Bentley Continental became the most powerful car in the company’s history
The British presented at the motor show in Detroit next modification coupe Bentley Continental GT. She received Supersports name, six-liter 12- cylinder engine with Twin Turbo and powerful production Bentley status on the planet. The design of the Continental Supersports used the same W12, as in the GT Speed, which was previously considered to be the most powerful.
However, for the sake of the new version of the engine output has been increased from 642 to 700 hp, the same amount of thrust, which develops the engine is equal to 1 016 Nm. In addition, the compartment equipped with all-wheel drive system with distributed traction by default in the proportions 40/60 in favor of the rear wheels and 8-speed automatic transmission.
With such weapons sports car weighing almost three tons of accelerating to 100 km / h in 3.4 seconds – 0.7 with faster than the version of the GT Speed. The Bentley made it clear that in addition to the coupe received more powerful motor traction control system – it borrowed from the most extreme modification Continental GT3-R, which is, in fact, considered the civil version of the race car. This system is able to selectively slow down the wheels on the front and rear axle, increasing vehicle stability in cornering.