Bentley updates Continental GT and Flying Spur, revealed before 2015 Geneva Motor Show
Right before 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Bentley updates for 2015 Continental GT and Flying Spur have been revealed in official details and new hi-res photos.
2015 Bentley Continental GT: It gets exterior updates in the form of new front bumper, smaller radiator shell, along with a new and pronounced fender. The fenders now have a new vent, giving an even sharper metallic ‘B’ (see photo gallery below). At the rear, boot lid is more sculpted, making the car more aerodynamic. Reshaped rear bumper is wider than before, and the car also comes with new 20 inch and 21 inch alloys.
On the inside, the 2015 Continental GT gets new steering wheel, which the company says is more sports-oriented. You also get larger gear shift paddles on the steering wheel. Instrument control gets new dials, gear lever gets new surrounds, while centre console gets more decorative elements than before. Rear seat passengers have a new storage compartment, between the seats.
Speaking about its engine, the W12 variant’s engine gets updated. The 6.0l mill now generates 590 HP (434 kW) and 720 Nm (531 lb-ft), as compared to 575 HP (423 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft), which it used to generate earlier. Fuel efficiency is also increased by 5%. It also gets variable displacement system, this means you can now run only 6 of the 12 cylinders, when using the car gently.
2015 Bentley Flying Spur: The four door Bentley too is also updated. Its W12 variant delivers 625 HP (460 kw) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft). This engine also gets the variable displacement system which has increased efficiency and reduced CO2 consumption (down to 333 gms/km). Both V8 and W12 get 20 inch alloys as standard, but the W12 also gets 21 inch as option. On the inside, the steering wheel is sportier, driver instruments more contemporary graphics. The car also gets a wiFi hotspot system.