|2016 Bentley Continental GT Convertible|
2016 Bentley Continental GT Convertible The Bentley Continental GT is refreshed with a complement of latest exterior design aspects, aimed toward sharpening the on-avenue presence of the long-lasting Grand Tourer. A new front bumper combines with a smaller radiator shell and new, more said fenders to lend a more assertive and optimistic stance to the front of the auto. The fenders now characteristic a brand new vent, whole with a swish metallic "B" adornment, which serve to stress and increase the famend Bentley "power line" that flows rearwards from the front arches. New shiny chrome fender badges for the V8 S and W12 models now suit these applied to the GT pace.
On the rear of the auto, the boot lid is now more sculpted, with a said aerodynamic profile to the trailing part. The rear bumper has been reshaped and widened for an brought sense of vigour, and now features full-width brightware. The V8 S and GT pace additionally acquire a new rear diffuser design to additional differentiate the performance-focused contributors of the Continental family.
The revisions to the exterior aesthetic are completed with the addition of recent wheels to the variety of 20" and 21" designs to be had. The regular wheel for the GT V8 and GT W12 becomes a new 20", six-tri-spoke wheel, in painted conclude for the V8 and bright machined for the W12. The Mulliner riding Specification wheel changes to a brand new 21" seven-twin-spoke design, finished in Graphite gray with shiny machined spokes. Ultimately, a brand new 21" five-spoke directional physical games wheel joins the existing 21" design on hand for the V8 S and GT velocity.
Improving the GT's iconic silhouette additional, three new paint colors are available: Marlin (a wealthy steel blue), Camel (a delicate golden tone) and Jetstream (a mild, shiny metallic blue).
Brand new Refinements to an Unrivalled Cabin
The visual upgrades continue inside the luxurious cabin of the Continental range. A brand new and contemporary straight-fluting pattern adorns the 4 generous seats, while the Mulliner using Specification (typical on GT pace) gains a tightened, "small-diamond" quilting pattern paying homage to a tailor-made British jacket. Driver controls are all-new, with an non-compulsory, more ergonomic and sporting activities-oriented steering wheel and greater gear-shift paddles incorporating tactile knurled steel embellishers.
Brightware elements throughout the console are updated, the driver's instrument panel receives new dials and graphics for a refreshed, extra cutting-edge seem, and the fantastic thing about the brand new inside is now illuminated through LEDs. The centre console additionally elements a new black equipment lever surround, unifying the variety of all driver controls. For V8 and V8 S coupe items, a new hidden storage compartment is outfitted between the rear seats, ready of accommodating and charging electronic instruments together with iPads.
In addition to the changes to the regular specification, a brand new variety of not obligatory inside elements has been developed.
GT W12 and GT velocity items can now be specific with new, softer semi-aniline cover for the seat cushions and backrests, symbolize the absolute best first-class of leather to be had in the automobile market and giving an much more at ease, steeply-priced and ordinary think. Two new leather-based colors become a member of the Continental range for 2015 - Shortbread and Camel.
Furthermore, the headlining of GT V8 S, GT W12 and velocity coupe units is now on hand in Alcantara®, color matched to all 17 of the on hand interior hide colours.
Onboard WiFi, providing connectivity to all handheld gadgets within the car is also now to be had across the Continental household.
W12 efficiency and efficiency Continues
underneath the revised skin of the Continental GT W12 lie three changes to the mighty 6.0-litre twin faster W12 powertrain. First of all, the engine receives a vigour and torque develop, from 575 PS (567 bhp / 423 kW) and seven-hundred Nm (516 lb.Toes) to 590 PS (582 bhp / 434 kW) and 720 Nm (531 lb.Toes), to maintain the model's popularity of easy efficiency.
The vigour improve is accompanied via improvements to gasoline economic system of up to 5%. The GT W12 now involves a variable displacement process and the brand new evolution is in a position to run at section throttle on six of its 12 cylinders to lessen gas consumption without sacrificing refinement and presents curb CO2 emissions of 329 g/km and mixed fuel economic climate of 20 mpg (14.1 litres/a hundred km).