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2013 Bentley Continental GTC V8

Despite having a rich history of creating comfortable cars for the chauffeured elite, Bentley has also had an edge on performance that its former compadres at Rolls-Royce could not come close to. Because while the Rollers may have been the better cars to be driven in (and some would argue, they still are), the Bentleys were better to drive. That's still true to this day, where the company, now situated under the umbrella of the Volkswagen Group, still offers all the same luxury and refinement as before, but it also includes even better drivability than before. Nowhere is this more... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 4.0L V8
Power:
500 HP / 487 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$191,400
As-Tested Price:
$231,535
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