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Old 25th March 2010, 09:22   #1
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Default Spied: New 2nd generation 2011 Bentley continental GT coupe

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Completely new platform from D4 Audi A8, other details unknown but styling evolutionary, more like a face lift even though the car is all new.
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Old 25th March 2010, 23:28   #2
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I don't like the new headlamps here. I think the current CGT has a better looking front. But yeah, the roof is now with more swoop and is definitely looking better!
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Oh No ! I have a feeling they are trying to keep it as close to the Mulsanne design cues, the headlamp tells me that story. But some how, I still love it. Anyday over a Mulsanne. Like the sharpened lines. Gives the car more character IMO. Rest, after seeing one in flesh.

Thanks for sharing mate. Great Find !

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Although not a huge fan of any CGT, the older generation in the second pic looks fabulous. Not bad for a 2002 design, eh?
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The have ruined the front.
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I find the new Bentley looks awesome from the front. Totally gorgeous.
Love the new speed front grill and the lower waistline bumpers.
Love the different shaped headlights also.
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The looks good not not better than the current one, I feel this design might grow on you when years pass. The tails gives a fell of American muscle car which those huge shoulders.
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There is speculation on other auto blogs that it might just be a Photoshop.

Even if it is I quite like it
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That Mulsanne-ed front end might be a little hard to digest,but the rest is just evolutionary.And very subtle.That's because the original design was too good,and couldn't be bettered much!
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It's like it's winking or something! The front lights look like they've been squeezed!

I like the swoopier roof-line and the massive wheels though!
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old bently's front and upper body is good, new one's lower body is good
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I dont know if I hate it or dislike it, but I think i prefer the old CGT front. But thats not to say that the mulsanne is a bad looking front end, infact i think its the best looking in its segment, better than the phantom and ghost.

Lets see how it looks on the road.
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Recent spy shots
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My primary interest in this, of course, is what happens to the Flying Spur. Hopefully it'll be as regal as the current one, while moving the game forward by some.

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Although not a huge fan of any CGT, the older generation in the second pic looks fabulous. Not bad for a 2002 design, eh?
Exactly. What a set of rims !!
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It's good to see that Bentley has retained the basic design and silhouette. The lights up-front might take some getting used to. I wouldn't be surprised if this new Continental GT/Flying Spur sells as well as, if not better, than the outgoing variant.
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