Bentley has recently released the full specification details with its Continental GT Speed, the fastest production model ever to be made by the company.
According to the car manufacturer, the Bentley Continental GT Speed is powered by the iconic 6-liter twin turbo W12 engine which is now developing a total output of 616 BHP (625 PS) at 6,000 rpm and it has a peak torque of 800 Nm (590 lb-ft), available between 2,000 and 5,000 rpm. The model is getting 50 HP and 100 Nm more than the standard version and all of this power is being sent to the all-wheel drive through the new ZF eight-speed close-ratio automatic transmission. The Bentley Continental GT Speed can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds (1 to 100 km/h in 4.2s) and from o to 100 mph (160 km/h) in 9.0 seconds.
The Bentley Continental GT Speed is coming with 405 mm ventilated discs in front and 335 mm ventilated discs at the rear, which are covered by the 9.5J x 21-inch rims wrapped in 275/35ZR21 tires. The model is 4,806 mm long, 1,944 mm wide and 1,394 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,746 mm. Fuel consumption stands at 22.2 l/100 km urban, 10/1 l/100 km extra urban and 14.5 l/100 km combined while the CO2 emissions stop at 338 g/km. Bentley says that the inspiration for the GT Speed came from the “Speed” models from 1923 and the first generation of the Continental GT Speed, which was introduced back in 2007, was a huge success, so this new one is also expected to find a lot of new owners in a short time. More details on the Bentley Continental GT Speed will be announced during the 2012 Moscow Motor Show, where the model will be officially presented to the public, on the 29th of August.