Bentley Continental GT Speed 6.0 W12 Speed 2dr Auto [Sports Exhaust] Automatic Coupe (2022) at Bentley Tunbridge Wells

Costed options include Sports Exaust, 22 Inch Speed Wheel - Black Painted, Continental Blackline Specification, Styling Specification, and Carbon Ceramic Brakes with Black Painted Calipers. These are in addition to extensive standard specifications. Please call for full details.

16/11/2021

100

Automatic

Petrol 13.7 combined MPG (WLTP)

Beluga Black



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Brand New Continental GT Speed in Beluga Black and Beluga - 2022 Model Year.

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Emissions and Fuel

CO2:
308 g/km

MPG:
20.9

WLTP CO2:
311 g/km

WLTP MPG:
13.7

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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, Dynamic ride height control + ground clearance function

Communication

Apple car play, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi audio streaming

Driver Aids

All wheel steering, Blind spot warning, 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

Hands free boot opening, Power latching to all doors for easy entry

Driver Information

Brake pad wear indicator warning light, Infotainment system with 12.3 high resolution touch screen retina disp + proximity sensors + advance music interface, single DVD/CD, 2 SD card slots, 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

Engine

Battery charger

Entertainment

60GB hard drive

Exterior Body Features

Black and Chrome bonnet and boot Bentley wing badges, Bright boot finisher, Deployable rear spoiler, Jewel fuel and oil filler caps, Speed fender badges, Speed inner treadplates and Bentley illuminated outer treadplates, Speed unique sports sill, Twin oval exhaust finishers

Exterior Lights

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

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

Multi-zone automatic climate control

Interior Features

12v power sockets 2 in cabin and 1 in boot, 2 cupholders in front centre console, 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, Metal bulls eye vents with organ stop, Rear axle steering, 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

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, 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

Transmission

Electronic limited slip differential

Vanity Mirrors

Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors

Wheels

21" Summer tyres

Wheels - Spare

Tyre inflation kit

General

Badge Engine CC: 6.0
Badge Power: 659
Based On ID: N
Coin Description: W12
Coin Series: Speed
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): 308
HC+NOx: N
Particles: N
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb: 311
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High: 252
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High: 264
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low: 546
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium: 330

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: DOHC
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 5950
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Cylinder Layout: W12
Cylinders: 12
Cylinders - Bore (mm): 84
Cylinders - Stroke (mm): 89.5
Engine Layout: NORTH SOUTH
Fuel Delivery: TWIN TURBO
Gears: 8 SPEED
Number of Valves: 48
Transmission: SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg): 20.9
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 28.5
EC Urban (mpg): 14.5
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb: 20.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High: 25.4
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High: 24.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low: 11.7
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium: 19.3
WLTP - MPG - Comb: 13.7
WLTP - MPG - Extra High: 11.1
WLTP - MPG - High: 11.7
WLTP - MPG - Low: 24.1
WLTP - MPG - Medium: 14.6

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs): 3.6
Engine Power - BHP: 659
Engine Power - KW: 485
Engine Power - PS: True
Engine Power - RPM: 6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 664
Engine Torque - MKG: 91.8
Engine Torque - NM: 900
Engine Torque - RPM: 1500
Top Speed: 208

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: N
Wheel Type: 22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1405
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4850
Wheelbase: 2851
Width: 1966
Width (including mirrors): 2187

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 90
Gross Vehicle Weight: 2725
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down): N
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up): 358
Max. Loading Weight: 452
Max. Roof Load: N
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: N
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: N
Minimum Kerbweight: 2273
No. of Seats: 4
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 10.73

CREWE'S MISSILE (new2) 29/04/2019

The Continental GT marked a massive shift in focus for Bentley and did more than a little to shake up the whole of the super luxury coupe sector. This third generation model could well move that segment a further step forward. Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

The third generation Bentley Continental GT coupe aims to be the kind of rewarding driver's car its predecessor always should have been. That's thanks to engineering from Porsche and an all-new MSB platform. Yet at the same time, it claims to deliver even more luxury thanks to an exquisitely design cabin with a range of very special touches.

