Bentley Continental GT V8

Bentley are to unveil their new Continental GT V8 and GTC at Detroin in January. The latest model is powered by 4.0 liter twin-turbocharged V8 which develops 500HP but is still economic – they promise 500 miles per tank. Powertrain is new too – 8-speed automatic transmission helps Bentley to sprint 0-60 in less than 5 seconds and tops 180 mph.
Wolfgang Dürheimer, Chairman and Chief Executive, Bentley Motors said: “The new engine will have all the exhilarating power, drama and performance you would expect from a V8 engine sporting the famous Bentley wings, effortlessly delivered with our characteristic ‘wave of torque’. This is complemented by innovative powertrain technology that delivers exceptional fuel efficiency and emissions.”

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