With no major restyling, an improved fuel economy and a slight increase in power and aggressiveness, the most affordable model of Bentley, 2016 Bentley Continental GT luxury coupe is still way far from a newly-fangled generation, despite the numerous number of facelifts it recently received to ensure it is not only fresh but also an improvement in fuel efficiency and consumption. Despite the fact that the vehicle has been in production for the last 20 years, the traditional business look is still retained while bringing more to the table.
With a freshly redesigned front bumper that will sport a much smaller front grille and newly designed front motif, the 2016 Bentley Continental GT has unquestionably undergone a series of changes and redesigned that will make it stand out from the crowd. The arches of the front wheel are now more pronounced when compared to that of its predecessor while the traditional B shaped adornments have been engineered to act as side grilles.
To enhance the vehicle drag efficiency, the trunk lid has been re-designed, and now when viewed from some angles many might be reminded of BMW’s bangle-rear design. A freshly designed diffuser will be available for both versions, and a total of three paint colors with very unfamiliar names have been added. They include: Jetstream, Camel and Marlin. 20 to 21 alloy wheels will also be available.
The 2016 model, will sport a new freshly designed steering wheel that will also include a much grander shift paddle. Furthermore the vehicle will also come with a new contemporary appearance especially for the infotainment system that will consist of enhanced graphics, new dials and some metallic rudiments that have been incorporated all over the console. In addition, the vehicle will come with an additional storage compartment that can be used to store and charge tablets and smartphones. Other features will include an on board internet and Wi-Fi connectivity, an Alcantara color option will be available for the headliner and a leather upholstery.
Engine and Performance
The 2016 Bentley Continental GT luxury coupe will sport a twin 6.0l engine that will be turbocharged and will have the aptitude offering a horsepower of up to 582 and a torque of 531lb/ft. With a new displacement system, the vehicle will be allowed to run by using only 6 of its available twelve cylinders. In addition the fuel economy of the vehicle has been improved significantly, to 5 per cent and the vehicle will be able to achieve a fuel consumption of 16.7 mpg when both engines are combined.
2016 Bentley Continental GT Price and Release Date
Though the price is yet to be announced but rumors said it will estimated from $196,225 – $212,325. The 2016 Bentley Continental GT is expected to be released this summer.