2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 Owners Manual – Soon after at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show Bentley unveiled the Continental GT V8 variation. Now, the company wants to increase the Continental collection at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show with the supplement of a new Continental GT V8 S variation.
Provided in each coupe and convertible version, the new model is characterized by an additional 21 horsepower, a modified revocation, and improved performance stats. In short, Bentley described its newest design as “sleeker, quicker and a lot more sensitive.” Also, despite the additional power, the new Continental GT V8 S produce amazing fuel economy figures, such as a terrific driving range of 500 miles.
Together with the more strength, the model also obtained up-dates to the exterior seem, the inclusion of two specifically designed exterior paints, a revised interior look and the typical listing of common Bentley features.
The Continental GT V8 S is a sportier variation of the base Continental GT V8 and it also is notable by a much more extraordinary appear. Bentley preferred a decreased ride height that provides a streamlined and a lot more purposeful position when the exterior seem is complemented by a distinct front splitter, discrete side sills and delicate rear diffuser done in Beluga gloss.
As with any other Continental GT model, the new S model gives an interior loaded with smooth-effect leathers, timber veneers, finished metals, and deeply-stack flooring. However, for the new S model, Bentley gives a range of two-sculpt trims and an exclusive compare middle stripe for the cover-cut roof structure coating painted in the identical color as the main cover. Particular “V8 S” badges are also popular on every door sill tread dish.
Under the hood of the new Continental GT V8 S, Bentley positioned an updated version of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine tricked to deliver a complete of 521 horsepower and a 502 pound-toes of torque that starts at 1,700 rpm. The engine is mated to a shut-rate ZF 8-10-speed automatic transmission and the coupe version sprints to 60 mph in just 4.3 moments, although the convertible does the exact same sprint in 4.5 mere seconds. Leading speed of the coupe and convertible models are 192 miles per hour and 191 miles per hour, correspondingly.
Thanks to tube deactivation, fuel economy also checks in unexpectedly high, with the coupe model supplying around 26.8 mpg and the convertible version checking in at 25.9 mpg merged on the EU pattern. This permits the driver to travel around 500 kilometers involving load-ups.