The dynamic S version of the Continental GT V8 with 521 BHP has been added to the Bentley’s fleet of cars. In the year 2012 in the month of January, Bentley launched Continental GT at NAIAS. Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber the Chairman and Chief Executive of Bentley Motors, commented on the vehicle by saying, that the Continental GT V8 S is the definitive Grand Tourer. Its performance and comforts allows the passengers to enjoy the journey comfortably regardless of the distance.
The S version is stepping to IAA very soon, all together the car outputs a total of 521 BHP at 6000 RPM, which enables the Bentley Continental GT V8 S to go from 0-100 Kmph in 4.5 seconds now that is 0.3 faster than other models, whereas the maximum speed is 303 Kmph. In 4.7 seconds the convertible meets 100 Kmph, then keeps accelerating till the speedometer reading is 307 Kmph. The engine has been upgraded and modified, the suspension has been lowered by 10mm and 45 percent of the front springs have been raised. For better steering response the whole system is modified. Ride quality has been increased due to modification in damping control system.
To improve the aerodynamics, modifications have been done to the exterior, which appears with a stylish front splitter. Black shine finishing is given to the grille in the front portion and on the 20 inch alloy wheels. Subtle cabin is also included. A sharpened ‘S’ mode introduced via an eight-speed automatic gearbox’s, shifts are faster and gear withstands are longer. Self-levelling air suspension, coupled with the 20-inch wheels add uniqueness to the S models. The color of the car is in Kingfisher Blue and Monaco Yellow. In the Interior Bentley Hallmarks are found such as, soft leathers and much more.