Bentley Motors is showcasing three new models at the ongoing Moscow International Auto Show (MIAS). For starters, Bentley Motors have premiered the new 2012 Continental GT Speed, Mulsanne Executive Interior and a new Continental GT V8 all of which are making their entry into the Russian markets. This is also for the first time that Bentley has brought 3 cars to Moscow, reflecting the importance of growth in the country. These three Bentley cars are the fastest and most exclusive and sporty models of Bentley Motors. GT Speed is the fastest road vehicle the company has ever produced while the Mulsanne Executive possesses a high-tech multimedia connectivity.
Continental GT Speed possesses outstanding performance and enhanced handling facilities. It has a maximum speed of 205 mph and can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.0 seconds. It has exclusive hand crafted interiors which are in keeping with Bentley’s superb craftsmanship and luxury settings not to forget its distinct sporty personality. This Bentley model will possess a 6.0 liter twin turbocharged W12 engine producing 625 PS power and 800 Nm torque.
Mulsanne Executive interior is being offered in two specifications – Theatre and iPad. The iPad model will offer office level functionality and connectivity and will be fitted with two writing surfaces and twin iPads with wireless keyboards. Occupants at the rear can avail of a wide range of entertainment features which will include DVD movies, TV programs and music through a 15.6” HD LED screen fitted to the front seat headrests.
The V8 is powered by a 4.0 liter twin turbocharged V8 engine. It possesses 500 bhp power at 6000 rpm and 660 Nm torque while having abilities to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 118 mph.
Commenting on the company’s attendance at the MIAS, Wolfgang Dürheimer, Chairman and Chief Executive, Bentley Motors, said:
“These three models illustrate the strength and breadth of the Bentley brand and are sure to appeal to automotive enthusiasts across the region. In 2011, our sales in Russia increased by 45%, making Bentley the best-selling luxury car brand, and the recent establishment of a new, exclusive sales company, Bentley Russia, is a reflection of our commitment to strengthening and expanding our presence in the market, attracting new customers and enhancing the brand experience for existing Bentley owners across the region.”