Tomorrow, Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris is about to open its doors for the petrol heads, which are about to get amazed by the Bentley's all-new, reshaped, high-end ride - 2011 Continental GT. Benefiting from even more sculpted, masculine and sharp styling than its predecessor, the new GT will hit the marque's showrooms from the first quarter of 2011.

In the terms of performance, the fresh substitute also boasts some significant updates, packing an improved version of the successful W12 powerplant, which now delivers the staggering 567 horsepower (423 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of maximum torque.

As soon as the door opens, the 2011 Bentley Continental GT reveals an extraordinary ambience full of handcrafted luxury blended with state-of-the-art hi-tech elements. Some of the highlights include: increased stowage space, an additional 46 mm of legroom for the back-seat passengers and a 30 GB infotainment system with touchscreen technology.

Alasdair Stewart, Member of the Board for Sales and Marketing, stated: "Paris was the perfect stage for Bentley to show the first Continental GT concept in 2002. The public reaction to this bold, original design statement inspired us to bring the GT to life. It is exciting and fitting to begin this new chapter in the Continental story in the city that launched the first car in such style."

2011 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT – PRICING DETAILS:

POUNDS STERLING £135,760
US DOLLAR $189,900 MSRP
EURO €154, 600
RENMINBI ¥3,500,000
YEN ¥24,150,000




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