2008 Bentley Continental GT Speed Price, Specs & More | RSportsCars.com

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New 600 bhp Continental GT Speed Offers Driving Experience

The Continental GT is the most powerful production ever and the first to top 200 mph. A addition to the company’s highly Continental series, the GT Speed the appeal of the Continental GT coupe to enthusiasts who place a high on outright performance and agile

The exterior style of the new Continental GT and GT models is defined by a wider, air intake and more upright grille that also increased airflow to the more GT Speed. Its 600 bhp W12 engine develops 15 more torque and nine more power than the Continental GT, while engine is optimized by the use of lower friction, components and a new engine management The resultant performance is exceptional, a top speed of 202 mph, a zero to 60 mph time of just 4.3 seconds and overtaking capability.

Complementing the Continental GT Speed’s performance is its unique chassis that delivers tauter and improved agility, with wider 9.5J 20-inch and bespoke performance tires as fitment. Fade-resistant carbon brakes are available as an option. design touches, including a front grille and larger tailpipes, reinforce the sporting of the Continental GT Speed.

Inspiration for the GT Speed came the legendary ‘Speed’ models first appeared in 1923. The Bentley 3-liter had already Bentley’s engineering superiority in of roadholding, handling and braking, but Bentley, the company’s founder, the market potential for a more version aimed at the enthusiast who demanded superior performance.

His response, the 3-litre ‘Speed complete with twin SU and a higher compression ratio became one of the most coveted of all

Subtle Changes to the Design

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The changes to the frontal appearance are to both the GT and the new GT Speed. The subtly front grille, now more has a more pronounced square accentuating the GT’s distinctive profile. Beneath the grille, the lower bumper design a wider central air intake emphasizes the sporting stance of the new

Chromed bezels around the complement the new frontal design.

The GT Speed is distinguished from the GT by its dark-tinted chrome matrix to the main and lower air intakes. chromed grilles may be specified at no cost. At the rear, a black bumper valance and wider, exhaust tailpipes emphasize the GT sporting character, reinforced by new 20-inch sports alloy

As an option, these may be specified a dark chromed finish.

The GT cabin is based on that of the Driving Specification (a cost on the standard GT). It includes a of veneers (Burr Walnut, Stained Burr Walnut and Black), Diamond-quilted hide with embroidered Bentley indented hide headlining, a alloy gearlever, three-spoke sports steering wheel, alloy foot-pedals as well as logos to the treadplates.

A range of Mulliner options further opportunities for personalization fascia panels, header and console in bright aluminum or, to the GT Speed, dark tint (compatible only with Stained Burr Walnut or Piano Black veneer and tone interior color The Continental GT also benefits a new Bentley ‘B’ brake

Continental GT and GT Speed customers a choice of 16 ‘standard’ paint and 17 premium grade leather colors, including two new exterior colors (Cumbrian Green and and two new interior leather hide (Newmarket Tan and Cumbrian Green). also have the option to from the Arnage color or choose Bentley’s color-matching to produce a bespoke color of choice.

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