2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 S – Images, Specifications and Information

17 Nov 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 S – Images, Specifications and Information
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The appeal of the world’s most luxury grand tourer is with the introduction of the new, Continental GT V8 S. Available as both a and convertible, the new GT V8 S models bring excitement to the Continental range lowered and retuned sports sharper steering, dramatic signature styling cues and a soundtrack from the uprated V8

These two new models expand the family and provide an even engaging driving experience Bentley’s already renowned twin-turbo V8 powertrain. The new Continental GT V8 S and Convertible will be unveiled at the Show on 10th September,

Commenting on the introduction of the two new S models, Dr Schreiber, Chairman and Chief Bentley Motors, said:

The Continental is the definitive grand Its effortless performance, generous handcrafted luxury and all-wheel capability take you on a journey in style and comfort. Now, for customers who want even drama and excitement, the sharper, edge of the new GT V8 S adds a new dimension to the range.

Building on the success of the acclaimed GT V8, the new GT V8 S models feature a more version of Bentley’s high-efficiency twin-turbo V8 engine developing 521 bhp PS / 389 KW) at 6,000 rev/min and an immense torque of 680 Nm (502 lb.ft) at a 1,700 rev/min.

Delivered via a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission, the power provides effortless, high performance with acceleration and imperceptibly smooth delivery. Switch into S via the gear selector and the V8 S rewards the driver with a sharpened response while gears are for longer with faster

The GT V8 S coupe dispatches the 0-60 mph in just 4.3 seconds (0-100 in 4.5s) onto a top speed of 192 mph km/h). The performance of the GT V8 S convertible is impressive, reaching 60 mph from a start in 4.5 seconds (0-100km/h in and a top speed of 191mph (308km/h).

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The increased performance is achieved detriment to the V8 engine’s class-leading economy and CO2 emissions, or its ability to more than 500 miles km) between fill-ups.

The new GT V8 S coupe a combined cycle fuel of 26.8 mpg (10.6 l/100km) and CO2 of 246 g/km. The equivalent figures for the are 25.9 mpg (10.9 l/100km) and 254

This impressive combination of performance and economy is the result of an of advanced technologies employed in the of the Bentley V8 engine. Variable in which four of the eight shut down when reduces fuel consumption any loss of refinement. When power is required, the engine back automatically and seamlessly to the eight cylinders.

The high-technology V8 engine also high pressure direct low friction bearings, advanced management, energy recuperation via the charging system and innovative packaging for greater efficiency.

The V8 engine’s variable displacement presented a unique challenge for exhaust engineers. When on a light throttle in 4-cylinder the exhaust system is tuned for while maintaining a distinctive V8 However, under acceleration the of the system changes dramatically as the turbo-charged Bentley V8 transforms an emotive growl.

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