2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed | Digital Trends

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2013 Bentley Continental GT tops out at 205 mph

Bentley recently an updated version of its Continental GT at the Detroit auto show, and already working on new variants. The Continental GT spawned performance like the Speed and Supersports. The model is no different: a new Continental GT is on its way, and it is the fastest Bentley

The biggest new for Bentley in 2013 is it’s offering a smaller (a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8) for better economy. That was not a priority for engineers, who stuck with the twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12. The big output was increased to 616 horsepower and 590 of torque, compared to the old Continental GT 600 hp and 553 lb-ft.

Bentley says that is power to propel the 2013 GT Speed to 205 mph, making it the production car in the company’s history. The model tops the previous GT Speed by 3 mph, and the 2010 Supersports by 1 mph. It may be a small but a win’s a win, right?

The 2013 Continental GT Speed bests its predecessor in acceleration. The old GT could go from zero to 60 mph in 4.3 the new car does in 4.0. However, the Supersports could do zero to 60 in 3.6 probably because of its lighter and slight (five horsepower) advantage.

Despite its name the new GT Speed all about speed. Bentley the previous model’s six-speed transmission with a close-ratio from ZF. Bentley says will improve acceleration, and economy.

Last year’s GT was rated at 10 mpg city, 17 highway; the EPA has not the new car.

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When it comes to performance, really is competing against The Continental is a luxurious land that the British company trying to turn into an Cup winner, and that is pretty

Take the Ferrari FF. Like the it seats four people and has drive. It bests the Bentley in (3.5 seconds to 60 mph) and top (208 mph) but, a Ferrari, it is more focused on

The FF is lighter and more powerful the GT Speed. It also comes Ferrari technology, like a transmission.

Regardless of how it stacks up competitors, the GT Speed definitely has a in the market. Who wouldn’t want a 5,000+ pound car that can go 205

Bentley did not say how much the 2013 GT Speed will cost, but the old stickered for $213,995. It will be on June 29 at the Goodwood Festival of If you want one, Bentley is orders; deliveries begin in

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