Background

Early Bentley models were sports cars. More recent ones have been luxury GTs. Can the company really produce a car able to combine both elements? The original Continental GT was a consummate Grand Tourer, but it wasn't really a choice for driving enthusiasts. With this third generation design, the brand reckons it can do a much better job of satisfying these people. You'd expect that would be the case. After all, in its first two generations, this Bentley was based on a platform from an old fashioned Volkswagen Phaeton saloon dating back to the turn of the century. This MK3 model in contrast, shares its lighter, stiffer chassis with the very latest second generation Porsche Panamera. That car also donates a quicker-reacting dual clutch gearbox and there's a more sophisticated 4WD set-up too. So, should lottery winners form an orderly queue? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

Under the bonnet, buyers choose between either a twin turbo W12 TSI 6.0-litre engine with either 626bhp or 650bhp (in top Speed form). The alternative is a 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 with 542bhp. The 626bhp W12 was the powerplant we tried, mated to a far more modern automatic gearbox than previous generation model have used, the twin clutch PDK transmission featured in Porsche's Panamera. In fact, much about this car is shared with the Panamera, including the lighter, stiffer, stronger MSB platform, though in this case, it's 200mm shorter in keeping with this model's Coupe remit. This chassis, Bentley hopes, will play a major part in making this current generation Conti GT model 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. Another key change with the current car lies with the introduction of its more sophisticated all-wheel drive system. The previous generation 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 current 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

As usual with this model, there's a choice of either a Coupe or a Convertible. In terms of aesthetic design, both at first glance seem to represent merely a subtle evolvement from the previous generation models but actually, much has changed. This MK3 version's aluminium skin is crafted using what Bentley calls 'Super Formed' technology, a precision technique that sees this light, strong metal heated to over 500-degrees C. It's a method that allows for the creation of more complex, sharply defined body lines and a deeper, sculpted haunch muscle. Inside, as you'd imagine, the cabin is exquisite. Over 10 square metres of wood are used in each Continental GT and it takes nine hours to create and fit the wooden inlays by hand. The dashboard is sculpted by long, flowing wings that mirror the shape of the Bentley badge, while a floating leather top flows seamlessly to the doors. Perhaps the cabin highlight though, is the clever 'Bentley Rotating Display'. When you first get in, there appears to be no screen on the dashboard. Press the engine button though and the veneer in the middle of the fascia rotates to reveal a huge 12.3-inch touchscreen with a configurable home screen with three windows able to display your preferred functions - navigation, media and 'phone for instance. The instrument binnacle dial pack is a configurable all-TFT display too. As before, the Continental GT is a proper four seater, although a broad transmission tunnel still runs down the centre of the cabin.

Market and Model

Of course, Bentley craftsmanship will never be inexpensive and, sure enough, you'll still be looking at around £160,000 for this coupe Continental GT model in base W12 form; there's a premium of around £16,000 for the Convertible. As you'd expect, get a very special experience in return. 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 - there are now 17. 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 W12 is slightly improved from the earlier model, but don't get your hopes up too high. Bentley quotes 23.2mpg, up from 19.9mpg previously. The CO2 figure, while still pretty smoky at 278g/km, represents a useful 16% improvement on the previous model and means that this car can now meet the latest Europe and US-imposed efficiency targets. Helping in this regard is the usual engine 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 will actually be running as a V6. 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 over two tonnes. If you feel the need to do better, then you'll want to talk to your dealer about the alternative V8 engine - but as you'd expect, it isn't much more economic.

Summary

In bringing Bentley into a new era, the Continental GT has proved to be a hugely significant car and this third generation version is more desirable still. Purists may grumble at the Teutonic influence, but one can't help feeling that if WO Bentley is watching, he'd now be mighty proud of the coupe that bears his name. This model seamlessly blends Bentley's glittering heritage with the latest technology to create a highly desirable package. If you have the means, sports coupes don't come more classy and capable than this. Its substantial mass ensures it's no hardcore track weapon but if you've got a continent or two to cross in double quick time, there can be few better options.

CREWE'S MISSILE (new2) 29/04/2019

The Continental GT marked a massive shift in focus for Bentley and did more than a little to shake up the whole of the super luxury coupe sector. This third generation model could well move that segment a further step forward. Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

The third generation Bentley Continental GT coupe aims to be the kind of rewarding driver's car its predecessor always should have been. That's thanks to engineering from Porsche and an all-new MSB platform. Yet at the same time, it claims to deliver even more luxury thanks to an exquisitely design cabin with a range of very special touches.

