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2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

Loses its Head, Keeps its Bespoke Cool This is the 10th anniversary of the Bentley Continental GT, the 5,500-pound shim that pried open the market for bespoke luxury at $150K. We're into the second generation of the supercoupe that is still – and we think unfairly – derided as a grossly exaggerated Volkswagen, which to us is like saying the Hulk is just Bruce Banner in a tizzy. There are credible grounds for both statements, but in neither case do they accurately convey the chasm between the alpha and the omega. Nevertheless, checking off the list of updated models brings... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.0L Twin Turbo W12
Power:
616 HP / 590 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Automatic
Base Price:
$238,000
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    Bentley Continental GT Speed
    First Drive: 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible
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    Loses its Head, Keeps its Bespoke Cool This is the 10th anniversary of the Bentley Continental GT, the 5,500-pound shim that pried open the market for bespoke luxury at $150K. We're into the second generation of the supercoupe that is still – and we think unfairly – derided as a grossly exaggerated Volkswagen, which to us is like saying the ...

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    Bentley Continental GT Speed
    First Drive: 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed
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    Meeting Bentley's 205-MPH Prince On The Autobahn I'm travelling at the approximate speed of privilege. With the aluminum accelerator of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed buried to its neck in the high-pile carpet of the floorboard, the 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 underhood is at full boast. The 616 furious British horses pumping under that long, ...

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