Official: New Bentley Continental GTC V8
Bentley, Auto News, Vehicle Shows — By MR on January 9, 2012 at 11:44 am — No Comments
Two new Bentley Continental V8 designs will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Display in Detroit right now. The new 4. liter, twin turbocharged V8 has been positioned in the front of the Bentley Continental GT coupé and GTC convertible.
The new Bentley V8 engine delivers optimum electrical power of 507hp at six,000 rev/min and a peak torque of 660Nm, which is obtainable across almost the whole rev assortment from 1,700 to five,000 rev/min. Combined with a new close-ratio eight-speed automatic transmission, this translates into a -60mph sprint time of 4.6 seconds for the GT coupe, -100km/h in 4.8 seconds, and a leading speed of 188mph or 303km/h.
At the identical time, the new V8 Continental designs achieve new levels of fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions and are capable of travelling over 500 miles or 800km on a single tank of fuel. The new V8 engine attributes variable displacement with a sophisticated engine management program, making sure a transition from V8 to V4 mode under light throttle load.
The substantial-technologies V8 also features substantial stress immediate injection, very low friction bearings, thermal management, power recuperation by way of the charging technique, and innovative turbo charger packaging for greater efficiency.
The new V8 engine will be obtainable in two models the Continental GT and the Continental GTC. These models are distinguished by a black gloss matrix grille with chrome frame and center bar, a red enamel Bentley ‘B’ badge, and a black matrix three-segment reduced front bumper divided by distinctive physique-coloured strakes. At the rear, chromed ‘figure eight’ exhaust tailpipes, a dark decrease valance and red enamel ‘B’ bootlid badge display the identity of the new V8s.
The two designs are specified with 20 inch alloy wheels as regular with an optional 21 inch six-spoke design and style which is accessible in Diamond Black – unique to the Continental V8 – or Diamond Silver finishes.
Within the cabin, an Eliade cloth headlining, new modern Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus veneers, optional two-tone leather colour split and brief center console are component of the theme.
Official pictures New Bentley Continental GT V8
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