2018 Bent­ley Con­ti­nen­tal GT

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Although it’s tak­ing an eter­nity to start pop­ping out the lit­tle whizzers, this smaller and sleeker Tesla is in­cit­ing an Ap­ple-like frenzy. Why do we care? The base model of­fers 220 miles of elec­tric range while a bat­tery-for­ti­fied ver­sion trav­els 310 miles per charge. It can be re­plen­ished at the rate of 30 mph on 240 volts or 130 mph in 30 min­utes with Tesla’s Su­per­charger. The dash­board is dom­i­nated by a 15-inch tablet-like touch­screen. Stan­dard nav­i­ga­tion, Wi-Fi, backup cam­era and au­to­matic emer­gency brak­ing ac­com­pany op­tions like open pore wood trim and glass roof. Add Au­topi­lot with full self-driving ca­pa­bil­ity for $8,000.


BASE PRICE: Novem­ber 24, 2017

For clas­sic and flashy style, it’s dif­fi­cult to beat a Bent­ley. What car has more pres­ence? Com­pletely re­designed, the new Con­ti­nen­tal keeps tra­di­tional cues while up­dat­ing themes with off-set round head­lamps, tightly drawn creases, oval tailla- mps and ac­cen­tu­ated rear fend­ers. In­side, it’s all the finest ma­te­ri­als with quilted leather, chrome and choice of ex­quis­ite wood ve­neers that in­clude na­tive Hawai­ian Koa wood. There is no faux any­thing to di­min­ish its cod­dling. Di­a­mond-knurled clock bezel and air vents add de­tail. Crank the op­tional Naim 2200 watt au­dio­phile sys­tem for to­tal nir­vana. It’s fast too; the top 6.0-liter W12 en­gine de­liv­ers 626 horse­power, 0-60 mph in 3.6 sec­onds and a 207 mph top speed! If you can af­ford it, get it.



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