The surprisingly economical Continental GT V8 S boasts fine, luxury coachwork but dismal dashboard electronics.
With continent-spanning range and comfort, the Bentley Continental GT V8 is the place to be for long drives, but its electronics are frustratingly out of date.
And here I was thinking standard Bentleys were bespoke. SEE ALSO: Groom crashes rented $342,000 Ferrari into wall on his wedding day Bentley commissioned pop artist Sir Peter Blake to create a unique Continental GT V8 S Convertible,Show More Summary
Bentley has teamed up with Sir Peter Blake, perhaps best known for designing the sleeve for The Beatles iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, to create a one-of-a-kind Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible for the Care2Save Charitable Trust, which provides palliative and hospice care around the world. Possibly the most striking feature […]
Bentley has a special, one-off Continental GT V8 S Convertible that it’s bringing at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 24. Why is it special, you ask? Well, for starters, it’s an art car, which comes heavily with personalized touches from the commissioned artist doing it. Show More Summary
Bentley has teamed up with British pop art icon Sir Peter Blake for a new, one-of-a-kind take on the company's Continental GT V8 S Convertible. The brightly-colored droptop will head to auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 24, where Bonhams will sell it to the highest bidder to benefit the Care2Save Charitable Trust. “I am proud...
Bentley Motors has teamed up with the godfather of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake, to create a one-of-a-kind Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible. This unique car will be auctioned for charity by Bonhams at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 24 June. Show More Summary
Bentley’s staple and modus operandi has always been big engines coupled with interiors that offer the height of luxury, so when Bentley announced that V8 engines would run alongside the company’s tried and tested 12-cylinder W12, eyebrows were raised. Thankfully the V8 offering not only complements the W12 in terms of performance, it’s arguably a […]
In case you missed it, Bentley’s coach-building branch Mulliner and audio brand Monster debuted a super cool bespoke auto called Monster by Mulliner at CES in Las Vegas last weekend. The Bentley Continental GT V8 S was designed to... via JustLuxe.com
Bentley arrived at CES this year with the limited-edition Continental GT V8 S you see here, decked out by Mulliner and fitted with a custom 3,400-watt Monster audio system. Continue reading Bentley targets audiophiles with custom Continental...Show More Summary
Bentley has teamed up with America’s Monster, a firm specializing in high-performance audio, to create this one-off Continental GT V8 S known as the Monster by Mulliner. Mulliner, of course, is the name of Bentley’s personalization department. The car was rolled out this week at the Consumer Electronics Show and is designed to appeal...
The Bentley Continental GT V8 Speed is an astonishing motor vehicle no matter how you look at it, but at $427,900, it ought to be. This particular car is in reality a fair bit more expensive though, $540,323, to be precise. That’s the drive-away cost including options and all relevant taxes. Of that total amount, […]
What is it?: It’s a car that has been with us in its current generation since 2011, but the basic design has been kicking around since 2003, being both instantly recognisable and a fascinating divider of opinion among modern society. Whatever your thoughts on it, there’s no denying that the Continental GT has been a […]
Back in 1930, Captain Woold Barnato – a Le Mans three-time winner – stacked a Bentley Speed Six against Saudi Arabia’s Blue Train as it traveled through the desert from Cannes to Calais. Barnato found his way into the history books, as he traveled through Calais and headed straight for London. Show More Summary
The Flying Spur is the Bentley that you might sometimes forget exists. It’s not as popular with celebrities and those who love to be seen in the 2016 Bentley Continental GT, and neither is it as awe inspiring as the bigger luxo barge that is the 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Majestic. Show More Summary
The Bentley Continental GT V8 S is more “GT” than the V8 version, with 21bhp more (521bhp) and 20Nm more (680Nm). On the open road, the V8 S is at its best, hauling the GT like it’s a whole tonne lighter. Read the rest of the story at: Boulevard-cruiser: Bentley Continental GT V8 S
With the smaller V8 taking its share of the headlines, it would be all too easy to forget about the novel W12 that powers the Bentley Continental GT. But Xcar is here to remind us of how unique it is. Continue reading Xcar asks why the...Show More Summary
Coming off a successful trip to Bathurst, the refreshed Bentley Continental GT brought its family to the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Improvements to the GT W12, GT Speed and GT V8 S include revised front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser...Show More Summary
Launched about a decade after the range-topping, 12-cylinder model, the Bentley Continental GT in eight-cylinder trim was added to the lineup for two major reasons. First of all, it uses almost 50 percent less fuel than the giant W-12, which helps in some ways to keep the overall Bentley CO2 emissions down. Show More Summary
Launched back in 2003, the Bentley Continental GT is currently enjoying its second youth mainly thanks to its 2011 mid-cycle facelift and the addition of an Audi-sourced V-8 engine as the base model. With Bentley recently adding a more...Show More Summary