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  Bentley Continental T
1996 - 2003
Bentley Continental T
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Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Luxury
Body 2 Door 4 Seat
Coupe
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 4 Speed Automatic
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Turbo V8
Capacity
412 in3 
Max Power
420 bhp @4000rpm 
Max Torque
650 lb/ft @2200rpm 
Power to Weight
171 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
265 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 62 bhp/litre 
Compression 8.0:1 
Bore x Stroke
4.09 X 3.90 in 
Fuel Cons
20 mpg 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
170 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
6.5 sec 
0 - 100 mph
16.8 sec 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
6.0 sec 
Standing qtr Mile
14.9sec @???mph 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn 0.73 g 
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
206.3 in 
Width
80.9 in 
Height
58.0 in 
Weight
5500 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 8.5 X 18
8.5 X 18 
Tyres (F/R) 265/40 ZR18
265/40 ZR18 
Fuel Capacity
23.8 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £40000 - £80000
 
Profile

The exquisite Continental T's handling and performance seem to defy the laws of physics in being able to move an object of such huge size. Under the skin lies the turbocharged 6.7 litre V8 as seen in Bentley's predecessor the Turbo R. Power is up to 420bhp while torque is a mind blowing 650lbft, enabling the distinguished heavyweight to sprint to 60mph in well under 6 seconds.

Interior refinement is unsurpassed with the finest quality hides and carpets complementing the sporty milled Aluminium dashboard. All this luxury comes at a price though. The Continental T retails for over 250,000 in the UK.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
71% 71% 4% 7
Ranks 294 of 771 Ranks 331 of 771 Ranks 285 of 771 Ranks 266 of 771

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