• Dec 11, 2008
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The Bentley Continental series is a lot of fun. The cars look good, are appropriately sybaritic and, most importantly, they go like stink. The have all-wheel drive, too – mostly to help keep Johnny Swell's 550-horsepower chariot on the pavement and out of the tree line when he gets delusions of grandeur behind the wheel. We thought that was pretty much the extent of things, but as one UAE driver demonstrates in the video after the jump, the Continental's AWD and trick air suspension let a Bentley GTC hold its own in a 4x4 caravan through sand dunes and over a desert road. With the stock wheel/tire setup, no less. Be forewarned: the music becomes a little grating after the first couple of minutes. Now please excuse us, as we've got a sudden hankering for falafel. Thanks for the tip, lowlow!

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      • 6 Years Ago
      I totally agree with: "yet another example of how money can not buy taste or common sense"
      • 6 Years Ago
      The music alone is enough for all kinds of...comments. Yeesh! Wonder if Metallica could spice that shi7 up...hmmmm
      The car though...wow that's sweet!! Must be nice.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hahaha, that's just amazing.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Normally Oud music doesn't bother me that much, but the dude that was playing it really wasn't that good.

      However, your felafel comment makes me hungry.
      • 6 Years Ago
      The Search for Al Qaeda daily out takes.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Is someone killing a basket of cats in the chase vehicle?
        • 6 Years Ago
        LMFAO!!

        Comment of the day!
      • 6 Years Ago
      I used to take Rock Crawlers on the Rubicon. The sand is nothing like real off roading but the video is still cool.

      Someone once bet me I couldn't get my S4 up a long muddy hill. I walked away $200 richer and highly impressed with the Audi 4 wheel drive system. I think it helped that I was on snow tires.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hillbilly Towlheads
      • 6 Years Ago
      LOL @ the new Tahoe and Avalanche in this clip.

      Guess the gas prices and credit freeze aren't everywhere, huh? lol
        • 6 Years Ago
        Gas prices? I'm paying less for gas now than I have in 5-6 years.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I once took my Phaeton off-roading for a shoot and despite huge amounts of mud and ruts, it kept up with the Range Rovers and Land Cruisers...
        • 6 Years Ago
        @Caz

        No, but it can buy a whole load of fun.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I only mentioned it since the Phaeton has the same suspension and AWD system...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Your Phaeton doesn't hold a candle to a Land Cruiser and Range Rover if you got into REAL off roading.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Given the fact that Continental and Phaeton and mechanically pretty much identical cars, there's no reason to doubt Doctor - if we're talking shooting break in the country not Amazon Jungle stuff.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I don't understand why the Doctor got low ranked for what was said about his Phateon. Albeit not a great situation for the car, he was atleast on the way to a destination. Not to only beat up the vehicle.
        • 6 Years Ago
        whoever said having money was about having taste too? what if you had a taste for the obscene and eccentric (which most rich people do) If you had money to burn you would probably do all sorts of odd things too, I know I would. I would probably build a bunch of sleepers to terrorize the streets or paint my enzo brown with polka dots on it so enthusiasts could barf looking at it. It would be like actually trolling the streets.
      • 6 Years Ago
      sweet dream catcher hanging from the rear view!!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Isn't that what all the roads are like out there....
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