|2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed|
2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed The Bentley Continental GT is refreshed with a complement of latest exterior design facets, geared toward sharpening the on-street presence of the enduring Grand Tourer. A brand new entrance 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 automobile. The fenders now function a brand new vent, whole with a graceful steel "B" adornment, which serve to stress and enhance the famend Bentley "energy line" that flows rearwards from the front arches. New shiny chrome fender badges for the V8 S and W12 items now fit those utilized to the GT pace.
On the rear of the car, the boot lid is now more sculpted, with a reported aerodynamic profile to the trailing area. The rear bumper has been reshaped and widened for an introduced experience of vigor, and now facets full-width brightware. The V8 S and GT pace additionally gain a new rear diffuser design to additional differentiate the efficiency-centered members of the Continental household.
The revisions to the exterior aesthetic are accomplished with the addition of latest wheels to the variety of 20" and 21" designs available. The usual wheel for the GT V8 and GT W12 becomes a brand 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, completed in Graphite grey with bright machined spokes. In the end, a new 21" five-spoke directional physical activities wheel joins the present 21" design to be had for the V8 S and GT speed.
Enhancing the GT's iconic silhouette further, three new paint colours are on hand: Marlin (a rich metal blue), Camel (a delicate golden tone) and Jetstream (a gentle, brilliant steel blue).
Today's Refinements to an Unrivalled Cabin
The visual improvements continue within the luxurious cabin of the Continental range. A new and modern straight-fluting pattern adorns the four beneficiant seats, at the same time the Mulliner riding Specification (standard on GT speed) good points a tightened, "small-diamond" quilting pattern harking back to a tailor-made British jacket. Driver controls are all-new, with an not obligatory, extra ergonomic and sporting activities-oriented steerage wheel and larger apparatus-shift paddles incorporating tactile knurled steel embellishers.
Brightware elements across the console are up-to-date, the motive force's instrument panel receives new dials and portraits for a refreshed, extra modern day appear, and the fantastic thing about the new interior is now illuminated by using LEDs. The centre console additionally features a brand new black gear lever encompass, unifying the sort of all driver controls. For V8 and V8 S coupe models, a new hidden storage compartment is fitted between the rear seats, in a position of accommodating and charging digital instruments including iPads.
Furthermore to the changes to the typical specification, a brand new range of not obligatory interior features has been developed.
GT W12 and GT velocity items can now be specific with new, softer semi-aniline disguise for the seat cushions and backrests, represent the perfect first-rate of leather to be had in the car market and giving an much more comfy, pricey and usual think. Two new leather-based colours become a member of the Continental range for 2015 - Shortbread and Camel.
Moreover, the headlining of GT V8 S, GT W12 and velocity coupe models is now available in Alcantara®, color matched to all 17 of the on hand interior cover colors.
Onboard WiFi, providing connectivity to all handheld devices in the car is also now on hand across the Continental family.
W12 performance and effectivity Continues
beneath the revised epidermis of the Continental GT W12 lie three alterations to the mighty 6.Zero-litre twin faster W12 powertrain. First of all, the engine receives a energy and torque broaden, from 575 PS (567 bhp / 423 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb.Ft) to 590 PS (582 bhp / 434 kW) and 720 Nm (531 lb.Ft), to maintain the mannequin's reputation of easy efficiency.
The vigor improve is accompanied with the aid of upgrades to gasoline financial system of up to 5%. The GT W12 now entails a variable displacement procedure and the brand new evolution is ready to run at part throttle on six of its 12 cylinders to cut back gas consumption without sacrificing refinement and offers lower CO2 emissions of 329 g/km and combined gas economic climate of 20 mpg (14.1 litres/one hundred km).