New cutting for the Nobel British

Crewe ( UK), February 24, 2015

There are points, as car manufacturers differ, despite large target group and price difference hardly another: So also sent Bentley four - cycle model years, the Continental GT car family to lift. In addition, the British but also miss the Flying Spur ?? after only two years of market presence ?? a tiny update. The results Rework premiere at the Geneva Motor Show 2015 ( March 5 to 15 ).

Sharpened Continental GT exterior design

All models, the Continental GT family ( Continental GT, Continental GT Convertible and Continental GT Speed) get a new front bumper with revised grille elements and more fenders. The front fenders are also new outlets. At the rear of the vehicle, the redesigned trunk lid catches your eye. The new form is intended to improve the aerodynamics of the car rear. Among them sits a new chrome strip. The GT Speed ​​models are also equipped with a newly designed rear diffuser.

Equipment additions and changes

Bentley also extends the standard equipment of the luxury family. Outside, the program will be increased by new 21-and 22-inch wheels variants and three new paint colors. The luxurious interior has always been supplemented and revised the British manufacturer with a new leather steering wheel, redesigned instruments and larger sized shift paddles. The interior is illuminated now standard using LED technology. Optional Wi-Fi hotspot is available in all models now available for purchase.

New Zwölfender - Family Heart

While the V8 in the Continental GT series remained untouched during the revision, works in the models with the W12 designation from the coming year, the optimized version of the six-liter twelve-cylinder twin-turbocharged. Thus, the performance of the unit increased from 575 to 590 hp. Similarly, the value of the maximum torque increased from 700 to 720 Newton meters. With 14.1 liter Bentley indicates improved by five percent average fuel consumption per 100 kilometers. This is achieved by an automatic cylinder deactivation, which can run on only six pots the W12 at moderate power demand.

Minimal changes for the Flying Spur

Also, the twelve-cylinder engine of the Flying Spur ( 625 hp and 800 Nm of torque ) runs future before with automatic cylinder deactivation. Under the optic diameter, the luxury sedan Bentley was not merely new rims, colors for latex and leather, and also a Wi-Fi hotspot can be additionally order now.

Customer deliveries from summer 2015

The customer deliveries of the revised GT family as well as the Flying Spur is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2015. Whether there will be new prices, has not yet been announced. A Continental GT with 507 hp V8 had been a starting price of 170,051 euros. A Flying Spur will cost at least € 177.905 with the same drive . (ml)