The interior layout, fit and finish
You’d expect a Bentley to be luxurious, and the Continental GT Convertible doesn’t disappoint. Just about everything is trimmed with polished wood or soft leather, and the quality of the fixtures and fittings is exemplary. The Aston Martin DB11 Volante interior feels positively cheap in comparison.
There's a wide range of electric seat adjustment, so drivers of different shapes and sizes can get comfortable. True, you sit quite high up by convertible standards, but the window line is high too, creating a cocooned feel.
In terms of visibility, the Continental GT Cabriolet's steeply angled windscreen pillars are quite restrictive and create sizeable blind-spots at roundabouts and angled junctions, and rear visibility is also restricted with the roof up. Fortunately, the list of standard equipment includes a top-view camera, a pedestrian warning function and a reversing traffic warning system designed to stop you backing into cars approaching from the side.