Bentley Continental GTC 4.0 V8 Mulliner Edition with Colour Specification & City Specification. Automatic 2 door Convertible (2022) at Bentley Chelmsford

Costed features include Mulliner Driving Specification, Bright Chromed Lower Bumper Matrix Style Grille, and Deep Pile Overmats to the front. The extensive standard specification list includes Brightwork Strip to side, Chrome Bentley Wings Fitted to Radshell and Boot, LED Headlamps with variable light distribution. Interior includes Diamond Quilted Hide Seats. Electrical includes City Assist, DVD player, DAB Radio, Digital Kimbi Display - with Traffic Sign Recognition, Navigation System. Also includes Colour Specification, City Specification and 22 Inch Five Open Spoke Wheels and 4 Corner Air Suspension with Electronic Shock Absorption Control. Please call for further details and to arrange a Test Drive.

21/04/2022

4438

Automatic

Petrol 22.6 combined MPG (WLTP)

Jetstream II Blue



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Emissions and Fuel

CO2:
266 g/km

MPG:
24.1

WLTP CO2:
284 g/km

WLTP MPG:
22.6

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Body Glass

Acoustic and heat insulating front windscreen, Acoustic glass, Heated rear windscreen, Rain sensing windscreen wipers

Brakes

Electronic parking brake with drive away assist, Electronic stability programme with traction control, Anti lock braking System ,Electronic brake force distribution, HBA + drag torque control, Front vented 420x40mm disc brakes with Bentley branded black brake callipers, Rear vented 380x30mm disc brakes with Bentley branded black brake callipers, Torque vectoring brake

Chassis/Suspension

3 Chamber air suspension with continuous damping control, Bentley Dynamic ride, Chrome bullseye air vents, Dynamic ride height control + ground clearance function

Communication

Apple car play, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi audio streaming

Driver Aids

Blind spot warning, City assist, Collision prevention assist, Front/rear park distance control, Park assist system, PAS, Reversing camera, Reversing traffic warning, Top view camera, Traffic sign recognition

Driver Convenience

Engine start/stop button, Hands free boot opening, Power latching to all doors for easy entry

Driver Information

Bentley rotating display, Brake pad wear indicator warning light, Breitling mulliner clock face with chrome bezel surrounds, Infotainment system with 12.3 high resolution touch screen retina disp + proximity sensors + advance music interface, single DVD/CD, 2 SD card slots, Led driver display with Kombi driver display graphics, Navigation system, Trip computer

Driving Mirrors

Auto dimming door mirrors, Auto dimming rear view mirror, Electrically adjustable door mirrors with heating,power fold, memory and dip on reverse functions, Satin silver painted mirror caps looks luxurious two tone design

Embellishment Trims

Diamond quilted seats, doors and rear quarter Insert, Unique centre console finish

Engine

Battery charger

Entertainment

60GB hard drive

Exterior Body Features

Black and Chrome bonnet and boot Bentley wing badges, Bright boot finisher, Bright chromed lower bumper matrix style grille, Deployable rear spoiler, Jewel fuel and oil filler caps, Lower front bumper unique mulliner diamond-in-diamond rad grille mimics the interior MDS quilting pattern with impressive in person 3D effect, Polished bright ware to side windows, Treadplates inner with "Handbuilt in Crewe, England" inserts, Twin oval exhaust finishers

Exterior Lights

Adaptive brake lights, Full LED Matrix headlamps with high-beam assist, Full LED tail lamps, LED welcome lamps by mulliner

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

Fresh air intake and air ioniser, Multi-zone automatic climate control

Interior Features

12v power sockets 2 in cabin and 1 in boot, 2 cupholders in front centre console, 3-Colour presentation box and Key pouches, 8 unique pre-set interior 3 colour configurations, Black seat belt buckles, Boot lid down lighters, Electric tilt and reach adjustment steering column with memory and easy entry functions, Leather trimmed gearshift lever, Lockable cooled glovebox, Mulliner double diamond pattern wing vent elevating the jewellery like detail to the side profile of the vehicle, Nappa leather upholstery, Single front armrest with fore/aft adjust and stowage, Ski hatch, Sports pedals, Steering wheel gearshift paddles, Stowage to front doors, centre console and under centre armrest

Packs

Colour specification - GT

Safety

Driver and passenger airbags, Electronic tyre pressure monitoring, Exit warning, Multicollision braking system, Pedestrian warning, Pre crash system, Pre sense braking system, Side airbags

Seats

Four occupant seating positions, Front seat comfort specification - Electric 20-way seats, heated and with 2-memory + headrest, Rear headrests, Seats with straight fluted style hide cover, Two rear seats with centre stowage and cup holders including 12v socket and 2 USB charging points

Security

Alarm, Bentley GPS advanced tracking system, Immobiliser, Keyless entry and start

Vanity Mirrors

Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors

Wheels

21" Summer tyres

Wheels - Alloy

22" 10 Spoke mulliner wheel tungsten painted and polished with self levelling wheel badge

