Bentley introduced the 2011 Continental GT at the 2010 Paris Motor Show (pricing was also released, you can read about it here). Visual and performance changes were made. This car now also boasts of improved comfort and luxury features. The 4-seat coupe has a new headlamp design.
Standout features include the LED daytime running lights, the classic Bentley matrix grille that has been minimally redesigned, 'floating' LED laps at the rear, and elliptical exhaust pipes.
A set of 20-inch alloy wheels are offered as standard but there’s an option to upgrade to 21-inch designs.
Three wheel styles are available: a 20-inch five-spoke version and two 21-inch Elegant and split-rim Sports variations, which are offered in different chromed and painted finishes. During the launch, the new Continental GT will get a tweaked 6.0-litre W12 engine with FlexFuel capability, capable of producing no less than 575 hp and 700 Nm of torque by making use of the new Quickshift transmission.
The car is enabled to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.6 seconds, while its top speed is claimed to be 198 mph (308 km/h). Bentley will offer a new 4.0-litre V8 unit option from late 2011.
For its interior, the 2011 Continental GT gets a new interior with a redesigned dashboard and instrument panel, ‘cobra’-design seats, a new touchscreen, 30GB infotainment system, audio systems feature the latest wide frequency Balance Mode Radiator speakers as standard. It also will feature an 11-speaker Naim system with Dirac Dimensions digital signal processing DSP.