North American debut happening this weekend at Pebble Beach.
The Bentley Continental GT3-R will make its North American debut this weekend at Pebble Beach as the British carmaker attempts to lure buyers to snap up its GT3 race car inspired creation. Just 99 units are slated for the US, with prices starting at $337,000 and deliveries scheduled for the start of 2015. Bentley claims the Continental GT3-R is the “fastest-ever accelerating” road car it has ever built.
Powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with 572 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque, combined with 220 lbs. less weight compared to the GT V8 S, 0-60 mph happens in just 3.6 seconds. The GT3-R rides on a set of 21-inch forged wheels housing a Carbon Silicon Carbide (CSiC) braking system. Inside, the rear seats are replaced by a luggage bench, while the new and improved front seats are covered in Beluga black leather and Alcantara. The exterior is distinguished by a new carbon-fiber front splitter and rear spoiler, and two new hood vents. All GT3-Rs will be painted in Glacier White with gloss black trim and two-tone green “power lines.”