Initially released in the year 2003, the Bentley Continental GT is a grand tourer coupe with two doors. It features 2+2 seating arrangement. The Bentley Continental GT is meant to serve as a replacement vehicle for the Rolls Royce based Continental R and T.
The Bentley Continental GT comes complete with a six liter W12 Configuration with twin turbochargers. It is able to develop 552 hp at 6100 RPM as well as 479 lb – ft at 1600 RPM, not to mention permanent four wheel drive.
The Bentley Continental GT marks the first time a twelve cylinder Configuration has ever been used on a Bentley vehicle.
One can accelerate from zero to sixty miles per hour in less than five seconds. The car can reach a speed of up to 198 miles per hour.
The Bentley Continental GT is also the first Bentley vehicle with all wheel drive. It also has six speed automatic transmission with steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles. This makes for instant override. The car features the largest brake disco on any production level car, at sixteen inches in the front. The rear disc measures about thirteen inches.
Pricing for the Bentley Continental GT starts at around $177,000.
Bentley Continental GT Car Specifications
|Model||Bentley Continental GTC 2dr convertible|
|Ncap Rating||No Rating|
|Max Power BHP/RPM||552/6100|
|Max Tourque lb ft/RPM||479/1600|
|0 - 60 (mph)||4.8|
|Extra Urban Mpg||24.3|