Bentley Unveils the Updated Continental GT Speed Black Edition [642 hp & 840 Nm]
Bentley has just revealed the updated variant of the Continental GT Speed. The car has one main benefit and it is in terms of power and torque. With a top speed of 206 mph or 331 km/h, this unique luxurious car now delivers even more force onto the road thanks to the release of the Black Edition, which joins the Speed family.
Precisely, the engineers have uprated the potent 6.0-litre twin-turbocharged W12 engine, which now produces 642 PS (up from 635 PS) and 840 Nm (from 820 Nm). By the way, the additional torque is applied through the entire rev range through reoptimisation of the boost control, thus bringing greater acceleration performance. The 0-60 mph sprint time has dropped to just 3.9 seconds, while the 0-100 km/h sprint has been estimated at 4.1 seconds.
The Continental GT Speed Black Edition will be available in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. The body colour of this special series is complimented by a high gloss black finish to the window openings and lamp bezels as well as all-black 21-inch five-spoke directional wheels. Behind the latter there are distinctive brake calipers, which can be specified in red or black.
Other one-off features of the Black Edition include contrast colours to the front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser in four different shades: Hallmark, Beluga, St James' Red and Cyber Yellow. Furthermore, carbon fibre adorns the fascia, centre and roof consoles and creates dark ambiance.
The seats and centre console are bordered by contrasting leather, available in Porpoise, Beluga, Pillar Box Red or Cyber Yellow. Corresponding contrast stitching accentuates the diamond quilting of the doors and Mulliner GT Design seats.
Both new Bentley Continental GT Speed and GT Speed Black Edition can be currently ordered. First deliveries are expected this summer.