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2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S

Bentley still appeals to those with an appreciation for strong, Old World traditionalism. Cars wearing the storied Flying B have been discussed in wood-paneled drawing rooms by men wearing earthy tweeds and corduroy through clouds of fragrant cigar and pipe smoke, for decades. It is a company that has spent nearly 100 years building cost-no-object automobiles, for rich drivers who require a tremendous way to waft above the Sturm und Drang of mortal motoring. The Bentley Continental GT, while unmistakably a party to that legacy of wooly privilege, has always seemed better suited to the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 4.0L V8
Power:
521 BHP / 502 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Automatic
Base Price:
$196,500
As-Tested Price:
$231,690
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