Bentley at the 2014 New York International Auto Show
Bentley is going to present the upgraded performance of the Continental GT Speed and the acclaimed V8 engine to the Flying Spur luxury sedan at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
"I'm excited for the new Flying Spur V8 and 2015 GT Speed models to make their North American debut in New York," commented Christophe Georges, President and COO, Bentley Motors, Inc.
"2013 was a record year for Bentley and demonstrated the high level of performance the brand is capable of. I look forward to seeing that success continue as the depth and breadth of our model lines continue to expand. All of our new products and initiatives will continue to embody the spirit of Bentley's heritage while delivering effortless performance.", he added.
Bentley Continental GT Speed Coupe is powered by an uprated 6.0 liter twin-turbo W12 engine with 626HP (460 kW) and 820Nm (607 lb-ft) of torque. It has a top speed of 332 km/h (206 mph). The GT Speed Convertible is the fastest four seat open top car in the world, capable of 324 km/h (203 mph).
The flagship comes with sharp front splitter, discrete side skirts and elegant rear diffuser of the Mulliner Styling Specification are finished to match the exterior paint color. The 21" Speed wheel design, headlamps and tail lamps are given a dark tint finish. The exterior modifications are completed with red-painted brake calipers and chrome "Speed" badge.
The interior boasts a dark mono-tone scheme, accent stripes in a contrasting color are applied across the doors, rear panels, fascia wings, inner console and gear lever. "Speed" branding is sewn to the headrests, while a chrome "Speed" badge enhances the passenger side fascia panel.
Bentley's renowned 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 engine develops now has 500HP and 659Nm (488 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 295 km/h (183 mph). The Flying Spur is capable of covering more than 800km (500 miles).