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Bentley Continental GT, Big Opponent

Bentley Continental GT model has existed for 13 years, but despite the large number of improvements, design, technology and architecture have not significantly changed during that time.

That will change with powerful, economical and luxurious next generation Bentley plan to present in 2018.

Key to this will be redesigned chassis which will be located in this two-door coupe. MSB platform, which uses the new Porsche Panamera, is significantly lighter than the architecture used by current Continental. The new chassis will facilitate model around 150kg, thanks to the new aluminum body and new engines.

The previous models will come with a new 6.0-liter W12 engine with 608 horsepower that first occurred in Bentayga SUV, and will be offered and weaker 4.0 liter V8 twin turbo engine.

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CEO of Bentley said that there is interest in plug-in hybrid version of the new Continental, which is expected to take a combination of Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid – 2.9 liter V6 petrol engine and electric, which combined will have an output of 460 hp force

The company will probably first introduced diesel variants of this model with 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine Bentayga.

Spy photos show that the body will take many elements of the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept unveiled at last year’s Geneva Motor Show, from which emerges a new two-seater sports probably called Barnato – while Continental will have a practical 2 + 2 seating layout.

Continental GT version will appear first, to be followed by the convertible GTC

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