Wheels - Spare

Tyre inflation kit

General

Badge Engine CC: 4.0
Badge Power: 550
Based On ID: N
Coin Description: V8
Coin Series: Mulliner Edition
Generation Mark: 3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: N
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: N
NCAP Safety Assist %: N
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km): 266
HC+NOx: N
Particles: N
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb: 284
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High: 247
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High: 244
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low: 459
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium: 295

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: DOHC
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 3996
Compression Ratio: 10.1:1
Cylinder Layout: V8
Cylinders: 8
Cylinders - Bore (mm): 86
Cylinders - Stroke (mm): 86
Engine Layout: NORTH SOUTH
Fuel Delivery: TWIN TURBO
Gears: 8 SPEED
Number of Valves: 32
Transmission: SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg): 24.1
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 31.7
EC Urban (mpg): 17
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb: 12.5
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High: 10.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High: 10.7
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low: 19.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium: 13
WLTP - MPG - Comb: 22.6
WLTP - MPG - Extra High: 25.9
WLTP - MPG - High: 26.4
WLTP - MPG - Low: 14.4
WLTP - MPG - Medium: 21.7

Performance

0 to 60 mph (secs): True
0 to 62 mph (secs): 4.1
Engine Power - BHP: 550
Engine Power - KW: 405
Engine Power - PS: True
Engine Power - RPM: 6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 568
Engine Torque - MKG: 78.5
Engine Torque - NM: 770
Engine Torque - RPM: 2000
Top Speed: 198

Test Cycles

Emissions Test Cycle: WLTP
RDE Certification Level: RDE 2

Tyres

Alloys?: True
Tyre Size Front: 275/35 R22
Tyre Size Rear: 315/30 R22
Tyre Size Spare: TYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style: 10 SPOKE
Wheel Type: 22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1399
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4850
Wheelbase: 2849
Width: 1964
Width (including mirrors): 2187

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 90
Gross Vehicle Weight: 2800
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down): N
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up): 235
Max. Loading Weight: 465
Max. Roof Load: N
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: N
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: N
Minimum Kerbweight: 2335
No. of Seats: 4
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 10.73

THE BRITISH OPEN (new2) 26/04/2019

For many, the third generation Bentley Continental GTC will be the ultimate expression of convertible motoring. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

Looking for the ultimate convertible car? The third generation Bentley Continental GTC can't be too far from it, a seductive combination of power, style and craftsmanship. Bentley has been making iconic open tourers for around a century, some built to achieve success at Le Mans and Brooklands, others to convey their glamorous owners to the resorts of Monte Carlo and Cannes. All have been memorable but in truth, none has been truly sporting in the supercar sense. Until now perhaps.

Background

Has the market ever been offered a proper four-seat luxury convertible supercar? I'd argue not. Yes, there are supercar drop-tops with cramped rear seats good for little but designer shopping bags. And, at the other extreme, huge leather-lined four-seater cabrios with lumbering luxury powerplants. But nothing that really combines that Ferrari feeling with space enough to share it en famille. In its first two generations of life, this car, the Bentley Continental GTC, arguably got the closest to achieving this, but at heart, it was still more a Grand Tourer than a great sports car. Here though, we're going to look at the MK3 model, an open-topped Bentley that, we're told, now has the drive to delight Ferrari folk, yet manages to combine that with the space and rare refinement of an open-topped Rolls Royce. It promises a blend of trans-continental pace, dynamic drive and luxurious comfort that very few other vehicles can match. In prospect then, a very special car indeed.

Driving Experience

As with the Coupe version of this car, under the bonnet, the range is based around a 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 with 542bhp, which makes 62mph in 4.0s en route to 198mph. As an option with 'Mulliner' trim or as standard with the flagship Speed version, you get a twin turbo W12 TSI 6.0-litre engine with 650bhp, which makes 62mph in 3.6s en route to 208mph. Whatever your choice of engine, the promise is that the refinement served up on the move in this GTC will be virtually the same as in the fixed-top model because of course, the under-bonnet engineering is the same as in the fixed top too. So instead of the old-school-style automatic gearbox fitted to the previous generation model, you get a modern twin clutch PDK transmission borrowed from Porsche's Panamera. In fact, much about this car is shared with the Panamera, including the light, stiff, strong MSB platform, though in this case, it's 200mm shorter in keeping with this model's gentleman's sportscar remit. This chassis, Bentley hopes, will play a major part in making this second generation Conti GTC the rewarding driving machine its predecessor never truly was. That's not only because it's torsionally stiffer - though that obviously helps - but mainly because it supports an engineering format that sees the wheels pushed further forward and the engine moved rearward, so considerably improving weight distribution. A key change with this generation model lies with the introduction of a new all-wheel drive system. The old set-up featured a fixed 40:60 split between front and rear wheels and left the car understeering rather easily when you tried to push it along. In contrast, the new Active All-Wheel-Drive' package can constantly vary front-to-rear torque split depending on the driving situation and deliberately leaves the car using rear wheel drive as much as possible. As before, there's air suspension, now a three-chamber system that works in conjunction with the clever 48V electro-mechanical anti-roll bars first seen on the Bentayga. Suspension feel is one of the things you can influence via three provided driving modes - 'Sport', 'Comfort' and 'Bentley'. Steering feel and throttle response also get tweaked with the settings.

