WITH POWER COMES RESPONSIBILITY.
Press the start button on the advanced new 4.0 litre V8 engine and its inspiring repertoire of sounds is brought to life. From the deep V8 burble at low engine speeds to the rising growl and rasp as the car accelerates.
Bentley’s new V8 develops a massive 660 Newton metres of torque at the comparatively low engine speed of 1700rpm. Catapulting the Continental GTC V8 from a standing start to 60 miles an hour in just 4.7 seconds, and on to a potential top speed of 187 mph (301 km/h).
A new 8-speed transmission delivers faster, smoother gear changes, and accounts for 6% of the total 40% efficiency gain achieved by the new V8. Its greater number of ratios ensures that the engine is always working at its most efficient gearing.