehicle was first unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2012,[71][76][77] followed by the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance,[78] the 2012 Moscow International Auto Salon,[79][80] the 2012 Paris Motor Show,[81] 2012 AUTO ZÜRICH,[82] and the 2012 LA Auto Show. 2008 model year vehicles also include a price increase over previous models. [30], Ordering of Series 51 models began from 1 September 2009.[31]. Feel free suggest texture correction for this car. Registered in England: Number 992897, Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Cookies | Modern Slavery | Look-Up Recalls, Learn more about the design of the Continental GT, Explore this option on the Bentley Configurator. The Continental GT is built by hand, offering practically limitless scope for personalisation. This makes the 2016 model year Speed the most powerful Continental GT yet outside of the flagship Supersports model introduced in 2017 for the final year of GT production for that generation. [118], Some of the panels on the GT are made with super forming.[119]. Continental GT V8 has a 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 that produces 550 PS (542 hp) and 770 N⋅m (568 lb⋅ft) of torque. The new Continental GT is offered at launch with an enhanced version of Bentley���s peerless 6.0-litre, W12 TSI engine that sets a new benchmark in performance. Beginning with the 2011 model year, all Bentley Continental range vehicles support the use of petrol and E85 bioethanol fuel types in all markets, including North America.[100][101]. In the 2015 Blancpain GT Endurance Series the Continental GT3 came just 3 points shy of winning the championship, earning second place. Drive one and you���ll experience the raw power and unique roar from its 4.0 litre V8. The roof is produced by Karmann in Osnabrück, Germany. [20][21], The Continental GT Speed was unveiled at Laguna Village Polo in 2007,[22] followed by the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.[23]. [2], Early models include a choice of 6 body colours (Diamond Black, Burnt Oak, Cypress, Neptune, Spruce, and Umbrian Red), 8 hide colours (Beluga, Burnt Oak, Laurel, Nautic, Portland, Saffron, Savannah, Saddle), 5 veneer types (Burr Oak, Burr Walnut, Dark Stained Walnut, Madrona, Piano Black) and 4 carpet and seatbelt colours (Beluga, Burnt Oak, Laurel, Nautic). [97], The vehicles were set to arrive in Bentley dealerships from early 2014.[98][99]. Other changes include a revised Servotronic power steering for improved feel and feedback, optional fade-resistant carbon ceramic brakes provide improved brake feel (only available on 20-inch wheels), new, more upright front grille and larger lower air intakes give improved airflow to aid engine cooling; chromed headlamp bezels, two new exterior paint colours (Cumbrian Green and Granite), two new leather hide colours (Newmarket Tan and Cumbrian Green), new low-friction dampers, new 'Sport Traction' mode for the Bosch 8.1 ESP system and a Bentley 'B' brake pedal. Ordering of the Continental GT began in October 2010, with deliveries of 2011 Continental GT beginning in the first quarter of 2011. It also includes a ZF 8-speed automatic with Quickshift, Block Shifting and wheel-mounted paddleshift, carbon ceramic brakes with enhanced cooling, 420 mm (17 in) front and 356 mm (14 in) rear carbon silicon carbide brake discs, 21-inch forged alloy wheels, optional titanium exhaust system, updated version of the torque vectoring system from Continental GT3-R, dynamic system brakes, lowered and stiffened dynamic suspension set-up, front and rear bumper designs incorporating a carbon-fibre splitter and diffuser respectively, new side sill extensions and bonnet vents in carbon-fibre, gloss-black front wing vents, rifled exhaust tailpipe in gloss-black, dark-tint headlamps and tail-lamps, black-finished brightware at front grilles, lights, rear bumper, door handles and window surrounds; optional aerodynamically balanced rear spoiler and front splitter combination for coupe, new Supersports badging, 21-inch forged alloy wheels in black and bright-machined finish, optional side decals optional carbon-fibre engine cover in gloss-finish with Supersports branding, multi-layer hood for convertible, neck warmer for convertible, tri-tone interior option, new diamond-quilted design at seats and door side panels with Alcantara upholstery, a choice of 11 veneers and technical finishes (including chequered Supersports carbon-fibre fascia panels), new Supersports emblem stitching, bespoke Supersports steering wheel and unique gearlever with Alcantara accents. Changes to the Bentley Continental GT for 2005 include voice activation for the in-car telephone in six languages and increased interior trim options with the addition of magnolia hide, as well as carpets and seat belts that can be matched to either the main or secondary hide colour. 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The interior of the Continental GT Speed was built in Bentley's Leather and Trim workshop. With its 6.0 litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine, a step-change in technology and a truly stunning design language, the Continental GT is unmatched in its class. [52], Breitling SA produced a limited edition (1000 units per colour) Breitling for Bentley Supersports chronograph wrist watches (based on Breitling Calibre 26B) inspired by the Bentley Continental Supersports car. It was unveiled at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, followed by the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed.[138][139][140][141][97]. See good deals, great deals and more on Used Bentley Continental. Changes to the Continental GTC for 2009 include a new more upright front grille, larger lower air intake, chrome headlamp bezels, retuned Servotronic power steering for improved feedback and feel, new optional Follow-to-stop, radar–based Adaptive Cruise Control, optional carbon ceramic brakes with 420 mm front and 356 mm rear discs and eight-piston callipers (only available with 20 – inch wheels), two new exterior colours (Aquamarine, Blue Crystal) and a new interior colour (Aquamarine). It made its race debut at the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. The model shares the Volkswagen-developed MSB platform with the second-generation Porsche Panamera. The first Bentley capable of running on both petrol (gasoline) and biofuel (E85 ethanol), its 6.0 litre W12 engine is rated at 630 PS (463 kW; 621 bhp) at 6,000 rpm and 800 N⋅m (590 lbf⋅ft) at 1,700–5,600 rpm – using either fuel.
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