The 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 is lighter, more eco-friendly, cheaper and…weaker.
Bentley Continental GT V8 Prices
The new V8-powered Bentley is priced at $174,000 or about 10 percent less than the twelve-cylinder W12 variation. If you order a carbon ceramic brakes with black calipers, you will have to pay $13,600 more. Another pricy option is a Mulliner Driving Specification with Colour Specification package – it will add $12,230.
The total price of the optional packages is $36,000 worth but British manufacturers guarantee that you will have a unique car that shares the brand`s values.
What is new?
The Bentley Continental GT V8 is individualized by a black grille with chrome frame, vertical center bar, and red Bentley badges. Another feature that separates the Continental GT V8 is a lower rear valence that frames a pair of new figure eight-shaped exhaust outlets.
The 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 is powered by a new twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine. That car loses 67 hp and 29 lb-ft is comparison with a 12-cylinder model. The engine boasts 500 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 487 pound-feet of torque at only 1,700 rpm. The car uses eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Bentley Continental GT V8 is only 0.2 seconds slower that W12 and accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in4.6 seconds.