Bentley Motors Limited is a manufacturer of automobiles founded in England on January 18th of 1919 by Walter Owen Bentley, known as WO Bentley.
Bentley was known for making aero rotation during the First World War , the most famous being the Bentley BR1. The Great Depression of 1929 bankrupted Bentley in 1931 , was acquired by Rolls-Royce . From 1998 belongs to the Volkswagen group.
2013 Bentley Continental GT V8
If a brand with a traditional large motors such as Bentley goes to downsizing, then the numbers tumble properly. At the Detroit Motor Show 2012 shows that the luxury 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8. Would it be in the auto industry a choice word of the year, would the term downsizing and this year again a favorite for the title. Everywhere, the producers away a couple of cylinders and cubic centimeters, use it or even two turbochargers and receive equal or even greater performance coupled with lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. If a brand with a traditional large and powerful engines, such as Bentley goes to downsizing, then the numbers tumble properly. At the Detroit Motor Show (9 to 22 January 2012) shows, the British luxury brand, the new Continental V-8 series. The engines for the Continental GT coupe and GTC models convertible then added a 4.0-liter V8 with 6.0 liters of displacement of the W12.
Same power with less displacement, the new eight-cylinder produces 507 hp but with the same performance on the road as the previous V8 from the Bentley Azure, this is the new engine with twin turbo 2.8-liter displacement but smaller. Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h, the Continental V8 puts back in under five seconds, at over 290 kilometers per hour, according to Bentley concluded. The maximum torque of 660 Newton meters is passed by a new eight-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels. 60 percent of the drivers go to the rear axle, 40 percent to the front axle.
2012 Bentley Continental GT
2012 Bentley Continental GT – Bentley Continental GT and GTC equips with the well-known Audi four-liter V8. Thanks to the turbo engine is increased to 507 hp, will be at the curb consumption, but still. Green efforts include automobile manufacturers as a good tone. The opinion is also Bentley and presented at the Detroit Auto Show 2012 a new engine variant of the Continental GT and GTC. Too much effort cost the enterprise, because that is used in the Audi S6, S7 and S8 famous V8 engine.
A four-liter, then, that does not sound very elegant. But thats the alternative to the stately six-liter W12, not too skinny comes along, she is assisted by two turbochargers. Shall afford the unit pleasant 507 horsepower at 6000 r / min and a maximum torque of 660 Nm. The engine is coupled to an eight-speed automatic, which distributes power to all four wheels. So shall the V8-Continental in under five seconds to 100 kph sprint, and emphasize only beyond the 290 km / h the sail.