The Speed trim level of the Bentley Continental GT premiered in 2009 as a performance-themed model of the ultra-luxury vehicle. Based on the Bentley Continental GT refined in 2011, the Continental GT Speed edition returned for the 2013 model year. Equipped with a twin-turbocharged, 6.0-liter W-12 engine, the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed was influenced by a forceful 616 horsepower. Channeled through a close-ratio eight-speed automatic transmission and fed to the road by an all-wheel drive system, 616 horsepower allows the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in four seconds.
Top speed for the 2013 Continental GT Speed is rated at 205 miles per hour. On the outside, the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed was defined from its base counterpart with traits such as tinted lights as well as large front air intakes. Lowered by 0.4 inches, the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed received a performance-oriented, self-leveling air suspension system equipped with Continuous Damping Control. 21-inch wheels of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed are available in a silver or dark tint appearance. Inside, the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed provides the customer with 17 colors of hide leather, 14-way power driver’s seat and an infotainment system operating from an eight-inch touchscreen.
A Breitling clock is also present in the Continental GT Speed’s center console. For 2014, the Bentley Continental GTC Speed offers the performance feel with the open-air sensation of a convertible. Engine output will rise to 631 for the 2015 model year Bentley Continental GT Speed.
Where lavishness meets decadence, at the very top of that precipice, you will come across the Bentley Continental GT Speed. Over-the-top gaudiness is married to a penchant for top-notch speed. A cruiser it is, yet one that offers only roominess to the front passengers, for six-figures nonetheless.