Bentley Motors announced full details of This new Bentley Continental GT, the Authoritative Grand Tourer. Designed, Engineered and handmade in Britain, the new third-generation Bentley Continental GT combines spirited, focused performance with handcrafted luxury and cutting-edge technologies, to create the best Grand Tourer ever created.
2018 Bentley Continental GT Exterior and Interior
The new Continental GT has remained comparatively evolutionary in terms Of styling and the dimensions will remain about the same, though front and rear overhangs do appear shorter meaning a heightened wheelbase for more cabin space. The front includes a traditional Bentley grille, with dramatic headlights similar to the ones used in the brand new Bentayga SUV.
Overall, styling echoes the EXP 10 Speed Six concepts which have been shown In the Geneva Motor Show in 2015, but Bentley is also rumored to launch an extra smaller, sportier model based on that particular idea. This means it is likely to introduce some key changes to allow for a distinction between models.
The new Continental GT’s inside is as sumptuous as you’d expect, Continuing the Bentley convention of utilizing top-notch materials and using a luxurious texture. The Continental shares much of the interior design using all the Bentayga, but Bentley may add even more technology for example its own version of Audi’s virtual cockpit to future-proof the layout. Naturally, a slick infotainment system and Apple CarPlay may also feature.
In terms of space, the traditional 2+2 layout remains intact, with Plenty of space for 2 to travel in comfort or four in a pinch, even on continent-crossing excursions. The longer wheelbase of the new car should improve this much more, and frees up more luggage space over the old version — not that it had been lacking in that department.
2018 Bentley Continental GT Under the Hood
Bentley is basing its new Continental GT on the upcoming MSB platform which will be used throughout Volkswagen Group products, such as another Porsche Panamera. As a consequence, you can expect the superb refinement and relaxation of the current car to be carried through, although the use of aluminum in structure should produce the new model considerably lighter than preceding generations aiding performance and efficiency.
Bentley launched an upgraded 6.0-liter W12 engine at the Bentayga and this will be the flagship engine in the new Continental GT. It’ll likely produce more than 600hp and should Give catastrophic performance with low fuel economy compared to the current version. There should also be an upgraded version of the current turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine, maybe followed by a plug-in hybrid capable of generating more than 400hp while using very little fuel.
2018 Bentley Continental GT price and launch date
It seems improbable that Bentley will bill anything less than £150,000 for the new Continental GT — a figure which reflects a Relatively small increase over the present version. Nevertheless, most Bentleys do not leave the showroom without choices costing many thousands Of pounds so that the W12 variant might end up costing up of £200,000.