Bentley Continental GT News

  • 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports

    Bentley's flex-fuel Continental Supersports recently broke ground as the first ethanol-burner from the brand, and with this week's announcement of the price of the car, its cash-burning abilities are known too. Taking its slot as the most powerful and fastest Bentley ever, the Supersports is also the most expensive Continental ever. It's not the most expensive Bentley - that honor falls to the Arnage - and the Azure is also more expensive. But the $267,000 base price tag of the Continental Supersports puts it about 33% above the Continental GT Speed's starting price of $203,600. Add on top...

  • Project Kahn Bentley Continental Flying Spur
    Project Kahn takes on the Bentley Continental Flying Spur

    By now we've all probably heard of Project Kahn, a British outfit that specializes in customizing certain models from prestige automotive brands such as Aston Martin, Ferrari and Mercedes Benz among others. Now, the folks at Kahn have unveiled their latest transformation, this time taking the...

  • Hamann Imperator Bentley Continental GT Speed
    Hamann’s Imperator adds power and presence to the already impressive GT Speed

    German tuner and custom coachbuilder Hamann is perhaps best known for its work with BMW's machines, but now it has unveiled a new kit for the Bentley Continental GT and GT Speed. Called the Imperator, designers have completely reconstructed the front-end of the car for the latest addition to...

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    Premier4509 Bentley Continental GT: elegant aero

    Common adjectives applied to tuner-modified Bentleys include: gaudy, excessive, and hideous. The Premier4509 won't be falling victim to such criticism, however, as its sleek lines and highly aerodynamic profile actually fit with the overall theme of the car. Rather than going the route of its last...

  • Mansory Bentley Continental GT Speed
    Power and prestige underscore Mansory’s latest working of the Bentley Continental GT Speed

    German tuner Mansory chose the Geneva Motor Show to unveil its latest customization effort, a reworked Bentley Continental GT Speed. The modifications consist of both engine and aerodynamic changes, and give the car a sportier than the originally understated Bentley and plenty of extra power to...

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    Bentley Continental GT goes under edo's knife

    It's not often that an aftermarket tuner and the OEM they're working on end up chasing the same goal, but in the case of Bentley's brand-new Supersports and edo's Speed GT, it's happened. Setting the goal of building Bentley's fastest GT ever, both came to very similar conclusions, using the...

  • 2010 Bentley Continental GTC Speed

    Bentley’s sporty GT Speed coupe has been on sale since August 2007 and back in June last year we saw the introduction of the Flying Spur Speed saloon. However, there’s one more derivative of the Bentley Continental family that is yet to receive the Speed treatment and that is the stylish GTC convertible, which is set to make its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The new model is Bentley’s most powerful convertible ever and inspired by Bentley’s legendary ‘Speed Models’ from the 1920s. Like the previous Flying Spur and GT models, the GTC Speed will...

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    Hamann announces upgrade program for Bentley Continental GT and GT Speed

    German tuner and custom coachbuilder Hamann is perhaps best known for its work with BMW's machines, but now it has unveiled its plans for an upgrade program for the Bentley Continental GT and GT Speed. Full details of the upgrade kit are yet to be revealed, but so far Hamann has released these four...

  • 2010 Bentley Continental GTC Speed spy shots
    Spy shots: 2010 Bentley Continental GTC Speed

    Bentley’s sporty GT Speed coupe has been on sale since August of last year and back in June of this year we saw the introduction of the Flying Spur Speed saloon. However, there’s one more derivative of the Bentley Continental family that is yet to receive the Speed treatment and that is...

  • ASI Bentley Continental GTC
    ASI reveals new bodykit for Bentley drop top

    Japanese tuners Accuracy.Spirit.Imagination (ASI) have revealed a new kit for the Bentley Continental GTC drop top. ASI's exclusive work with Bentleys has given the Japanese company a well-earned reputation amongst other tuners, and their latest kit gives the British-built Bentley Continental GTC a...

  • Bentley Continental GT Black Bison Edition by Wald
    Bentley Continental GT Black Bison Edition by Wald

    Japanese tuning house Wald International has a wide range of styling and performance kits for nearly every major luxury car brand on the market. It’s no surprise the company has turned its hand to one of the most exclusive and powerful cars on the planet, then, and the resulting restyle shows...

  • 800HP ASI tuned Bentley Continental GT
    800HP ASI tuned Bentley Continental GT

    Japanese tuner ASI (Accuracy.Spirit.Imagination) has been making midnight-club editions of the Bentley Continental GT for some time now. Their latest tuner-take on the Bentley Continental GT goes by the name of of the ASI Tetsu GTR, and whether you love it or hate it, you have to respect its...

