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2012 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible [w/video]

Soaring Over New England In The World's Fastest Four-Place Drop-Top They were imaginary, nothing more than fabrications conjured to stimulate dreams. Highly decorated and embroidered with bright colors and tassels, the enchanting tapestries appeared everywhere in Arabian fairy tales. The capacity to hover effortlessly a few feet off the ground, or move comfortably and seamless between great distances at high speed, was all make-believe – items in a well-told fable. But the magic flying carpet really does exist. We recently traveled to New England to spend a weekend with the... Read More

Vital Stats

6.0L Twin-Turbo W12
621 HP / 590 LB-FT
6-Speed Auto
$305,030 (as tested)
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    Spy Shots: Inevitable Bentley Continental GTC Supersports spotted

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    Spy Shots: 2008 Buick LaCrosse Super

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