[37], The US model has an MSRP of approximately US$270,000, with early vehicles not having E85 capability, which would be available in summer of 2010 for the US market.[38]. [147], In 2016, Bentley Motorsport planned to enter 90 top-level GT races around the world in 2016, including the Blancpain GT Series, SRO Intercontinental GT Challenge, Blancpain Endurance Series, Pirelli World Challenge, GT Asia, ADAC GT Masters, The British GT Championship and the Nurburgring 24 Hours. [125], The press release announcing a third-generation Continental GT was made on 29 August 2017. [43], The vehicle was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. [135], A 2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed driven by John Bowe reached a top speed of 331 km/h (206 mph) at Stuart Highway, Australia. No other car on the road today exempli詮�es the spirit of life���s grand tour more than the Bentley Continental GT. [114][115] In 2015, journalists made a GT3-R go 0–60 mph in 3.3 seconds. Search from 594 Used Bentley Continental cars for sale, including a 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible, a 2020 Bentley Continental GT Coupe, and a 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 Coupe. It was the first car released by Bentley under Volkswagen AG management, after the company's acquisition in 1998, and the first Bentley to employ mass production manufacturing techniques. The vehicles (including a Continental GTC with Imperial Blue as a main and secondary hide, Linen seat and door inserts and Newmarket Tan as the accent colour) were unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show,[29] followed by the Continental GTC model in 2010 at the North American International Auto Show. Many of the polished chrome details inside the car are finished with Bentley’s refined diamond knurling – an eye-catching finish that makes controls easier to grip, while bouncing light beautifully around the car. Bentley Continental GT. The GTC uses identical powertrain detail as the GT, and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (0.0 to 62.1 mph) in 5.1 seconds. They feature 20-inch 14-spoke alloy diamond wheels polished with unique black center caps featuring Bentley 'B' emblem (GTC) or 20-inch wheels from Supersports finished in dark tint with red brake calipers (GTC Speed) as well as Union Jack brightware badges on the front fenders, exclusive Midnight body colour option, Dark Grey Metallic soft top and the Mulliner fuel-filler cap as standard, Beluga main leather hide with white (GTC) or Pillar Box Red (GTC Speed) contrast stitching and piping and Bentley emblems, Piano Black veneers, engine-turned aluminum with bright (GTC) or dark (GTC Speed) finish, drilled alloy sport foot pedals, treadplates and a badge on the console with the '80-11 Edition' signature. It made its race debut at the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Dual clutch transmission provides impressively quick gearshifts and smooth acceleration to enhance the car’s energetic character. Sunroof* The vehicle was unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show.[89][90][91]. Continue; Find out more; Menu. See how you can be part of carwow: http://bit.ly/carwow-crowdfunding. 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. 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. The Continental GT Diamond Series is a limited (400 units worldwide) version of the 2007 model year Continental GT Mulliner Driving Specification, commemorating the Crewe factory's 60th anniversary. Drive one and you���ll experience the raw power and unique roar from its 4.0 litre V8. Bentley says the Supersports can deliver 1.29 g forces on a 300-foot (91 m) skid pad, as compared to its sibling the Continental GT speed, which can perform up to 0.98 g forces on a 300-foot (91 m) skidpad. The vehicle was sold in 2016 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed auction by Bonhams on 2016-06-24, with funds raised to be donated to Care2Save Charitable Trust. For more information on the Continental GT specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator. The vehicles were unveiled in New York City, followed by the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed (GT Speed)[125] and the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance (GT Speed Black Edition). I would also like to receive other relevant marketing communications from Bentley via email (view Privacy Policy). The Mulliner Driving Specification includes a choice of three standard veneers (Burr Walnut, Dark Stained Burr Walnut, Piano Black, drilled alloy sport foot-pedals, gear lever finished in knurled chrome and hide, diamond quilted hide to seat facings, doors and rear quarter panels; embroidered Bentley emblem to seat facings, 20-inch two-piece alloy sports wheels (GTC only) or 20-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels in Dark Tint painted finish (GTC Speed only). Other changes include revised Continuous Damping Control (CDC),[35] 20-inch lightweight alloy wheels (with increased 25 mm (1.0 in) offset on rear wheels) with 275/35 ZR20 Pirelli Ultra High Performance tires, advanced Bosch Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with switchable Dynamic Mode, Carbon fibre-reinforced Silicon Carbide (C/SiC) ceramic disc brakes (claimed to be the largest brakes ever fitted to a production car at the time of production),[36] 110 kilograms (243 lb) weight saving over Continental GT Speed and an automatic retractable spoiler (deploys at 80 km/h (50 mph)).