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New Bentley Continental GT Speed and Black Edition unveiled

New Bentley Continental GT Speed and Black Edition unveiled

Snapshot: Bentley motors unveiled a revived version of the Continental GT Speed along with the Continental GT Speed Black Edition.

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The British marque, Bentley unveiled a revived version of the Continental GT Speed along with the Continental GT Speed Black Edition. The British luxury automaker knows how to load it up in terms of exclusivity and performance. Undoubtedly, the engineers in Bentley have developed even more muscle from the Continental’s iconic 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine.

Introducing the Continental GT Speed Black Edition, the brand has added a striking and unique tweaks like a high gloss black finish to the exterior brightware that also includes window openings and lamp bezels, an all-black 21 inch five-spoke directional wheels that covers brake calipers, which can be specified in red or black finishes. The Black Edition also features contrast colours to the front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser in four different shades - Hallmark, Beluga, St James’ Red and a new shade, Cyber Yellow.

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Speaking on this, Mr Paul Jones, Product Line Director for Continental GT, comments: “We have developed the GT Speed Black Edition to meet demand from customers for a model in the Continental line that offers both increased sporting capabilities and instantly recognisable styling cues. The Black Edition has a subtle but purposeful look that is backed up by exceptional performance.”

The interior of the Black Edition gets a combination of dark tones and vivid highlighting. The front fascia centre and roof consoles is embellished with carbon fibre to create a dark lavish ambience. While you’ll see a dedicated Black Edition colour split on the seat and the centre console bordered with contrasting leather. The colour availability in the interior are Porpoise, Beluga, Pillar Box Red or new Cyber Yellow to match the exterior styling accents.

Mechanically, both the Continental GT Speed and the Black Edition are power packed with a 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, where the GT Speed can now crank out 642 PS as compared to its predecessor that use to produce 635 PS, and an extra torque of 20 Nm making a total of 840 Nm of torque. The GT Speed can accelerate from 0 - 100 kmph in just 4.1 seconds before hitting the electronically limited top speed of 331 kmph.

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