In the photo: Bentley Continental GT speed review

In the photo: Bentley Continental GT speed review


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Bentley Continental GT Speed


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Bentley Continental GT Speed

This Continental GT Speedster will undoubtedly be one of the last W12-powered Bentleys built in Crewe.


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Under the lines of this luxury coupe hides the technical platform of the Porsche Panamera.


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The suspension is less padded than in the Flying Spur sedan, and rolling noise is more prevalent on abrasive surfaces.


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It is only in Sport mode that the difference from the old GT W12 is noticeable.


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This luxury coupe is capable of leaving behind many sports cars. Interesting!


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For its Continental GT Speed, Bentley likes to highlight its “Blackline”, which consists of replacing all chrome elements with others in glossy black. The option is an invoice of €3,978.


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Daylights are crystal clear.


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As an option, it is possible to choose aluminum colored grilles.


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The number 12 in the relief in this part of the air betrays the presence of the W12 under the hood.


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The 22-inch rims can adopt this new finish with smoked varnish. The 440 mm disk is the largest in the world production.


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Those Speed ​​logos on the front fenders are among the few details to signal the new things.


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This small carbon spoiler is part of the “Styling specifications” package, which also includes carbon side sills. The total amount is paid at €11,022.


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To open the chest, press B in the middle of the logo.


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Even the end of the tank cap is clean.


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Akrapovic’s signature titanium exhaust line retains a muted sound.


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The W12 produces 659 hp, powerfully, discreetly and linearly.


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It is possible to lower the four side windows to enjoy fresh air.


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Here is perhaps one of the most beautiful interiors of a production car in the world. The customization possibilities are endless, the quality of the materials is exceptional.


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Thanks to the many physical buttons, ergonomics is easy. It’s too bad that these, in plastic, are taken from Audi without more makeup.


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The digital instrument cluster is similar to that offered by Audi. We can regret that a brand with such a traditional image has abandoned needle dials.


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The night vision system makes it possible to detect pedestrians and animals faster.


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It is possible to display the navigation map in a large format, but the rev counter does not disappear.


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By default, the Speed ​​upholstery combines leather and Alcantara. It is possible to get a full skin on request.


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It is possible to return the middle screen by pressing a simple button. Then three dials appear: an external thermometer, a compass and a stopwatch. This rotating screen is an option for €5,844.


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The center screen is slow to start, the voice command is not even as effective as that of the BMW 1 Series and the route calculation takes very poor account of traffic. To upgrade quickly!


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Three driving modes are offered, including a configurable one, called Custom.


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The display brings together seating arrangements and ambient lighting.


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The central console can adopt a new aluminum cover covered with smoked varnish.


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Bentley places an analog clock between the two center console air vents.


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The name Speed ​​​​is also visible in front of the passenger. Groove that wears the air conditioning and other features are optional, for €2,244.


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Seats are cut for long journeys. They are heating, ventilation and massage.


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Upholstery finishing is a Bentley specialty. The two-tone cut of our test model is Speed ​​specific.


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The mechanical arm is close to the seat belt, placed in the back.


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Back, we are better installed than in Aston Martin DBS or Porsche 911. It is possible to travel with four adults, certainly not too big.


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The 358 liter trunk is correct, but the modularity is missing.


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Four recessed windows allow you to enjoy the beautiful outdoors.


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