The Bentley Continental GTC is a two-door, four-seater luxury convertible based on the Bentley Continental GT. The G and T mean Gran Turismo and C means Convertible (convertible).
Bentley Continental GTC First Generation (2006-2011)
The Bentley Continental GTC was officially launched in mid-2006 but was previously shown as a study. The convertible comes with the standard 412 kW (560 hp) 12-cylinder (originally of the VW Phaeton W12 Bentley GT, but loaded) driven. It has air suspension and four-wheel drive and has a maximum speed of 312 km / h. The convertible has a traditional canvas roof specialists Karmann in Osnabrück occurs.
Bentley Continental GTC Speed
In 2009, the convertible series with uprated variant Continental Bentley Continental GTC Speed has been extended. The speed suffix is inspired by the legendary Speed model, the early years. In addition to improving the performance of the GTC Speed ?? has a slightly altered chassis, wheels and other 3-spoke sports steering wheel. As part of the introduction of the GTC Speed, the series a slight facelift underwent modified front view. Above all, however, the engines of all Continental models designed more efficiently, so that the average consumption fell with the yield unchanged for half a liter / 100 km.
Bentley Continental GTC 2nd Generation (Since 2011)
At the IAA 2011, the second generation was, however visually presented only in details GTC version of the revised first generation. This is equipped with a new engine, instead of the previous 411 kW 423 kW now done (575 hp). Therefore, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.8 seconds ago, the maximum speed is 314 km / h. Externally, only minor changes, which are particularly evident in the headlights were made. The new price for the luxury convertible should be around € 202,000. The first models will be delivered from December 2011.