Continental Supersports: the fastest Bentley in brand’s historyJanuary 6, 2017
The company has revealed a new Bentley Continental Supersports – its most extreme model in history. Nobody ever expected that Bentley typed courage to bring its “Continental” to the parameters of supercar: 700 hp power and 1017 Nm of torque from a deeply modernized W12 engine.
With such power performance in front of us, without exaggeration, the fastest and most powerful Bentley ever. The Crew claim that their new coupe – the fastest and most powerful four-seater car in the world.
New Bentley Continental Supersports accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds. The maximum speed of 336 km / h. There is also a version without top: it wins the first hundred in 3.9-seconds. Convertible is equipped with a multi-layer “hood” – a roof that has passed rigorous tests in conditions from -30 degrees to over 50 degrees Celsius.
Bentley W12 engine upgraded with new high-efficiency turbines, revised exhaust gas cooling, and the new rods. The fastest “Continental” got torque vectoring system of GT3-R, which made that beast more docile on the road.
The equipment Bentley Continental Supersports include the world’s largest carbon-ceramic brake discs, hidden in the 21-inch forged rollers, which together save sports coupe 20 kg weight. Customers can order a car factory exhaust system of titanium and save even 5 kg. In general, the new Bentley Continental Supersports -the most lightweight car in the Continental GT family. With that said, the curb weight of the car is still very high – 2 280 kg.
To distinguish the most powerful and fastest version of the Continental can be on carbon elements on the body, and on carbon-fiber decorative elements inside.
The exhaust pipes are painted in high-gloss black, while the rear lights dimmed to match the black accents on the body: a black grille, diffuser in the rear bumper, door handles and frames the side windows.
The cabin is a unique three-color trim, door panels in Alcantara, checkered inlay on the center console, carbon fiber and other small touches.
The price of the car at the moment is not announced, but according to preliminary data, in the UK Continental Supersports will cost at least 200 thousand pounds. Continental Supersports will be available on the global market in the first quarter of 2017, according to the press service of the company.
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