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Old 4th August 2010, 23:57   #16
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Looks like someone took the current GT and pulled hard on its cheeks!It has got the "ponton" design rear wheel arch.Looks good.
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I like the swooping roofline, but doesn't the back look a bit out of proportion?
Love the wheels!!
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Old 19th August 2010, 00:35   #18
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Teasers of the new Bentley Continental...

Bentley just released a quick teaser video of the new coupe, along with a September 7 reveal date.

Video: http://www.continentalgt.bentleymotors.com/
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Old 1st September 2010, 23:28   #19
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Clearest Conti GT spy pics till date!
I wonder if that boot is going to look that hideous in the production version also or is it just a camouflage?

For the first time ever, the Conti will be revealed on their website ContinentalGT.com at 10:00 AM EST on Tuesday, September 7 .

Source: Spy Shots: Last look at 2012 Bentley Continental GT before internet reveal — Autoblog
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This is going to evoke mixed reactions!

Nice to see the flared nostrils on the hood, a carry-over from the Continental Super-Sports I presume?! The wheels look identical to the older Continental 'Speed' variant's. And I don not understand those rear tail-lights. Are they really that flush with the body work?

All in all, I wouldn't say that it's an improvement over the current one. Just a fresh face!
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Old 5th September 2010, 23:06   #21
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Those tail lamps look like a sticker add on. Im sure they are trying to hide the design. If you look closely, it is possible to the shape of the lamps below the sticker.
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Old 8th September 2010, 18:40   #22
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The new Bentley GT unveiled!!

Press Release:
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THE NEW CONTINENTAL GT COUPE – AT A GLANCE

Sculptured exterior design
Advanced production techniques such as aluminium Super Forming (front wings and boot lid) allow for a more sculpted body and sharp 'power lines'
Unique jewelled headlamps with LED daytime-running lights
More upright matrix radiator grille and new 'double horseshoe' rear profile first shown on the flagship Bentley Mulsanne

Contemporary, hand-crafted cabin
New interior with a bold, sweeping dashboard and instrument panel finished in premium, soft-touch leather hides
Distinctive 'cobra'-design seats for added comfort and enhanced rear cabin space
A new touchscreen, 30GB infotainment system introduces advanced satellite navigation with dynamic route guidance, seven-digit postcode entry and Google Map compatibility (market specific)
Audio systems feature the latest wide frequency Balance Mode Radiator speakers as standard
Revolutionary Dirac Dimensions™ DSP for exceptional sound reproduction (Naim for Bentley premium audio).

More powerful W12 and new high-efficiency V8 FlexFuel engines
6-litre W12 engine twin-turbocharged engine produces 575PS (567bhp/423kW) and 700Nm (516lb ft) of torque.
0 – 60mph in 4.4 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds)
0 -100mph in 10.2 seconds (0-160km/h in 10.2 seconds)
Top speed of 198mph (318km/h)
Overall weight saving of 65kg (143lb) versus predecessor
New high-output, high-efficiency V8 engine due for release in late 2011.

Dynamic Bentley driving experience
ZF 6HP28 transmission with 'Quickshift' system that cuts shift times by 50% and enables double downshifts
New 40:60 rear-biased torque split for the all-wheel drive system reduces understeer when powering out of bends and provides for better modulation of line and attitude by 'throttle steering'
Increased front and rear track improves grip and stability
Advanced ESC system fully exploits the potential of the more powerful W12 engine and improved chassis
20" and (optional) 21" wheels
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The new Bentley GT unveiled!!
I don't know how Bentley have done it, but they've pulled it off! They've just made the Continental GT a little better! And the old Continental is a cracker of a Bentley! Now the new Flying-Spur, Speed and the Super-Sport would be mouth-watering prospects!
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I am not a fan of this one. I still love the present Conti GT.
The rear styling looks bland and that boot lid also does not jell with the rear. The front is too Mulsanne-ish which is already ugly!
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So, is every Bentley of this gen. gonna look like the Mulsanne?
They've ruined it IMHO. The earlier ones were really good and had a very distinct character. This one's plain bland.

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Mulsanne inspired front and rear seem to have given it a more upright stance.But it doesn't really strike much of a visual difference.Not bad,considering the original couldn't have been bettered much!
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I somehow preferred the graceful lines of the original than the kinda butch stance of this car. Its very Mulsanne-ish at the front. That isn't really a very bad thing, but the old front suited the car better IMO. The overall roof-line is still nice, meaning that people will cramp to death in the back seat. But who really cares?
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The overall roof-line is still nice, meaning that people will cramp to death in the back seat. But who really cares?


But Shamik, the rear seats are actually quite spacious. That's by 'coupe' standards of course! By other standards, it's pretty horrendous! Although there is the Continental Flying Spur for that!
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Old 30th June 2011, 00:23   #29
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Default Spied: New 2011 Bentley continental GTC Speed

The new GTC Speed spied!

Source: Autoblog
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The rag top roof on the Continental GTC looks tiny in comparison to the rest of the car. The elegance of the GT is simply not there.
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