Many years in the past, Bentley Continental GT hasn’t radically changed your design and performances. Sometimes it adopts minor updates and goes forward. But now we talk about the new generation of this grand tourer car which comes in the third iteration. That’s right, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT is getting inspiration based on EXP 10 Speed 6 concept which is shown last year. If you familiar with this luxury coupe you must know that is underpinning on Porsche’s MSB shortened platform. Further, this platform comes in new Porsche Panamera and Volkswagen Phaeton. In addition, this sports car offers sleeker exterior design, luxury interior and a wide range of powerful engines. Carmaker thinks that will that be enough for fans and potential customers. Let’s go to see details under the skin, and world premier is scheduled for 2017.
2018 Bentley Continental GT – Exterior & Interior
What kind of changes you expect? First of all, you can expect the evolution of current design with some innovations like headlights, wheels and another change on the rear end. In addition, 2018 Bentley Continental GT has excellent aerodynamic panels and sheet metal which increases driving performances. It’s not necessary to mention aluminum and other lightweight components which reduce overall weight. In the other hand, cabin adopts 2+2 seating arrangement just like in Panamera. You will also be surprised with dual instrument panel design with the analog speedometer. Inside will everything be wrapping in leather such as the dashboard, three-spoke steering wheel, seats and much more. The luxury concept includes aluminum details in the cabin and much more. Finally, in the middle of the center console is found Tesla’s display screen with gadgets etc.
2018 Bentley Continental GT – Specs
The specification will be freed of hybrid which is intended for Bentley Flying Spur version. A basic option could be a V6 gasoline engine. Next level is twin turbo 4.0-liter V-8 with more power than V6. For people who want a beast on the road, Bentley is preparing 6.0-liter W-12 engine. Our investigation indicates on acceleration from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. Top speed is 195 mph what presents the unbelievable result. Six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission sends power to rear and all-wheel drive. The 2018 Bentley Continental GT has special tires, brakes and safety systems for passenger protection. For that reason, Bentley is always being a synonym for the prestigious and powerful car.
Two key competitors are world bestseller cars Aston Martin DB11 and Mercedes-AMG SL65. Basic price is $193,500 and can reach over $200,000.