Bentley Motors has a rich heritage of close to 10 decades as a marquee name in British auto manufacturing.
The company has unveiled its 2014 Continental GT V8 S.
It comes in a convertible and coupe version, the model is distinguished by an additional 21 horsepower, a revised suspension as well as increased performance figures.
|Vehicle Type: Coupe||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 24 gals (90 L)||MPG: 15 city / 24 hwy|
|Length: 189.2 in. (480.6 cm)||Wheel Base: 108.1 in. (274.6 cm)|
|Height: 55.3 in. (140.4 cm)||Width: 75.7 in. (194.3 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 5060 lbs (2295 kg)||Ground Clearance: NA|
|Luggage Capacity: 12.6 cu ft||Maximum Seating: 2+2|
|Engine: V8 Twin Turbo DOHC||Displacement: 4.0 Liter|
|Horsepower: 521 HP||Max RPM: 6000 RPM|
|Torque: 502 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm||Transmission: 8-Speed ZF Automatic|
|0-60 mph: 4.3 seconds||Maximum Speed: 192 mph (309 km/h)|
Under the hood, Bentley has placed a twin-turbocharged 4.0 liter V8 engine to deliver 521 horsepower to go with 502 lb ft of torque at 1,700 rpm.
The engine is mated to the close-ratio ZF 8 speed automatic transmission. The coupe version sprints 0-60 mph in only 4.3 seconds. The convertible sprints 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds.
The top speed of the coup model is 192 mph, while the top speed of the convertible model is 191 mph.
The car is the sportier version of the base Continental GT V8 and is made distinct by its more dramatic appearance. Bentley opted for the lowered ride height that provides a sleeker and a more purposeful stance, while the exterior is complemented by the sharp front splitter, a subtle rear diffuser and discrete side sills.
Other unique features comprise a black gloss radiator grille with one chrome divider bar, special exhaust system and special V8 S badges.
You can order the car in seventeen different colors, two of which were specifically designed for the new model: the new Monaco Yellow and Kingfisher Blue.
Like any other Continental GT model, the new model provides an interior full of soft-touch leathers, polished metals, wood veneers, as well as deep-pile carpeting. The interior comes with an array of stunning duo-tone leather.
The technological features installed in the 2014 Continental GT V8 S comprise of an audio system, air suspension settings, telephone system, advanced technology infotainment, and an on-board hard drive with a 30GB capacity.