n the occasion of the 15th birthday of Bentley’s first ‘mass-market’ (that is, with annual production numbers in the thousands, as opposed to the hundreds), I’d like to say what an enormous triumph the third-generation Continental GT is.
Its styling loses the odd bulbousness of previous models and replaces it with a form that has presence, poise and pizazz.
No mean feat, since a GT is supposed to encapsulate the best values of luxuriousness and sportiness. Concepts that are often oxymorons.
On the luxury front, the third-