Design and Build

Unmistakably a Bentley, the third generation Continental GTC retains the elegance and style of its forebears. More sculpted and sharply defined, the sleeker body and more opulent materials used in its construction combine to create a truly beautiful car - roof up or down. This third generation Convertible model's profile is longer and lower than its predecessor due to the positioning of the front wheels 135mm further forward. This has allowed the bonnet to be extended and the nose to be lowered. The key signature power lines of its coupe sibling still dominate, flowing back towards the muscular rear haunches. The tailored convertible roof can be deployed or stowed in just 19 seconds, with the car travelling at speeds of up to 30mph. This transforms the Continental GTC from a luxurious coupe into an open-top Grand Tourer at the touch of a button. Seven different fabric hood colours are available, including an authentic tweed finish for the first time. A newly designed neckwarmer (which is both warmer and quieter than in the previous generation model), is seamlessly integrated into the heated Comfort Seats, optimising efficiency and airflow around the electrically adjustable headrests. The styling highlight of the neckwarmer is a chrome centre vane that stretches the full width of the duct, echoing Bentley's famous 'bullseye' vents. Combined with a heated steering wheel, seat heaters and new heated armrests, these sophisticated comfort features aim to create a more luxurious driving experience all the year round. As with the Coupe model, there's proper room for a couple of adults in the back too.

Market and Model

Of course, Bentley craftsmanship will never be inexpensive and, sure enough, you'll still be looking at around £183,000 for this Continental GTC model in base V8 form; that's about £12,000 more than you'd pay for the equivalent Coupe. There are three plusher V8 versions - the 'Azure', the 'Mulliner' and the more sporty-looking 'S'. The 'Mulliner' can also be had with the option of a W12 6.0-litre engine, the powerplant you'll also find in the more dynamically-tuned Continental GTC Speed flagship variant. Still, you get a very special experience in return for the required substantial outlay. Take the 20-way adjustable front seats for example, which are said to set new industry standards for comfort and refinement. Smooth centre panels allow maximum efficiency for the cooling, heating and massage functions, while the bolsters retain the signature Bentley quilting. As an option, an event more exclusive 'diamond in diamond'-style quilting finish is available which gives the effect of a 'floating' quilted surface in a sea of leather. Buyers get a choice of three audio systems; the standard 10-speaker 650-watt set-up, a Bang & Olufsen 1,500-watt 16-speaker system and a thumping Naim 2,200-watt 18-speaker package. Customers will need to spend even longer considering the wider portfolio of exterior paint colours. Inside, you can complement that with a choice of natural leather and wood trim that includes 'Koa', Bentley's newest veneer. What else? Well the headlights use the latest self-adjusting 'Matrix' technology borrowed from Audi. And the wheels come in a huge 21-inch size as standard, with lightweight forged 22-inch rims available as an option.

Cost of Ownership

The fuel consumption of the V8 is slightly improved from the earlier model, but don't get your hopes up too high. Based on the WLTP cycle, Bentley quotes a combined figure of 22.6mpg and 266g/km. For the W12 version, it's 20.5mpg and 314g/km. Helping both units in this regard is the usual stop-start system and a coasting feature that sees the engine disconnected from the drivetrain and 'resting' at cruising speeds. In addition, Bentley's Variable Displacement system shuts down half the engine under low to mid-throttle driving conditions so that most of the time when commuting, your Continental GT Convertible will actually be running on half its cylinders. Electric power steering also helps with efficiency, drawing from the car only when steering lock is used. At the end of the day though, all of this can only make so much of a difference to a car of this weight and capacity. Though the brand has trimmed 100kgs from the GT's kerb weight this time round, this car still weighs well over two tonnes.

Summary

This Continental GTC remains a wonderful achievement. It isn't too taxing to create a supercar capable of lapping racetracks at outlandish speeds but to create something that can do almost the same while cosseting you in an atmosphere akin to an exclusive gentleman's club is a rare feat indeed. Owning one of these is like having your own private jet - in fact, it's better than that because it's so much more usable and roof-down, you can enjoy the journey so much more. This was always the world's most beautifully engineered luxury open-topped conveyance. Now, with its extra sporting brio, it's even more desirable. Is it the proper four-seater supercar convertible we were promised? Specified correctly, you could argue that. What's more important though, is that this remains a gloriously unique way to travel, in every way a true convertible. A Bentley convertible.

Bentley Continental GTC average rating: 5/5 (2 reviews)

Mr G Kluman - 16/03/20, owner of a Bentley Continental GTC Convertible 4.0 V8 2dr

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Superb. It's my tenth Bentley. l don't know how they can keep improving a faultless car. The colours and choices are beyond your imagination. Keep up the good work Bentley.

Mr J Jacquin - 04/10/19, owner of a Bentley Continental GTC Convertible 6.0 First Edition

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Love It.

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