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    Spy Shots: Is Bentley testing a hardcore Continental GT V8?
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    The Bentley Continental GT V8 is a darn good car. The GT V8 S, even more so. It's only logical, then that an even hotter Conti GT would be commensurately better. At least, we're hoping that's what the minds at Bentley's Crewe, UK headquarters were thinking when they dispatched this bewinged GT V8 ...

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    Official: Bentley shifting W12 engine production to UK
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    Who would you think would be the largest producer of 12-cylinder engines in the world? Mercedes? BMW? Ferrari? Think again: as you might have guessed from the headline, it's Bentley. The thing is that, while all Bentley automobiles are manufactured in the UK, its engines aren't: while the ...

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    Frankfurt: Bentley Continental GT V8 S is just a little bit more excess [w/video]
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    Bentley has given its new, uprated Continental GT and GTC a live debut in Frankfurt, after a world debut on the interwebs, last week. The new models, which now wear the "V8 S" moniker, share their 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 with the standard GT/GTC V8, but pack an extra 21 horsepower and 15 ...

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    Official: Bentley reveals Continental GT V8 S with a bit more of everything
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    A Bentley seldom lacks for power, but the entry-level, V8-powered Continental GT and GTC will be getting just a bit more when the doors open at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 in the new Continental GT V8 S and GTC V8 S has been upgraded by 21 horsepower and 15 ...

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    Video: Motor Trend holds World's Greatest Drag Race for the third time
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    As part of Motor Trend's Best Driver's Car competition, the buff book has held its third iteration of the World's Greatest Drag Race. With an airfield and a dozen of the world's finest performance cars at its disposal (oh, and a helicopter), the MT team did what any good group of enthusiasts ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Bentley Continental GTC V8
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    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 ...

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    Official: Bentley releases new details on Continental GT3 racer
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    Porsche's new LMP1 Prototype isn't the only motorsports news coming out of Volkswagen AG this week. After unveiling its new Continental GT3 at the Paris Motor Show last year, Bentley has released some new images and details as this racecar continues its development. Similar to the Porsche ...

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    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 ...

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    Report: Bentley Continental GT V8 hits 24 mpg highway
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    The Bentley Continental GT with the W12 is rated at 12 city/19 highway on traditional premium, 8 city/14 highway on E85, and easily less than that on an excited right foot. When we drove the Continental GT V8 at launch we were told that official EPA mileage could be rated as high was 24 mpg on ...

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    Report: Bentley improving W12 to justify over V8 Continental
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    All things being equal, we'd generally rather have more cylinders than fewer. But Bentley upset that particular applecart with the latest Continental GT. Not only is the 500-horsepower V8 version less expensive than the 567-hp W12, it also boasts better handling (thanks to less weight in the ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Zagato's 2008 Bentley Continental GTZ show car
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    Back in 2008, Milanese design studio Zagato got together with Bentley to create the Continental GTZ, a coachbuilt version of Crewe's prolific luxury coupe. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the design had some beautiful elements, but the GTZ wasn't supposed to be a one-and-done affair. For a ...

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    Frankfurt: 2012 Bentley Continental GTC wafts onto stage [w/video]
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    When one of Volkswagen's higher-end marques unveils a new version of one of its core products, you know one thing for certain: the debut is just the beginning. Because after the first new version rolls out, there will be a veritable landslide of variants to follow. That's the case with the ...

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    Bentley teams up with Linley on exclusive Continental Flying Spur for China
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    Luxury automakers like Bentley have been enjoying increasing success in the Chinese market. But with every factory owner and their cousin clamoring for a new Continental Flying Spur, some will invariably demand something a little more unique. So to satisfy its most demanding clientele, Bentley ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Bentley Continental GT Speed caught undisguised
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    The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show is just around the corner, where Bentley is set to reveal its brand-spanking-new Continental GT Speed. Our intrepid spy photographers caught this Conti prototype out on the street completely uncovered, meaning there's little left for us to speculate about before the ...

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    Report: Bentley to debut V8 Continental at Detroit show
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    For an automaker with just two model lines, Bentley sure has a lot of room to expand in the coming year or two. With the newly facelifted Continental GT now out on the market, a new Continental GTC drop-top expected to be unveiled in Frankfurt, after which we can expect the next Flying Spur, and ...

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    Report: Bentley to unveil new Continental GTC in Frankfurt
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    Bentley's Continental range has, well... "spurred" a whole line of derivatives: the GT coupe, the GTC convertible, the Flying Spur sedan, Speed and Supersports versions of each, a string of special editions.... And like other such proliferative products – say, the Porsche 911 or Ford ...

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    Rumormill: Bentley to bring new Continental Supersports to Geneva?
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    2012 Bentley Continental GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first generation of Bentley's Continental range spawned as many variants as its engine has cylinders. Over seven years of production, they including the GT coupe, the GTC convertible and the Flying Spur sedan, in ...

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    Bentley sets new land ice speed record
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    Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible shatters ice speed record – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Baltic Sea, sitting off the coast of Finland, is a white wasteland of ice and snow during the winter portion of the calendar. Local hero Juha Kankkunen, a four-time World ...

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    Touring Superleggera ramps up production of Bentley Flying Star
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    Touring Superleggera Flying Star – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bentley shooting brake, anyone? Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera can hook you up. The Milanese coachbuilder unveiled the Flying Star at last year's Geneva Motor Show, and stole our hearts in the process. But since ...

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    How Very Continental: Bentley launches Flying Spur Series 51
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    2012 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Series 51 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Bentley Continental has become the default choice for the upper crust of car buyers that it's become known as the Toyota Camry of the luxury market. The thing is, not everyone wants to pull up the ...

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