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2012 Bentley Continental GT V8

At a Glance

Pricing $189,900
Drive Types AWD
Engines 6.0l W12
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 12 (city), 19 (highway)

Overview Information

This luxurious coupe combines exclusivity and performance better than anything else in its class. Only the big Mercedes-Benz CL coupe is on par with the Bentley. Although the CL has comparable performance, it can't match the striking Continental GT in sheer style. Powered by a 6.0L W-12 and equipped with AWD, this Bentley is built for long distance journeys in any weather, but with a curb weight over 2.5 tons, this is one heavy coupe.

What Changed:

The Continental GT wears new styling. The output of the 6.0l W12 engine increases to 567-bhp. A V8 model will be added later in the model year.

Official Word:

Two new Bentley Continental V8 models will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on 9th January 2012. The new 4.0 litre, twin turbocharged V8 Continental GT coupe and GTC convertible achieve exceptional standards for power-to-emissions in the high luxury sports car sector. This remarkable, new Bentley V8 engine delivers maximum power of 500bhp (507PS/373Kw) at 6000 rev/min and an extraordinary peak torque of 660Nm (487 lb ft) which is available across...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Continental GT 6.0l W12 (567-bhp) A6 AWD 12/19/15 $189,900