In 2010, the Bentley Continental GT saw its first significant redesign since its launch in 2003. Ushering in a suite of new models, this reinvention of the quintessential modern Bentley took the Continental’s peerless craftsmanship, exquisite style and near-limitless power – and pushed it to an entirely new level. It introduced new technology, greater efficiency, state-of-the-art materials, a sleek new silhouette and a sportier feel.
An evolution of the range followed in 2015, with styling changes to the fenders, bumpers, With the introduction of new models based on a leaner V8 powertrain, the Continental GT soon made its debut in elite GT3 racing. Bentley’s motorsport team refined their car for the racetrack, making technological advances that soon found their way back into the road-going cars.
AN EVOLVING RANGE
In 2014, the limited edition GT3-R was launched – a road-going Continental inspired by Bentley Motorsport’s success on the track. And in 2015, the entire Continental GT range evolved further. Styling changes to the fenders, bumpers, radiator, wing vents and boot lid resulted in an even more contemporary look, while new seat finishes, paint colours and wheel options were introduced. Beneath the bonnet, updates to both the V8 and W12 engines increased their power. A new variable displacement system was also introduced, improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions.
By 2017, the Continental GT was available in a choice of ten models, from the Continental GT V8 to the super-powerful Continental Supersports. On this page, you will find details of every model launched between 2010 and 2017.
AN ENDING LEGACY
With permanent all-wheel drive and convertible body styles available across the range, the Continental GT has changed the world of grand touring forever. It has delivered a uniquely thrilling experience on all kinds of roads, on every continent and in every type of weather.
This is a car with an exhilarating past and an illustrious future. The Continental story continues apace – and it grows more gripping at every turn.
ENGINES & PERFORMANCE
|CONTINENTAL GT SUPERSPORTS||CONTINENTAL GT SPEED||CONTINENTAL GT||CONTINENTAL GT V8||CONTINENTAL GT V8 S|
|Max Power||700 bhp / 522 kW / 710 PS @ 5900 rpm||633bhp / 472kW / 642PS @5900rpm||582bhp / 434Kw / 590PS @ 6000rpm||500bhp / 507 PS / 373kW @ 6000rpm||520bhp / 528 PS / 388kW @ 6000rpm|
|Max torque||1017 Nm, 750 lb.ft @ 2000 rpm||840Nm, 620 lb.ft @2000rpm||720Nm, 531 lb.ft @ 1800rpm||660Nm, 487 lb.ft @ 1700rpm||680Nm, 502 lb.ft @ 1700rpm|
|Engine||6-litre, twin-turbocharged W12||6-litre, twin-turbocharged W12||6-litre, twin-turbocharged W12||4-litre twin-turbocharged V8||4-litre twin-turbocharged V8|
|Acceleration||0 - 60 mph 3.4 seconds, 0 - 100 km/h 3.5 seconds||0 - 60mph 3.9 seconds, 0 - 100km/h 4.1 seconds||0 - 60mph 4.3 seconds, 0 - 100km/h 4.5 seconds||0 - 60mph 4.6 seconds, 0 - 100km/h 4.8 seconds||0 - 60mph 4.3 seconds, 0 - 100km/h 4.5 seconds|
|Max speed||209 mph / 336 km/h||206mph / 332km/h||198mph / 319km/h||190mph / 305km/h||192mph / 309km/h|