The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed stopped by the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance fresh from its appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The GT Speed gets its grunt from a 6.0-liter, twin-turbo W12 good for 616 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, which will shoot the big coupe to a top speed of 205 miles per hour.

Only Bentley faithful will be able to discern the model from its eight-cylinder sibling, however. Changes to the coupe's exterior are slight, and include black-field center caps in place of the red found on the standard Continental GT on the massive 21-inch wheels. Likewise, large, oval exhaust outlets stand in for the faux-eight pipes, and a set of W12 badges on the front fenders help differentiate the top-tier model from its underlings.

Bentley plans to begin deliveries beginning this October, and buyers may submit orders right now. Step into the gallery above for a closer look.


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      MMM
      • 2 Years Ago
      LOOKS AMAZING! These cars don't look old. They look stunning and then classic. This car looks better than 99% of cars. It does not look dated a bit and is the ultimate coupe. I think only Veyron tops that in the ultimate category. I would take it as a daily driver over any Lambo, Ferrari or Porsche...
        RampantFury
        • 2 Years Ago
        @MMM
        I agree 100% (Why is this stupid thumb system giving ups when im pressing down?)
      adam1keith1980
      • 2 Years Ago
      This car still looks great after all these years. Why am I not rich? haha
      waychillbro
      • 2 Years Ago
      You guys might think it looks old and blah blah blah, but they asked the people that ACTUALLY buy them (and not just complain on internet forums) what they wanted, and this was it.
      VDuB
      • 2 Years Ago
      The Continental GT just looks aged... Most mainstream luxury cars look way better.
        k_m94
        • 2 Years Ago
        @VDuB
        Still looks nothing like anything else on the road, and vastly different to the German luxury makes of any level. I could never call any BMW or Mercedes (even the SLS maybe) as effortlessly pretty and unique as the Conti, and while several Audis bring about a very svelte, clean look, it is perhaps too clean and a little soul less. Doesnt help when they all look exactly the same seemingly. Lexus? Used to be completely bland, now at least they catch your eye, but not necessarily in a good way with all of those sharp creases going nowhere. VW? ZZZZZ (in terms of looks, and yes, the Conti is a redressed VW Phaeton). Acura? Ew. Infiniti? Trying too hard, yet still dated. Cadillac? Still look a little cheap, and the cool sharp lines on the CTS are dulled in the newer ATS and XTS. Lincoln? Sorry, you said luxury cars, why would I bring up Lincoln. So, yes, the Continental looks pretty aged even after the little refresh this model year, but compared to any mainstream luxury car on the market, still a head turner.
          VDuB
          • 2 Years Ago
          @k_m94
          I believe the emblem has you blinded. You turn your head because of the emblem. Lets take a look at the rear for example. The plain red tailights look like they still hold halogen bulbs. There's nothing that screams $200,000+, except the emblem. There's no sexy curves or lines that show modern class and luxury. It shows late 90s luxury, which is exactly when it was designed. Let's take a mainstream E class (yawn). It screams luxury which its tasteful chrome accents and sharp lines. The tailights look modern and expensive. What a deal at $80k, compared to $200k.
      untitledfolder
      • 2 Years Ago
      It just looks old. I think I'd rather have an S5...
      datdude6foot6
      • 2 Years Ago
      @ VDuB.. dude u crazy, the Conti is a beautiful as a supermodel ,,HOTTT
        VDuB
        • 2 Years Ago
        @datdude6foot6
        You must be 16 with your hormones all out of whack. The Conti GT has looked the same since 2003. Supermodels get old too.
          k_m94
          • 2 Years Ago
          @VDuB
          I find that when someone completely redesigns something expensive that looks pretty good and classy, there's a 2:1 chance that the revolutionized (or even thoroughly evolved) successor ends up being too chintzy and not appealing to those old enough to afford it. I mean, the new Vanquish looks pretty good, but the completely new design elements (spoiler, front lip) look horrible IMO and make it less appealing than the DBS. The 599 Ferrari was a looker, and the F12 where every single piece looks completely different is a bit of a mess. Then you have something like the Aventador, which looks like a Murcielago with new visual cues seemingly lifted from the Gallardo and previous Reventon concept. It looks fantastic. The new Porsche 911 looks 97% the same as the old one, which has always looked at least 95% the same as the one before that, yet they not only all look good, but with few exceptions, better than the previous model ever so slightly. But the 911 has looked the same since 1964 to some.
      trzjax
      • 2 Years Ago
      Is this a new model or old I don't understand? Can't find even the tiniest difference from the current one? Did they put extra spoke on a wheel and called it brand new model or something?
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