Once again we return to the Bentley Continental with the GT and Flying Spur in the range, and an restyling . At the Geneva Motor Show the British firm will present a new facelift for its flagship models, despite carrying on the market 12 years, continues to enjoy a very good commercial health, making Bentley sales grow year after year.
The major changes Bentley Continental GT gets the focus on the front. This Gran Turismo gets a redesigned bumper with a more sporty look, a slightly smaller grille and a more pronounced fins premiere u n air intake with the shape of the letter B brand, as he released the SUV brand, Bentley Bentayga.
At the rear, the tailgate adopts ways more pronounced rear spoiler while the bumper design also changes slightly, with a new chrome strip. Versions V8 S and GT Speed receive a new rear diffuser , to differentiate a bit more than other models in the range, with a sportier look.
The changes to the exterior end with new designs of alloy wheels 20 and 21 “and three new colors to the range two metallic blue, one very clear, and added gold.
Inside the changes are focused on the design of the seats with new pattern at the seams . The steering wheel is also new and can be optionally choose to sport one more ergonomic and larger cam in metallic finish. The box watches also modernizing competo and now looks for new dials with LED lighting. Now the shifter has a black base while the V8 and V8 S models have a hidden compartment between the rear seats which can be put to charge mobile devices.
Further improvements correspond to the internal finishing options, such as leather for quality versions W12 GT and GT Speed and new skin colors in the catalog. The Continental GT V8 and W12 S may also have the Alcantara-trimmed interior. The WiFi connectivity is another option in addition to the catalog of the Continental range.
More power and less consumption
With this restyling, Bentley continues to refine their motor 6.0-liter W12 and twin charged. The engine goes to deliver 575 horses and 700 Nm at 590 horses and 720 Nm torque. But best of all, this new engine is 5% more efficient, since the technology selective disconnection of cylinders is incorporated, disabling in low load six of the twelve cylinders. The average consumption is 14.1 liters per 100
For the Continental Flying Spur, the horses W12 625 and 800 Nm of torque consumption improved by also applying the selective disconnection of cylinders. The saloon not receive cosmetic changes on the outside.
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