Bentley, the celebrated British automobile manufacturer first introduced its Continental GT in 2003. Although it was the highest-selling vehicle in the lineup, unfortunately, it has not experienced any notable changes until 2016 since its inception. The all-new 2018 Bentley Continental GT will be the refreshed version last year model. New luxury coupe should be on the road somewhere at the end of 2017. However, when the revamped Continental GT arrives at the market, it will ultimately generate the recognizable lineup of versions, such as the Convertible, GT Speed, and the Flying Spur car. Although, the British automaker will not shake the boat too much, but as far as the 2018 model Continental GT is concerned, this will still be an unbelievable array of extremely luxurious sedans.
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2018 Bentley Continental GT Changes
Most of the external styling of the all-new Bentley Continental GT 2018 will be identical to those of the GT Coupe built 5 years ago, except the foldable fabric top. The front fascia styling has been borrowed from the concept sports sedan, the EXP 10 Speed 6, revealed at the recently held motor show in Geneva. As a result, it comes equipped with the similar wheels and LED headlamps, with LED daytime running lights and fog lights.
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Similar to the concept sedan, the new vehicle comes with a shorter wheelbase and as shorter overhangs.
The new Continental GT will be more frivolous than the current model due to the liberal use of aluminum and high-potency steel materials in its entire body construction when compared to that of its steel-bodied predecessor. Furthermore, it will be constructed on the new lightweight MSB platform with the cooperation with Porsche.
Around back, the new 2018 Continental GT comes with the similar styling of the sports sedan concept, with LED tail lamps and a bumper. Besides these modifications, the new vehicle seems to adopt the trademark styling of Bentley, borrowing several prompts from the existing model, most of them will be done beneath the surface of the vehicle. Overall, the new Continental GT is expected to come with an attractive external styling to vie competently with its class contestants, such as new DB11 and AMG SL65 or AMG GT.
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New Bentley Continental GT 2018 Interior
Similar to the exterior, the interior will be identical to that of the sports coupe, the EXP 10 Speed 6. The cabin of the new vehicle comes with the identical panel board design, door panels, and leather seats. It comes equipped with a large central display monitor, similar to that of the Tesla Model S. Also it comes with a completely new electronic digital cluster a more athletic 4-spoke steering wheel, and two-level component on the dashboard, which generates, even more, intensity and stunning detail.
The 2018 Bentley Continental GT will be powered by the same V8 twin-turbo powertrain with the displacement of 4.0 liters. It will also come equipped with a V6 petrol-operated plug-in hybrid engine that can offer the new vehicle the output of 410 horsepower. Although Bentley has not yet confirmed about the option of the 6.0-liter capacity W12 power plant, if it powers the new Continental GT, it will get the highest power output of 600 horsepower. Whatever the engine option, Bentley would make its new model Continental GT to get better acceleration. This would make the vehicle attain the 0-60 mph speed in 4.1-4.2 seconds and the top speed of 195 mph.
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Date of release and base price
The release date of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT most likely will be during the end of 2017 or less likely early part of 2018. Regarding its base cost, the new Continental GT 2018 price will be available at $195,000.
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