2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed Review

2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed Review

The Bentley brand has been associated with luxury and performance for decades. Providing drivers with powerful, beautiful performance cars, they have wowed us yet again with the new 2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed. Built to be an improvement over its predecessor in every way, the new coupe sports car has tons of technology, power and opulence. Here is more about it.

Exterior Redesign

The characteristic swept-back coupe design that is famous with Bentley has been maintained in the new car. Upon first glance the 2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed impresses with a triple vented front bumper.

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The car’s fog lights are tucked into its extreme left and right vents. Right above it is the grille. The stainless steel mesh grille is the centerpiece of the front fascia. Two pairs of oval headlights sandwich the grille.

Featuring tube LED technology, they glow during the day to enhance visibility and provide a flood of light during the night for the driver. The hood on the new Bentley is long, curvaceous and sculpted. Its fenders are muscular and contribute ample room for the big engine that powers the car.

2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed

Its windshield is acutely angled backward for a sporty silhouette. This also increases the car’s aerodynamics. The doors are sculpted and so is the car’s shoulder-line. Its rear view mirrors are characterized by LED indicators. Furthermore, its roofline slopes beautifully to emphasize the coupe styling.

The rear lights also contain LED technology. Oval in shape, they are vivid and guide the eye down a sculpted rear bumper. A pair of cutlets provide housing for the double tail pipes on this speedster. With 21 inch wheels straight out of the shop, it is an elegant coupe with race-car styling.

2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed Interior design

Stepping into the 2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed ushers you into a world of luxury materials. The steering wheel is made of ornate wood grain. To offer a comfortable grip, it is encased in premium leather. Upon its center section is a 3 spoke setup. A number of tactile buttons are situated on the left and right spokes. They allow the driver to control various car systems without taking their hands off the wheel.

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Furthermore, there are gear shifter paddles mounted on this unit. Behind the steering wheel is a wide, vivid LED screen. It presents the tachometer, power reserve indicator, navigation and car statistics in brilliant digital format. The most important details are projected on the windshield through a heads up display.

2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed

Upon the center stack is a 12.3 inch full color touchscreen display. It provides the car’s infotainment, navigation and comfort system settings. This screen can rotate backwards into the dashboard when the car is off and reveal a trio of air vents.

Upon ignition, it turns back forward and lights up to reveal the Bentley logo and custom operating system. Underneath it is some rows of buttons that you can use to manually control the menu items within the touchscreen. Alternatively, you can tap lightly upon it to make settings and control the car’s systems.

The new Bentley seats 4 people on two rows. The interior décor options are quite numerous. Drivers can have the car in two tone leather with contrast stitching as an option. Furthermore, the diamond quilting that is characteristic of the Bentley marque abounds throughout.

Wood trim accents are easily visible on its doors, dashboard and center stack panels. Moreover, every element of the interior is motorized so as to offer more convenience. With plush cushioning, heated massage seats and touch sensitive buttons, the new Bentley’s cabin is comfortably luxurious.

Engine and Specs

To power the new Bentley, an immense W-12 engine sits under the hood. It is coupled to an 8 speed, automatic transmission system. This gear selector utilizes a dual clutch system for quicker, smoother shifting. The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed delivers power to the road through an all wheel drive system.

Thanks to the powerful engine and advanced transmission setup, the car can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in only 3.6 seconds. It has a top speed of 207 mph as well.

2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed

Release Date and Price

The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Speed will be available in late 2019. Its base trim will have a retail price of $201,225. Adding extras hikes up the price substantially.

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