Bentley have unveiled their updated version of the flagship performance model – the Bentley Continental GT Speed (2013).
The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed is based on the latest version of the model, which has received a lower and stiffer suspension and a more powerful engine. The 2013 Conti GT Speed hides under its hood a 6.0-litre, 48-valve, four-cam, twin turbocharged W12 monster of an engine, which spits out 625 PS (616 bhp/460 kW) at 6000 rpm and 800 Nm of torque. Despite the 2013 Continental GT Speed’s size and weight, this engine is able to take it from zero to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds). Bentley’s latest GT Speed (2013) is rated with a top speed of 205 mph (329 km/h). As expected, the 2013 GT Speed gets a close-ratio, ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox. Bentley does not disclose any efficiency figures regarding the 2013 Conti GT Speed, however, they do mention they managed to reduce its CO2 emissions by 12%.
Some of distinctive design details of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed include its 21-inch alloys, its dark front grille and lower air intakes, and its exhaust tailpipes. For the interior of the 2013 Continental GT Speed, Bentley is offering the Mulliner Driving Specification as standard, as well as other styling part.
The 2013 Continental GT Speed comes as standard with permanent all-wheel drive, and a central Torsen differential. The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed’s price has not been announced, but the British brand says it’s going to unveil it at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed.