Continental GT Introduction

May 11th, 2007

A coupé worthy of the GT name. Inspired by the grace and power of Bentley’s thoroughbred bloodline, the Continental GT combines phenomenal power, class-leading performance and contemporary design with handcraftsmanship in true Crewe tradition. Power that doesn’t compromise space. Handling that doesn’t compromise comfort. Technology that doesn’t compromise handcraftsmanship. Above all, true Grand Touring performance complemented by the luxury of Bentley legend.

ENGINE
Engine Capacity 5998cc
Bore / Stroke 84mm / 90.2mm
Max. Power 552bhp / 560PS / 411kW* @ 6100rpm
Max.Torque 650Nm, 479 lb-ft @ 1600rpm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Emission Level EU 4 / LEV 2
Fuel 98 (95) RON

DRIVELINE AND TRANSMISSION
Continuous all-wheel drive
6-speed automatic transmission

CHASSIS
Continuous, electronic variable damping control and self-levelling, air suspension with manual driver adjustment facility for ride height and damper settings

PERFORMANCE
Max. Speed 198mph / 318km/h
Acceleration 0 - 60mph 4.7 seconds
Acceleration 0 - 100km/h 4.8 seconds
* Power ratings are based on 98 RON fuel

FUEL CONSUMPTION
EU DRIVE CYCLE
Urban 10.8mpg 26.2 litres/100km
Extra-Urban 23.7mpg 11.9 litres/100km
Combined 16.5mpg 17.1 litres/100km
Co2 emissions (combined) 410g/km
EPA DRIVE CYCLE
City Driving 11 USmpg
Highway Driving 18 USmpg

WEIGHTS AND VOLUMES
Kerbweight 2385kg 5258 Ib
Gross Vehicle Weight 2800kg 6170 Ib
Boot Volume 370L 0.37m³ / (13.1 cu.ft)
Fuel Tank Capacity 90L 19.8 Gallons / 23.8 US Gallons

DIMENSIONS
Overall Length 4804mm 189.13 in
Width across body 1916mm 75.43 in
Width across mirrors 2102mm 82.76 in
Height 1390mm 54.72 in
Wheel Base 2745mm 108.07 in
Turning Circle (kerb to kerb) 11200mm 440.94 in
Front Leg-room 1075mm 42.32 in
Rear Leg-room 766mm 30.16 in

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