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Old 19th January 2005, 23:03   #1
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12 months after launching the Continental GT, Bentley have launched what they call the fastest 4 door sedan, a car that shares heart and soul with the GT coupe.
It's powered by a 6.0Ltr twin turbo 12 cylinder engine that belts out 552bhp and rockets the car from 0-100 in around 5 seconds. Top speed is about 190mph.

Bentley may say that the car shares heart and soul with the coupe but this sedan doesn't do anything for me. I prefer the coupe anyday. Check out pics.











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Bentley may say that the car shares heart and soul with the coupe but this sedan doesn't do anything for me. I prefer the coupe anyday. Check out pics.
I agree with you. The coupe looks a much more balanced car.
Coming back to the sedan, the engine's the same as the coupe, which is fabulous and the interiors are classy.
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More like a Bentley coupe that mated with a VW Phaeton - specially around the rear door, lined with some dead cows inside. Car actually shares the same floorpan with the Phaeton and VW might make the car in the underutilised Phaeton factory.
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Was this the car sighted at Hyderabad?!!
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no
i dont think anyone has such a car in india .. YET
i like the front , hate the rear , love the engine and the interiors ...
thats about it
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Was this the car sighted at Hyderabad?!!
Dude... Bentley have just launched it. They havent even come in showrooms in Europe.

Btw...not bad in my opinion. Looks good, engine is a blaster...fantastic interiors..wat else! Bentley Rocks!!
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I'm so ignorant about this..
But I was talkin about this post..


Spotted in Hyderabad (Pic: Bentley Continental GT in Hyderabad)

[COLOR=Sienna][COLOR=DarkOrange]Isn't it the same?!![/COLOR][/COLOR]
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I think there is some confusion as both share the same front end
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Ya see!!
Phew, finally some support!! LOL!!
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I really like this car. Yeah at first seems a bit odd to look at after you have seen the GT Coupe but this is equally classy. It has everything , gogeous looks , classy interiors and an engine with punch. And ohh the sound of the GT coupe was so mind blowing, I'm sure this will be the same.

I may even pick it over the Arnage saloon

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The GT Coupe looks better and it feels sporty to.o
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I feel it looks like the GT stretch or the GTlimo at the first glance , But the GT obviously looks better! There is a silver GT in Mumbai which i had seen long ago in bandra and recently my friend spotted it in Woril Seaface along with a 911!!
next time I ll surely get the pics guys!! Sorry 4 this time!

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I love this car, looks perfect.
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Guyz...the side view pic resembles a Chrysler 300C isnt it??
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The coupe may look better but the Sedan seems more practical to me. The Bentley was never meant to be hardcore performance car and what ever performance it does posses, is only in a straight line.

Handling was never the strenght of the Bentley. With the Sedan, you get much more room, especially at the rear. The coupe provided no leg room for the rear passengers.

This one though, is much more complete. I choose this over the Coupe.

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