2012 Bentley Continental Spied image

These amazing shots show exactly how, the facelifted 2012 Bentley Continental will looklike. On the front there’s a more upright grille while the lower bumper has been reprofiled to include a wider air intake. Also, a news set of headlamps with integrated led daylight running light will be used.

Under the hood, the new Continental will use the new VW Group 6.3 Liter W12 engine – engine that was unveiled for the first time on the new Audi A8 W12L.

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On the A8, The 6.3 FSI engine has an output of 368 kW (500 hp) and delivers its peak torque of 625 Nm (460.98 lb-ft) at engine speeds at 3,250 rpm. It gives the long-wheelbase Audi A8 the kind of performance normally expected of a sports car: it sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in only 4.9 seconds and effortlessly reaches its governed top speed of 250 km/h (155.34 mph).
On the new Continental, the engine will provide most probably around 600 hp ( actual Continental has 550 hp )
Expect to pay around £135,000 for the Continental GT when it goes on sale before the end of the year.

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