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Bentley launches third-generation 2018 Continental GT

31 Août 2017

The third-generation model is, according to Bentley, designed, engineered (on a Porsche Panamera platform) and hand-made in Britain, now featuring an uprated 6.0-litre 12-cylinder engine, twin-turbocharged to deliver 626 horsepower and 900Nm of torque.

The new chassis which has lost 80kg owing to new materials and techniques and the result is that the auto now gets to 100kmph in a rushed 3.7 seconds, and onwards to a top speed of 333kmph. This time around, images of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT has surfaced online indicating a more athletic look as compared to its predecessor.

A third side of the rotating display houses three analogue dials - displaying outside temperature, a chronometer and a compass.

There's also a new LED Matrix headlights, an interpretation of the Volkswagen Group's digital driver's instruments, and a rear-biased all-wheel drive system. The new Continental GT is lighter, more powerful and posher than before.

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Despite having 21-inch wheels as standard and 22-inch rims as an option, the Continental is still claimed to be as comfortable and liveable as ever thanks to its Bentley Dynamic Ride system. "The new Continental GT encapsulates our desire to innovate as well as celebrate our heritage and take the Bentley ownership experience to the next, unparalleled level". There's also 15 carpet options, eight different handcrafted veneers - including a further four dual-veneer options - and 15 interior hide choices.

Meanwhile, the Touring Specification aids long-distance journeys, bringing adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist, active lane assist, a head-up display (HUD), night vision with an infrared camera, and pre-sense braking. Buyers can also opt for personalised stitching in the front and rear of the vehicle, along with personalised treadplates. For the past decade, Bentley's Continental GT has been their sole focus.

The 2018 Bentley Continental GT will be showcased at the upcoming 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Stay tuned for an update.

Bentley launches third-generation 2018 Continental GT