Strength, Beauty, and Perfection is what the BR-10 enhances on the Bentley Continental GT Coupe.
The bargain Bentley, or at least that’s what the Bentley GT used to be called. When it debuted on the market in 2003 it had a retail sticker of $156,000. These days $156,000 might get you a used, 3 year old Bentley GT. Isn’t that a shame? But let’s put price aside a have a look at this luxury behemoth.
With a staggering 552 horses under the hood the Bentley Continental GT would always be the favorite at the Kentucky Derby. The peak 552 horsepower is reached at 6100 rpm. On the other hand, its massive 470+ lbs of torque are achieved at a mere 1600 rpm. One could say the GT is always ready to rock and roll with that much torque under such minimal rpm. The Bentley GT rockets from 0-60 in merely 4.7 seconds. The Bentley GT is capable of climbing to speeds which reach nearly 200 mph.
The Bentley GT has a transmission which is not unlike most other sports cars in its class. It has a floppy paddle gear box, complete with paddle shifters behind the wheel. The driver can also feel free to change gears through the sequential shifter, keeping total control of the six speed automatic transmission. The Bentley GT is the first all wheel drive Bentley. The Bentley GT also takes advantage of VW engineering genius with their W12 engine configuration. The Bentley GT has the distinction of featuring the largest brake disc on any production car at 16 inches on the front wheels. All these notable things about the Bentley GT make it one fine automobile. Read the rest of this entry »
A lot of famous people love Bentleys. They bring so much elegance and class that it’s hard to pass them up – at least, for those who can easily afford them. To most people, these cars are out of the price range. However, there are a lot of famous people who either own or have owned a Bentley in the past. Some famous Bentley owners include:
· Paris Hilton – celebrity
· Kobe Bryant – basketball star
· Fabolous – gangsta rapper
· The Game – rapper who donated his Bentley to auction to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims
· Xzibit – rapper
· Jay-Z – rapper
· Ludacris – rapper
· Shaquille O’Neal – basketball star
· The Queen of England Read the rest of this entry »
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