The only thing people mentioned about the Bentley Continental GT in 2012 was the addition of V8 power. This was supposed to help Bentley meet incredibly stringent emissions regulation. It also had another byproduct: It took the lackadaisical Conti and made it into a driver's car. More »
The Entry Entry-Level Bentley I have a friend who once told me that he would never buy the cheapest version of anything. I pressed him about cars and figured he was backed into a corner when I mentioned Bentley. With only the Continental...Show More Summary
Providing a ‘Differently Driven’ driving experience, the new Continental GT and GTC V8 revved into town at a lrecent aunch party held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Read the rest of the story at: New Bentley Continental GT & GTC V8 Unveiled in Hong Kong
Posted on 08.3.2012 09:00 by Simona Filed under: Bentley | sedan | Spy Shots and Rendering | luxury cars | Bentley Continental Flying Spur | 2014 | Cars | Car Reviews | Bentley In keeping up to speed with the Bentley Continental GT and GTC models, the future Continental Flying Spur will also be offered in both W12 and V8 versions. Show More Summary
Bentley's seen eights come and go; the 8-litre coach of 1930, the cloth-seated Eight "training Bentley" of the 1980s, the Le Mans-winning Speed 8 prototype of 2003. Two of those even had V8 engines, like the new Continental GT V8. Can the more-fuel-efficient octomill match the mighty W12? Let's find out. More »
Four doors, eight cylinders, and a dash of sport: that's Bentley's recipe for the upcoming Continental Flying Spur, according to these spy shots. While the two-door Continental GT has already received the V-8 treatment, the Flying Spur has yet to see the update, but these spy shots show it's coming, and soon. Though the body itself is nearly...
The Bently Continental GT with the W12 is rated at 12 city/19 highway on traditional premium, 8 city/14 highway on E85, and easily less than that on an excited right foot. When we drove the Continental GT V8 at launch we were told that...Show More Summary
Twin turbo-powered grandeur amongst many other great sports cars.
Sports Car Challenge puts you behind the wheel of Bentley’s new twin turbo grand touring sports car to experience its performance and flair on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with advanced graphics and gameplay. The twin turbo-powered...Show More Summary
From time to time, even the most well-heeled car manufacturers need to seek out the next generation of customers. After all, those people with enough disposable income to afford, say, a Bentley Continental GT are, generally speaking, not in their … Continue reading ?
Draft day is nice, but if you're a rookie pitcher, what you're really excited for is getting out under the lights of Yankee Stadium and testing your mettle against the world's best. Now if you're a high performance British automobile, what you're looking forward to is grinding it out in front of the hometown crowd at the Goodwood Festival of...
Today, we have a smattering of news from across the range: hyper-luxury, entry-level sports cars, and motorsports--plus more. We give you our first take on the 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 with a first drive review from Marty Padgett. Subaru is only bringing 6,000 of its new BRZ coupe to the U.S., according to a new report. And Nissan joins in...
Whenever I land in a strange place for one of these first drives of a a new car, the first task at hand is to keep moving. Get off the plane, off the shuttle, and get out of the hotel room before jet lag lures me for "a short nap" and proceeds to take the rest of the day--the rest of the trip--hostage. I use my luggage as a human shield, dodging...
Bentley tears the roof off of the Continental GT V8 with this new convertible GTC V8. Slated to debut at this week’s Geneva Motor Show, this convertible shares a similar engine to its twin. The 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 pumps out 500hp and it will get you from 0 to 60 in 4.7 seconds. The smaller [...]
Typically, automobile manufacturers will ratchet up a car’s performance from year to year to keep enthusiasm at a boil: bigger engine, more power, more speed. Bentley is about to take a somewhat different tack with its acclaimed Continental GT coupe and Continental GTC convertible. For the 2013 model year, the...
A topic covered before, but clearly worth covering again… The author: Georg Kacher, seasoned European bureau chief for Automobile (i.e. not a newb) The place: page 31, April 2012 issue The car: Bentley Continental GT V8 The statement: “Alternatively, you can work the shift paddles to keep the engine revving between 4000 and 6300 rpm, [...]
With co-branding arrangements in place with an increasing array of luxury labels, Bentley doesn't limit its brand just to cars these days. But of all the sunglasses, wallets, pens, skis and cashmere scarves licensed by the British purveyor...Show More Summary
All things being equal, we'd generally rather have more cylinders than fewer. But Bentley upset that particular applecart with the latest Continental GT. Not only is the 500-horsepower V8 version less expensive than the 567-hp W12, it...Show More Summary
Wrik Sen: After last year’s partnership between Bentley Motors and Brietling, the pair comes together yet again before the launch of the new Bentley GT V8, with its limited edition V8 watch. For the duo that created equal master class watches such as the Superspo