  • Electric Bentley Continental DC wins Greenpower race

    Bentley has shown off its green credentials with a win in the Greenpower Corporate Challenge that took place at a race circuit in Goodwood over the weekend. Bentley’s entry in the challenge was the Continental DC (Direct Current), a small single-seater vehicle built out of carbon fiber and powered by a 24-volt motor. The compact motor develops just 0.5hp and 7Nm (5.1lb-ft) of torque. This is enough to propel the vehicle to a top speed of 40mph over a range of about 80 miles on a single charge. Full carbon-fiber construction, from the 16in wheels to the monocoque body, ensures the...

  • Premier4509 widebody kit for Bentley Continental GT
    Premier4509 widebody kit for Bentley Continental GT

    Japanese tuner Premier4509 (the premium arm of bodykit specialist Veilside) has announced a limited edition widebody aero kit for the Bentley Continental GT that has been released alongside the previous Premier4509 Lamborghini Murcielago kit. The Bentley widebody set will be limited to just 100...

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    Bentley Zagato GTZ Revealed Ahead Of Geneva

    Italian design house Zagato has developed a unique coachbuilt body for Bentley’s new Continental GT Speed, which it plans to unveil at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. Labeled the 'GTZ', the modified Bentley is just the latest in a long history of coachbuilt cars from Zagato including...

  • Project Kahn Bentley Continental GTS
    Project Kahn Bentley Continental GTS

    Project Kahn’s latest custom kit is the new GTS styling package designed specifically for the Bentley Continental GT ultra-luxury coupe. When creating the new kit, designers were looking to improve on the sporting image of the GT but at the same time conserve the bespoke look of the car. The...

  • Le MANSory widebody Continental GT Coupe
    Le MANSory widebody Continental GT Coupe

    Mansory has released yet another tuning and styling kit for British marque Bentley in the form of the Le MANSory widebody kit for the Continental GT Coupe. Similar in style to the package designed for the GTC drop-top, the new kit includes the same side skirts, pumped fenders, and quad tailpipe...

  • MTM Birkin Edition Bentley Continental GTC
    MTM Birkin Edition Bentley Continental GTC

    Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the Le MANSory Conti GTC at the Frankfurt Motor Show comes the new Birkin Edition GT convertible from rival tuner MTM. Not wanting to distort the classic lines of the standard model, tuners added only a few minor touches to the exterior such as the new boot...

  • Tuner special: Le MANSory Continental GTC

    German tuning haus Mansory showed its latest modified cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show, with center position going to the Le MANSory Bentley Continental GTC, a car designed to pay homage to the famous 24h race. Exclusivity will be guaranteed with only 24 set for production at a heavy cost above the already pricey Conti. Mansory begins with exterior modifications including a new front spoiler integrated with LED permanent daylights, larger air intakes and carbon fibre elements. The car also gets side skirts, larger fenders, and four chrome tailpipes. You also get 22in wheels with 305mm rubber...

  • Bentley's facelifted Continental GT and new GT Speed
    Bentley's facelifted Continental GT and new GT Speed

    Bentley has revealed its facelifted Continental GT as well as the new GT Speed, the fastest and most powerful production Bentley ever. Both cars feature a wider and lower air intake plus a more upright radiator grille to improve airflow to the 6.0L W12 powerplant. The GT Speed outputs 600bhp...

  • Audi modular design to spawn next-gen VW Phaeton, Bentley Continental GT and Arnage
    Audi modular design to spawn next-gen VW Phaeton, Bentley Continental GT and Arnage

    Development work for the second generation Volkswagen Phaeton is already well underway with the new model expected to share the same platform as the next Audi A8, due one year prior to the release of the VW flagship. The new Phaeton should hit the market in 2010 and will once again be produced at...

  • Bentley's Continental GT is the fastest car on ice
    Bentley's Continental GT is the fastest car on ice

    A Bentley Continental GT, driven by four-times World Rally Champion Juha Kankkunen, has broken the world ice speed record with an average top speed of 199.86mph (321.65km/h), beating the previous record of 184.14mph (296.34km/h) set by a Bugatti EB110 Supersport. The event took place on the frozen...

  • Bentley starts production of Continental GTC
    Bentley starts production of Continental GTC

    Production of the Continental GTC began this week at the car maker’s factory in Crewe. The GTC is the convertible version of the mammoth GT coupe and features the same twin-turbo 552hp (412kW) W12 engine. A third spin-off in the form of an off-roader, perhaps carrying the Cross Continental...

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