Video: New Bentley Continental GTC Driving Footage

By Auto News Log • October 3rd, 2011

Official driving footage of the new Bentley Continental GTC

- Bold, contemporary, sculpted design employing advanced production technology.
– Sensuous, luxurious, hand-crafted cabin with class-leading infotainment.
– Coupe-like refinement with unrivalled comfort and practicality.
– More powerful 6.0-litre W12 engine with FlexFuel capability, delivering exhilarating performance.
– Uprated chassis for a more dynamic and engaging open-top driving experience.

Taking cues from its GT coupe sibling launched last year, the new Continental GTC builds on the highly successful foundation of the previous cabriolet, which premiered in 2006. Bentley’s design and engineering teams have improved virtually every aspect of the iconic convertible with an uncompromising focus on quality.

The four-seater luxury convertible features a new, even more spacious and sumptuous hand-crafted cabin, with soft-touch leather hides, an extensive range of wood veneers, cool-touch metals and deep-pile carpets. There are 17 standard soft-touch leather hide colours with six colour split combinations, complemented by a range of seven veneers, all produced by Bentley’s talented craftsmen and women.
The GTC’s renowned coupe-like refinement is also enhanced. The tailored, multi-layered fabric hood is complemented by acoustic glass and under-body panels, for optimum noise isolation.

This compelling dynamic package is combined with a more powerful 6.0-litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine as well as a new QuickShift transmission enabling faster gear changes than ever before. Power output is raised from 560PS to 575PS (567bhp/423kW) and the famed Bentley ‘wave of torque’ has been increased by a further 50Nm to 700Nm (516lb ft).

Source: Bentley

 

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