These days, car manufacturers seem to compete in offering customers all kinds of cars from most powerful sports cars to electric cars that can respond the need people have in protecting the environment and reducing pollution. However, you should know that lately top car brands seem to be concerned with designing cars that can reach top speeds in only a few seconds and this without consuming high amounts of fuel. Moreover, there are many luxury sports cars available on the market that can offer comfort in their interiors and driver satisfaction, when driving them at full speed on city’s roads. If you like powerful and luxury cars, then maybe you will be happy to find out more about the Bentley Continental GT Speed.
The first thing you need to know about the Bentley Continental GT is that is falls in the category of luxury grand tourer (GT). Its production began in 2003 and this Bentley represents an improved version of the predecessors Bentley Continental R and T. Under the hood, it incorporates a 6.0 l twin-turbocharged W12 engine producing 560 metric hp. This high-performance luxury automobile can reach 100 km (or 62.1 miles per hour) in only 4.8 seconds, which places it among the fastest cars available on market. The top speed of this car is of 318 km per hour (or 197 miles per hour).
The Bentley Continental GT unveiled a few representative versions among which the Bentley Continental GT Speed is considered to be the most powerful GT. This GT was launched in 2007 and it came with a top track speed of 325 km per hour and an engine capability of reaching 60 miles per hour in only 4.3 seconds. Moreover, its body weight has been made lighter, in order to ensure more power to the engine, when reaching superior performance. But, the good news is that this convertible variant of the Bentley Continental GT is not only delivering more horsepower, but it also is a fuel- efficient car that cuts carbon emissions. The Bentley Continental GT Speed uses a powerful and efficient engine, yet it is still able to give passengers that refined, classic feel which is characteristic to Bentley. This version integrates an improved chassis that is fitted to give more dynamic to the car, and the car’s body casing is made lighter by using more light weight aluminum. Nonetheless, you should know this luxury car comes to be quite expensive, which is why no everyone can afford buying it.
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