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General Information
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Engine: 6.0-litre W12 engine with FlexFuel capability
Displacement: 6.0 liter
Horsepower: 567
Torque: 516
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Transmission: ZF 6HP28 QuickShift transmission
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Performance
0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds
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Top Speed: 195 MPH
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Bentley's updated Continental GTC with a W12 Twin Turbo engine putting out 567HP and a top speed of 195 MPH.

Press Release:

The second generation of Bentley’s iconic Continental GTC convertible will debut at next month’s International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt.

Taking cues from its GT coupe sibling launched last year, the new Continental GTC builds on the highly successful foundation of the previous cabriolet, which premiered in 2006. Bentley’s design and engineering teams have improved virtually every aspect of the iconic convertible with an uncompromising focus on quality.

While the first Continental GTC was elegant and understated, the sharper radii and assertive stance of the new model delivers a more contemporary and muscular presence. Advanced manufacturing techniques produce aluminium front wings without the need for seams or welds creating the look and feel of a coach-built car. Twenty-inch wheels are now standard with three styles of 21-inch wheel, a first for GTC, available as an option, reinforcing the distinctive, sporting stance of the new Bentley.

The four-seater luxury convertible features a new, even more spacious and sumptuous hand-crafted cabin, with soft-touch leather hides, an extensive range of wood veneers, cool-touch metals and deep-pile carpets. There are 17 standard soft-touch leather hide colours with six colour split combinations, complemented by a range of seven veneers, all produced by Bentley’s talented craftsmen and women.

The GTC’s renowned coupe-like refinement is also enhanced. The tailored, multi-layered fabric hood is complemented by acoustic glass and under-body panels, for optimum noise isolation.

Superb everyday practicality for a luxury convertible was a hallmark of the original GTC and much valued by its customers. The cabin of the new GTC is now even more practical, with additional rear legroom, new storage solutions and innovative features such as touch-screen infotainment, automatic seat-belt presenters and a Bentley-designed Neck Warmer for comfortable roof-down motoring whatever the temperature.

A wider track, front and rear, sharper steering and retuned suspension provides a more exhilarating and class-leading drive. Bentley’s advanced all-wheel drive system features a new 40:60 rear torque bias (compared with 50:50 of the original GTC) minimising understeer during hard cornering and allowing the spirited driver to manage the car’s line and balance via precise throttle control.

This compelling dynamic package is combined with a more powerful 6.0-litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine as well as a new QuickShift transmission enabling faster gear changes than ever before. Power output is raised from 560PS to 575PS (567bhp/423kW) and the famed Bentley ‘wave of torque’ has been increased by a further 50Nm to 700Nm (516lb ft).


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Image Credits: Bentley
Bentley Continental GT/GTC, Flying  Spur 3 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel Black picture
Bentley Continental GT/GTC, Flying Spur 3 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel Black
$3150.0

4 NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC SPUR CENTRE CAPS HUB BADGE 3W0601170F picture
4 NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC SPUR CENTRE CAPS HUB BADGE 3W0601170F
$16.0

OEM Bentley Continental GTC REMOTE KEY FOB 2 BUTTON W/ PANIC Valet Key picture
OEM Bentley Continental GTC REMOTE KEY FOB 2 BUTTON W/ PANIC Valet Key
$59.99

Bentley Continental GTC Convertible Top Potentiometer #3W7959613B, NEW picture
Bentley Continental GTC Convertible Top Potentiometer #3W7959613B, NEW
$245.95

Premier 4509 Bentley Continental GT and GTC  Wide Body Kit picture
Premier 4509 Bentley Continental GT and GTC Wide Body Kit
$39800.0

NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC 2012 LEFT CARBON FIBRE MIRROR 3W3857409E picture
NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC 2012 LEFT CARBON FIBRE MIRROR 3W3857409E
$500.0

ENKEI 504-885-8042GM Gunmetal GTC01RR 18x8.5 42mm Offset Racing Series Wheel picture
ENKEI 504-885-8042GM Gunmetal GTC01RR 18x8.5 42mm Offset Racing Series Wheel
$499.38

4 NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC SPUR CENTRE CAPS HUB BADGE 3W0601170F picture
4 NEW GENUINE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT GTC SPUR CENTRE CAPS HUB BADGE 3W0601170F
$16.79

1 Factory Bentley Continental GT Flying Spur Center Cap For 20
1 Factory Bentley Continental GT Flying Spur Center Cap For 20" Mulliner Wheel
$175.0

APR Performance Carbon Fiber GTC-500 Adjustable Wing Spoiler 71
APR Performance Carbon Fiber GTC-500 Adjustable Wing Spoiler 71" Corvette C7 Z06
$1643.0

APR PERFORMANCE GTC-200 60.5
APR PERFORMANCE GTC-200 60.5" CARBON REAR WING SPOILER (UNIVERSAL FIT) NEW
$593.99

Genuine OEM Bentley Continental GTC Windscreen Deflector AHN 3WF862528.C picture
Genuine OEM Bentley Continental GTC Windscreen Deflector AHN 3WF862528.C
$179.99


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