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Performance

An ultra-high performance convertible, the Continental GT Speed Convertible is capable of 0-60mph in just 4.1 seconds, with a top speed of 203 miles per hour. But drive with the hood down and a new dimension is revealed: the open air, where every aspect of the comfort and power of the GT Speed Convertible seems amplified. 

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Engineering

With peak power of 635 PS, the Continental GT Speed Convertible stands at the pinnacle of the Bentley Continental stable. A full throttle standing start sees 60 mph flash past in just 4.1 seconds, with a top speed of 203 mph. Yet Bentley’s engineering team has ensured that the new GT Speed Convertible W12 engine and powertrain is just as fuel-efficient as the Continental GT Convertible.

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Transmission

The W12 engine is mated to a ZF eight-speed transmission: designed to handle the extreme levels of torque generated by the W12, the transmission cuts acceleration times by ensuring that the engine is always at the ideal speed for peak torque delivery. This state-of-the-art transmission also features "Block Shifting" technology, capable of shifting directly from (for example) 8th gear to 4th gear for instantaneous response and acceleration.

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Suspension

By bringing the GT Speed Convertible just 10mm closer to the ground, Bentley's chassis engineering team laid the foundation for an even sportier driving experience. To do so, they changed the springs, dampers, anti roll bars and suspension bushes. The result is improved body control under hard cornering together with greater agility.

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Efficiency

Bentley’s engineering team has ensured that the new Speed Convertible W12 engine and powertrain is just as fuel-efficient as the Continental GT. The latest engine management system, an eight-speed transmission and careful refinement of the turbocharger settings have seen an overall improvement of 12% in fuel economy, with a commensurate increase in tank range compared to the previous generation model.