Bent­ley Con nen­tal Su­per­sports

HWM (Singapore) - - Contents - by Kenny Yeo Bent­ley Con­ti­nen­tal Su­per­sports

They say big cars can’t go fast. Ap­par­ently, some­one for­got to send the memo to Bent­ley. In 2009, Bent­ley in­tro­duced a go-faster ver­sion of its pop­u­lar Con­ti­nen­tal GT lux­ury coupe called the Bent­ley Con­ti­nen­tal Su­per­sports. It could run on both petrol and bio­fuel, and it had enough power to put lesser su­per­cars to shame.

Now, there’s a new ver­sion. The lat­est Bent­ley Con­ti­nen­tal Su­per­sports is a ver­i­ta­ble force of na­ture, not only is it the most pow­er­ful Bent­ley ever, it is also the fastest Bent­ley ever.

The en­gine is Bent­ley’s sig­na­ture 6-liter W12, but thanks to larger tur­bocharg­ers and an up­rated cool­ing sys­tem, it now puts out 700hp and a frankly ridicu­lous 1,017nm of torque. This is enough to launch the two-ton-plus coupe from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.4 sec­onds. Flat out, the speedome­ter will be nudg­ing at speeds of over 330km/h.

In short, it has what it takes to cause Fer­raris and Lam­borgh­i­nis in­tense stress. That’s progress for you.

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