Test Drive: Bentley Conti GT V8 S

Test Drive: Bentley Conti GT V8 S

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Bentley Conti GT

The laws of physics give way to crushing continents GT

Bentley decided to release V8 S, because the owners of conventional V8 singing curled those “who wants more.” Increase cost for bukovku owls will seed small, But also gain the power to 21 horses to the existing 507 is not impressive. Until tricked W12 with its 575 hp still far away. But power is not important – the emphasis is on handling.

Externally V8 S emit aggressive front bumper with advanced splitter, side sills and rear diffuser. And, if desired, the owner (and we want to passionately), 21-inch wheels with the biggest serial ceramic disc brakes. The record is 420 mm diameter for the front discs and 356 mm – rear.

Bentley Conti GT

This Bentley Conti GT down to 10 mm suspension, stiffer springs, anti-roll another and re-calibrated power steering. And the same engine that gained only 21 hp, now a huge coupe accelerates to hundreds of 0.4 seconds faster. That is, with 4.5 – as a standard W12! Maximum speed increased to 309 km / h This power is transmitted to all four wheels through an automatic 8-speed ZF, which forced engineers longer hold the lower gear.

At the same time, and fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions have not grown – thanks to disable cylinders. When not spur wheelbarrow, four working cylinder cope well with maintaining speed or urban flanirovaniem between speed limit signs. And if you wake up inside the Stig, the four cylinder join the work and shoot the two-ton Continental to the horizon.

Bentley Conti GT

Inside Bentley Conti GT V8 S is nice and presentable, as befits the interior of the vehicle in its class. For classical solutions include prehistoric plastic keys and tugodumnost local multimedia system. If you decide to increase the scale of the map, the navigation computer work so slowly that Bentley Conti GT, with his then-rate, time to drive already interesting cartographic details.

Bentley Conti GT

1. ENGINE – Bentley Conti GT

That he heroically Continental accelerates up to a hundred in 4.5 s, as W12

2. MEMO – Bentley Conti GT

Especially for those who do not know what is the motor

3. SOUND – Bentley Conti GT

Hence sounds best anthem infinite distances

You can certainly take the pace of life boron board computer and do not rush, just enjoying the journey to distant lands on a gorgeous Gran Turismo. At Bentley Conti GT splendid reputation in the world of GT. But if you will spread to S box and hit the gas, the Bentley Conti GT V8 S will show you my power. Speed ​​will grow very quickly, clearly beyond the physical capabilities of the object weighing 2.3 tons. Space collapses. Yesterday you saw at the end of the con continent – now you’re already on it. Oh, and do not forget to buy a sport exhaust. Then the journey will be accompanied by a gorgeous baritone growl – have long been able to sound so only British cars.

Bentley Conti GT

And once you realize that your Bentley Conti GT V8 S was transformed into a monster. This means you have learned to use all his stunning grip, although management will remain accurate, and the brakes – super-efficient. If this is not enough – there’s even more powerful Continental W12. But smarter Bentley Conti GT V8 S uses its capabilities – believe me, a detailed familiarity with him say more than dry numbers of its characteristics. Although they are gorgeous.