Unparalleled performance, superior design and unrivalled style can be said to be the three pillars that define supercars, the pinnacle of automotive engineering. And among them all is one car that stands out as the top of the crop, with outstanding luxurious comfort effortlessly combined with satisfying a greed for speed. Enter the Bentley Continental GT. Debuted at the 2003 Geneva Motor Show.
The demeanour of the Bentley Continental GT is simultaneously refined, classy and imposing. Its contours are expressive yet elegant. Its interior modest yet sumptuous. Its performance powerful yet exquisite. Welcome to a great example of the tasteful luxury that defines classic British brands.
While most supercars today offer as much focus on comfort and usability as they do on speed, the Continental GT offers extreme reliability across long distances, coupled with the luxurious comfort that’s by now synonymous with Bentley. Here is a proper grand tourer, possibly the best GT in the world.
The Continental GT is precision-engineered for the highest performance among all of Bentley’s extraordinary creations. A hefty twin-turbo engine extracts supercar performance from the Coupe or Convertible’s equally hefty frame. With a 6.0 litre W12 engine, the Continental GT accelerates to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds to a top speed of 209 mph. With a 4.0 litre V8 engine, it accelerates to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds to a top speed of 191 mph.
Focused on traversing continents rather than being track-focused, the Continental GT’s lack of nimbleness due to this monstrous power is counteracted with superior intelligence for the smoothest drive. Four dynamic driving modes modify the Bentley’s performance to suit city driving, cross-country cruising and speed thrills on long open stretches. Add all-wheel drive road holding, traction, air suspension, eight-speed automatic transmission and carbon ceramic braking system, and you get what must be one of the best driving experiences available today.
Take the Bentley for a spin
Now imagine that drive in unbelievably comfortable seats within a tactile interior that spells extraordinary craftsmanship as well as plenty of space. The classy digital dashboard and infotainment system are just the cherry on the cake.
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