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Bentley: a new model GT Speed ​​and a spectacular version of Black Edition

On Monday, Bentley showed an upgraded model of Continental GT Speed, and further raised the bar in performance and exclusivity. The fastest production Bentley ever, capable of a top speed of 331 km / h (206 mph), now offers even more power and torque. Speed ​​extends the range of impressive new version of Black Edition.

In Crewe engineers were able Bentley get more power from the cult of the engine that drives the Continental model. Extraordinary six-liter twelve cylinder engine with the arrangement of the W and supercharged by two turbochargers and 635 horsepower instead now develops 642 hp. Torque increased by 20 Nm to an impressive 840 Nm. Thanks to careful optimization of supercharging the engine torque available throughout the rev range, so famous for its high and flat torque curve, known as "torque plateau", ensures maximum engine power on an unprecedented scale from 2000 to 5000 rpm. The result is better acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.1 seconds (0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds).

Bentley is a further version of the Continental GT Speed ​​Black Edition, which celebrates the rich and unmistakable sporting character of the GT model. It will be available as a coupe and convertible, and customers have a unique opportunity to enjoy a traditional metal shiny bodywork elements such as frames of windows or headlights in high-gloss black lacquer. Completely black they are also five-spoke 21-inch wheels revealing a noticeable brake calipers. They can be red or black.

For even greater surprise Black Edition offers an alternative contrasting colors on the front spoiler, side sills and rear diffuser, and in four shades: Hallmark, Beluga, red St James and a new yellow Cyber. Customers can also opt for reconciliation exterior mirrors with these colorful accessories.

Combination of dark tones and vivid elements continues in the interior.
The dashboard, center console and roof panel consists of carbon parts, helping to evoke the dark and sumptuous atmosphere, while the contrasting colors of the Black Edition stand out on the edge of the center console and seat edges. You can choose between shades Porpoise, Beluga, PiIlar Box red or yellow new Cyber, whereby it is possible to align elements with those of interior from the exterior. Similar to emphasize the contrast with the door panels and seat stitching checked in version GT Mulliner design.

Continental GT Series cars in the Bentley factory in Crewe, situated in Cheshire, produced largely by hand, so making one car takes 110 hours. Alone modernized W12 engine, used in all types of Continental GT Speed, assembles thirty selected specialists Bentley more than twelve and a half hours. Meanwhile, experts from the department focused on gear and leather accessories are working on technically demanding and luxury interior. Thanks to the entirely manual work and the careful supervision of experienced professionals, each piece of leather assessed even before it starts to adjust and sew. Only way to achieve quality comparable to the best the furniture workshops and precision at the jewelery and watchmaking craft.

Bentley Motors is the most desirable luxury brand in the world. At company headquarters in the English town of Crewe concentrate all activities from design through development and design to production of the four model lines Continental Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne. Connection class craftsmanship, which at this point are inherited for generations, together with expertise in design and technology, is unique to the luxury automotive brand from the UK, just like Bentley.

Source: tz, editorially modified

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