Bentley Continental GT Speed introduced
- by Abhishek Chaliha
- Feb 4, 2013
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The new Bentley Continental GT Speed introduced in India is powered by the company's 6.0 litre W12 engine that now develops 625PS of power and 800Nm of torque, it is mated to an eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox. Bentley is yet to announce prices for the luxury super car in the country
Bentley has been consistently making fast four seater luxury cars for a while now and the Continental GT Speed is their latest avatar of a seriously fast four-seater luxury lounge.
Now available in India, the new Bentley Continental GT Speed is powered by a 6.0 litre twin turbo charged W12 engine that generates 625PS of power and 800Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a close ratio eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox for savage acceleration and impeccable cruising ability.
The end result is 0-100 km/h in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 325 km/h for the latest sporty four-seater Bentley.
Bentley also states that the new Continental GT Speed is also 13 per cent more fuel efficient than its predecessor.
The chassis of the Continental GT has been tuned for the ‘Speed’ spec and the suspension lowered to reduce body roll around corners at speeds. The luxury super car also gets 21 inch wheels along with a darkened grille and front bumper intakes.
To keep all the power in check the Continental GT Speed is armed with a host of braking and safety features such as traction control, anti-lock brakes, electronic brake force distribution, hydraulic brake assistance, drag torque control and aquaplane detection.
Inside, hand crafted luxury materials can be tailored to the choice of the customer from a wide range of materials. There is also a touch screen infotainment system that has 15GB of storage space, and an array of features such as iPod, SD card and mp3 connectivity, six CD changer, point of interest mapping, optional satellite landscape imagery, live traffic data and digital radio (depending on signal availability).
“We are ecstatic to launch the Bentley Continental GT Speed in India. The car has been making waves in the international arena and is sure to impress our customers in the growing Indian luxury auto market. The epitome of luxury, Bentley with its latest product has produced the most powerful two-door model in the Continental family. The new GT Speed has supreme levels of performance with no compromise in comfort, refinement, craftsmanship and quality,” said, Satya Bagla, Managing Director.
Bentley has not announced prices of the new Continental GT Speed in India as of now, the company is expected to finalise the price soon.
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