No. 987
March 13, 2019

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MARCH 20, 2019

(Bentley images)
The new Bentley Continental 
GT V8 and GT V8 Convertible have made their official debut. Both V8 models are equipped with a new-generation 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged engine developing 542HP (550 PS) and 568 lb.ft (770 Nm) of torque. The V8 features dual twin-scroll turbochargers located inside the ‘V’ of the engine. Top speed? 198 mph (318 km/h) and 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds for the Coupe; 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds for the Convertible. Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Crewe, Great Britain, the Continental GT V8 and GT V8 Convertible "combine driver-focused performance with exquisite refinement and cutting-edge technology," according to the manufacturer's PR boffins. Both cars feature 20-inch, 10-spoke painted alloys wheels, subtle V8 badging and a beautiful handcrafted interior. It will be available in the US in Q3. Prices haven't been released yet, but we likey. That is all.