Background

Early Bentley models were sports cars. More recent ones have been luxury GTs. Can the company really produce a car able to combine both elements? The original Continental GT was a consummate Grand Tourer, but it wasn't really a choice for driving enthusiasts. With this third generation design, the brand reckons it can do a much better job of satisfying these people. You'd expect that would be the case. After all, in its first two generations, this Bentley was based on a platform from an old fashioned Volkswagen Phaeton saloon dating back to the turn of the century. This MK3 model in contrast, shares its lighter, stiffer chassis with the very latest second generation Porsche Panamera. That car also donates a quicker-reacting dual clutch gearbox and there's a more sophisticated 4WD set-up too. So, should lottery winners form an orderly queue? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

Under the bonnet, buyers choose between either a twin turbo W12 TSI 6.0-litre engine with either 626bhp or 650bhp (in top Speed form). The alternative is a 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 with 542bhp. The 626bhp W12 was the powerplant we tried, mated to a far more modern automatic gearbox than previous generation model have used, the twin clutch PDK transmission featured in Porsche's Panamera. In fact, much about this car is shared with the Panamera, including the lighter, stiffer, stronger MSB platform, though in this case, it's 200mm shorter in keeping with this model's Coupe remit. This chassis, Bentley hopes, will play a major part in making this current generation Conti GT model 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. Another key change with the current car lies with the introduction of its more sophisticated all-wheel drive system. The previous generation 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 current 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

As usual with this model, there's a choice of either a Coupe or a Convertible. In terms of aesthetic design, both at first glance seem to represent merely a subtle evolvement from the previous generation models but actually, much has changed. This MK3 version's aluminium skin is crafted using what Bentley calls 'Super Formed' technology, a precision technique that sees this light, strong metal heated to over 500-degrees C. It's a method that allows for the creation of more complex, sharply defined body lines and a deeper, sculpted haunch muscle. Inside, as you'd imagine, the cabin is exquisite. Over 10 square metres of wood are used in each Continental GT and it takes nine hours to create and fit the wooden inlays by hand. The dashboard is sculpted by long, flowing wings that mirror the shape of the Bentley badge, while a floating leather top flows seamlessly to the doors. Perhaps the cabin highlight though, is the clever 'Bentley Rotating Display'. When you first get in, there appears to be no screen on the dashboard. Press the engine button though and the veneer in the middle of the fascia rotates to reveal a huge 12.3-inch touchscreen with a configurable home screen with three windows able to display your preferred functions - navigation, media and 'phone for instance. The instrument binnacle dial pack is a configurable all-TFT display too. As before, the Continental GT is a proper four seater, although a broad transmission tunnel still runs down the centre of the cabin.

Market and Model

Of course, Bentley craftsmanship will never be inexpensive and, sure enough, you'll still be looking at around £160,000 for this coupe Continental GT model in base W12 form; there's a premium of around £16,000 for the Convertible. As you'd expect, get a very special experience in return. 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 - there are now 17. 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 W12 is slightly improved from the earlier model, but don't get your hopes up too high. Bentley quotes 23.2mpg, up from 19.9mpg previously. The CO2 figure, while still pretty smoky at 278g/km, represents a useful 16% improvement on the previous model and means that this car can now meet the latest Europe and US-imposed efficiency targets. Helping in this regard is the usual engine 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 will actually be running as a V6. 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 over two tonnes. If you feel the need to do better, then you'll want to talk to your dealer about the alternative V8 engine - but as you'd expect, it isn't much more economic.

Summary

In bringing Bentley into a new era, the Continental GT has proved to be a hugely significant car and this third generation version is more desirable still. Purists may grumble at the Teutonic influence, but one can't help feeling that if WO Bentley is watching, he'd now be mighty proud of the coupe that bears his name. This model seamlessly blends Bentley's glittering heritage with the latest technology to create a highly desirable package. If you have the means, sports coupes don't come more classy and capable than this. Its substantial mass ensures it's no hardcore track weapon but if you've got a continent or two to cross in double quick time, there can be few better options.

Bentley Continental GT Speed average rating: 5/5 (2 reviews)

Mr Ricki Moss - 24/05/2019, owner of a Bentley Continental GT Speed Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Comfortable, luxurious and every bit a super car with top speed of 205mph, 0-60 in 4.0, big boot, 4 adult seats and looks amazing. This is what I set out to find and the Tesla's, Porsche's, Aston's couldn't compare. It's a dream car to own and drive and the aftercare service doesn't get better than at Bentley Tunbridge Wells. Other cars just don't feel special after you have owned a Bentley.

Mr Alan Brown - 25/05/2018, owner of a Bentley Continental GT Speed Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
My new Bentley GTC exceeded my expectations as did the dealer in Chelmsford, amazing car and presence, opulent and powerful when needed, yet very quiet when cruising. Perfect drive from the perfect dealer. The comfort and quality are the best, it's a GT, it's a sports car, it's a cruiser, it's got the lot when you want it, dependent on your mood - fantastic build and look.

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