Bentley Continental GT S 

  • built in England
  • 2014
  • 521 HP 4.0L
  • 191 mph
 
The new engine will have all the exhilarating power, drama and performance you would expect from a V8 engine sporting the famous Bentley wings, effortlessly delivered with our characteristic ‘wave of torque.
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Since the launch of the original GT in 2003, the W12-engined Continental range has gone from strength to strength with over 50,000 sales worldwide, making Bentley’s factory in Crewe, England, the largest producer of 12 cylinder engines in the world.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Bentley Continental GT S

0-60mph

Continental GT S
4.3 s
MP4-12C
3.1 s
GranTurismo
5.2 s

Top speed

Continental GT S
191 mph
Wraith
155 mph
MP4-12C
205 mph

0-100mph

Continental GT S
10.3 s
MP4-12C
5.9 s

Data points Key details of the Bentley Continental GT S

Horsepower

Continental GT S
521 HP
Wraith
624 HP
GranTurismo
433 HP

Torque

Continental GT S
501 ft-lb
GranTurismo
363 ft-lb
Wraith
590 ft-lb

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Expressing their potent, muscular character, these models are distinguished by a black gloss matrix grille with chrome frame and centre bar, a red enamel Bentley ‘B’ badge, and a black matrix three-segment lower front bumper divided by distinctive body-coloured strakes.
Inside the cabin, an Eliade cloth headlining, new contemporary Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus veneers, optional two-tone leather colour split and short centre console continue the fresh, sporting design theme.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bentley
Type of car Production car
Year 2014
City mileage 15 MPG
Highway mileage 24 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.71 lb/hp
Maximum hp 521 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 501 ft-lb @ 1,700 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,993 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 191 mph
0-60mph 4.3 s
0-100mph 10.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Continuous AWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 8 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.71:1
  2. 2: 3.14:1
  3. 3: 2:1
  4. 4: 1.67:1
  5. 5: 1.29:1
  6. 6: 1:1
  7. 7: 0.84:1
  8. 8: 0.67:1
Axle ratio 2.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241
Rear wheels 508/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 5,060 lb
Width 87.7 in
Height 54.9 in
Length 189.2 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in
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