Bentley Continental GT 6.0 W12 Speed 2dr Auto [Tour Spec] Review

Category: Coupé

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
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RRP£218,680
Review

The Bentley Continental GT is a fine grand tourer that gets the balance between sports car and luxury car just about spot on. We’d take ours in ‘entry-level’ V8 form over the flagship W12 model due to its more characterful soundtrack and sharper handling.

The long list of standard equipment includes 21in alloy wheels, full matrix LED headlights, a 10-speaker, 650-watt audio system, wifi and a 12.3in touchscreen infotainment system. However, it’s disappointing that you have to pay extra for automatic emergency braking (AEB).

The flagship Continental GT gets Bentley's iconic W12 engine, and it's a real powerhouse, producing a whopping 650bhp and 664lb ft of torque. It doesn’t sound particularly evocative, though, even with a more sonorous exhaust fitted.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPH3.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

13.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

358

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

311

g/km

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