Bentley Continental GT launched in India at 1.9 crore rupees

Posted on: Apr 7, 2011 - 10:25am IST

Bentley today launched the Continental GT at 1.9 crore rupees ex-showroom, Delhi.

Bentley Continental GT India

The Bentley Continental GT is powered by a 5,998cc twin-turbocharged W12 engine producing 552 bhp at 6,100 rpm, and torque of 650 newton metres at 1,600-6,100 rpm. Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive is a standard feature.

The Continental GT accelerates from 0 to 100kph in under 5 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 318 kilometres per hour.

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Bentley Continental GT Technical Specifications

ENGINE

Type: 6-litre twin-turbocharged W12

Max Power: 567bhp / 423kW / 575PS @ 6000 rev/min

Max Torque: 700Nm / 516lb/ft @ 1700 rev/min

TRANSMISSION

ZF 6-speed automatic with Quickshift and steering wheel-mounted paddleshift

Driveline: Continuous all-wheel drive (40:60 rear bias)

Ratios:

1st . 4.17

2nd. 2.34

3rd. 1.52

4th. 1.14

5th. 0.87

6th 0.69

Final drive: 3.526

BODY CONSTRUCTION

Steel monocoque

BRAKES

Front: 405mm ventilated discs (optional 420mm Carbon Silicon Carbide, cross drilled)

Rear: 335mm ventilated discs (optional 356mm, Carbon Silicon Carbide, cross drilled)

WHEELS AND TYRES

9.5J x 20” (optional 9.5J x 21”)

275/40ZR 20 (optional 275/35 ZR21 linked to option wheels)

STEERING

Type: rack & pinion, power assisted, speed-sensitive ZF servotronic

Turns lock to lock: 2.6 turns

Turning circle: 11.3m / 37 ft 1in

SUSPENSION

Front: Four link double wishbones, computer controlled self-levelling air suspension, with anti roll-bar.

Rear: Trapezoidal multi-link, computer-controlled self-levelling air suspension, with anti roll-bar.

Damping: Continuous Damping Control, tuned for dynamic performance.

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase 2746 mm / 108.1 in

Overall Length 4806 mm / 189.2 in

Width (across body) 1944 mm / 76.5 in

Width (including mirrors) 2227 mm / 87.7 in

Overall Height 1404 mm / 55.3 in

Fuel Tank 90 litres / 20 gallons / 24 US gallons

Boot Volume 358 litres / 12.6 cu ft

Kerb Weight (EU) 2320 kg / 5115 lb

Gross Vehicle Weight 2750 kg / 6063 lb

PERFORMANCE

Top Speed: 198 mph (318 km/h)

0 – 60 mph: 4.4 secs (0-100 km/h: 4.6 secs)

0 -100 mph: 10.2 secs (0-160 km/h: 10.2 secs)

30 – 50 mph (50-80 km/h): 1.7 secs

50 – 75 mph (80-120 km/h): 2.9 secs

FUEL CONSUMPTION (EU Cycle) *

Urban 11.1 mpg (25.4 litres/100km)

Extra Urban 24.9 mpg (11.4 litres/100km)

Combined 17.1 mpg (16.5 litres/100km)

CO2 emissions 384 g/km

FUEL CONSUMPTION (EPA Cycle) **

City Driving 12.0 mpg (US)

Highway Driving 19.0 mpg (US)

Combined 14.0 mpg (US)

EMISSIONS CONTROLS

* Fuel consumption figures are provisional and subject to Type Approval. ** Fuel consumption figures are provisional and subject to EPA certification.

EU 5 and US LEV 11

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