2018 Bentley Continental GT Review, Engine Specs, Release Date, Performance and Price Tag

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After a lot of spy shots published all over the Internet, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT has finally arrived. Debuted at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT finally showed its looks.

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With a far sleeker and dynamic look than the previous generation, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT seems to have delighted its fans all over the world. The new 2018 Bentley Continental GT is not only longer as it is also lower than the current Continental GT. Besides, with 17 exterior colors to choose from, 15 carpet options, 15 trim choices, and 8 veneer choices, you can be sure that you’ll get the right 2018 Bentley Continental GT for you.

2018 Bentley Continental GT Release Date

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The 2018 Bentley Continental GT was debuted at the 1017 Frankfurt Motor Show and it will go on sale during the middle of this year.

2018 Bentley Continental GT Price

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According to Bentley, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT price starts at $201,225.

2018 Bentley Continental GT Redesign and Changes

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One of the things that will immediately catch your attention is the fact that the 2018 Bentley Continental GT is lower and longer than the current one. The new Continental GT is now using the same platform as the Porsche Panamera which mixes different materials including aluminum and steel.

The truth is that before the debut of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT, we didn’t have anything bad to say about its exterior. However, now, we can definitely say that the current one almost seemed like a bus. The truth is that the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT is now lower, less bulky, neater, and more muscular.

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2018 Bentley Continental GT Specs

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For the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT, Bentley decided to proceed with the use of the same standard powerplant – the twin-turbo W-12 engine. However, this is a new version of the engine that has been used already in the Bentyaga.

The 2018 Bentley Continental GT 12-cylinder engine is now capable of producing 626 of horsepower and is able to produce  664 pounds per feet of torque. While the torque remains the same as in Bentyaga, the horsepower has an increase of 26 horses.

In terms of the transmission, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT comes with an 8-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission, the same that is being used in the Panamera ZF.

2018 Bentley Continental GT Interior

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When you decide that you want to buy a Bentley, you know that the interior won’t ever disappoint you. And this is exactly what happens with the interior of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT.

Inside the cabin, you will see a lot of wood, polished metal, and sumptuous leather. In fact, you will be able to choose between 8 different wood veneers.

Featuring a beautiful and handy center-console trim, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT also includes a powerful sound system – a 650-watt with 10 speakers audio system in the standard version, and a Naim with 2200-watt and with 18 speakers in the most expensive one.

One of the best options that 2018 Bentley Continental GT includes refers to the Bentley Rotating System. It serves to replace the current 12.3 inches infotainment touchscreen and it includes 3 different panels that almost seem that will be used by James Bond. While not everyone will like it, the truth is that it adds that unique and luxurious touch to an amazing car. 

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