2018 Bentley Continental GT
The coming of next Continental GT has been discussed for many times on the auto news. The auto fans are questioning on how the future Bentley will be developed. However, everything starts to be obvious as the spy shots of new Continental GT have been leaked to public while doing the recent testing mule. At first sight, the external appearance of GT is inspired from the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept as shown in the Geneva Auto Show. The betterments on the car inside as well as the new powertrain are also much expected to attract the buyers’ attentions. As modern vehicle, the 2018 Bentley Continental GT must be impressive along with the technological features and best materials provided.
After holding a joint venture with Porsche, the new GT will be architected with the MSB platform, similar to the next Porsche Panamera. Overall, the intact outlook of the Continental looks more muscular and wider than the current vehicle. In addition, the car body panels are going to be built up on the aluminum materials and high strength steel. Definitely, the upcoming 2018 Bentley Continental GT will have the lighter weight than its forerunner allowing the more car efficiency. As inspired the EXP 10, some features including the LED headlights, the oval-shaped taillights and new exhaust system have been adopted.
Unfortunately, we might be unable to talk in details on the interior since not much could be recognized for clear. Inside the cabin, there will be two-seating arrangement available for 4 passengers. No doubt that the auto team will enhance the high quality leather upholstery for the car seats and door panels. Moreover, the large display screen as in Tesla Model S and new steering wheel will be provided to the dashboard.
Even though the engine for 2018 Bentley Continental GT is not yet confirmed, the engine unit of a 4.0 liter, twin-turbocharged V8 might be one option. The current engine could deliver the output for the model of around 550 horsepower. Another possible powertrain comes from a tweaked 6.0 liter W-12 capable to produce the more power of 635 horsepower. There will also be a hybrid option for the Bentley, based on rumors.
Price and Release Date
The international auto exhibition in 2017 at Geneva might be opted for the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT show time. The price estimation for the GT starts around $200,000, a little higher than the current model.