New Images of Bentley Continental GT and GTC V8 Revealed


The debut date remains unconfirmed but these new images suggest it'll happen sooner rather than later.

Ahead of the car's impending launch, a date that has yet to be confirmed, Bentley has decided to release some new photos of both the new V8 Continental GT & GTC. There's no confirmation of the price in the US, but in the UK it will have a base price of £123,850 and in Europe the price tag's 136,000 Euros. A 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, rated at 500hp and 487lb-ft of torque, powers the Continental range's entry level models.

According to Bentley, the V8 is 40 percent more fuel efficient than the 6.0-liter W12 flagship model; the result is that V8 Continentals can travel over 500 miles on a single tank of fuel. Standstill to 62mph is timed at 4.8 seconds en route to a top speed of 188mph. A slightly modified exterior is what distinguishes the V8 from its W12 big brother, including a glossy black grille with chrome and center bar, a black mesh three-segment front bumper fascia and a red enamel Bentley 'B' badge.


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