For the 2015MY, Bentley updated its flagship Grand Tourer, the Continental GT Speed and promises that it will make its world debut in March, at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Under the hood, there is the iconic 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine that now develops 635 hp (467 kW) and an impressive 820 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque.
With these numbers, the coupe has a top speed of 206 mph or 331 km/h, while the convertible can reach 203 mph or 327 km/h. Regarding the design, the 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed has a more distinctive visual presence. As a result, it comes with a sharp front spoiler, discrete side skirts and an elegant air diffuser that are finished in the same exterior paint colour for the first time.
The design is completed by the dark tint finish seen on the 21-inch Speed wheel design, headlamps and taillights. Behind the 21-inch wheels we find the red-painted brake calipers. Moreover, the vehicle features the ‘Speed’ badge on the front fenders that looks marvelous on the brand new Candy Red paint colour available only on the Speed models.
Inside, we find a completely new colour split reserved for the Speed models. Furthermore, the interior features accent stripes in a contrasting colour found across the doors, rear panels, fascia wings, inner console and gear lever.
Matching contrasting stitching is then sewn to various aspects of the cabin, with a new cost option to continue contrast stitching through the diamond quilting of the seats and doors. ‘Speed’ badge is seen sewn on the front and rear headrests, while a subtle yet elegant chrome “Speed” badge adorns the passenger side fascia panel.