Bentley has included a new carbon fibre styling package deal to both equally the Continental GT and Bentayga’s extensive lists of customisation options. The upgrade will cost about £8,500 on the coupe and £17,000 on the SUV, boosting the two cars’ foundation-selling prices to all-around £160,000 and £140,000 respectively.
The styling package deal was developed by the engineering team accountable for the aero factors on the special edition Pikes Peak Continental GT, and consists of a further carbon fibre splitter, broader carbon fibre aspect skirts and a much larger carbon fibre diffuser to the typical-concern Continental GT and Bentayga.
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Both of those cars and trucks get new rear spoilers, with the coupe receiving a minimal-level lip for the boot-lid and the SUV getting an monumental bi-airplane wing for its tailgate. There is a smattering of freshly minted metallic badging, way too, and customers can pick to have both equally cars’ front air blades, wing vents and mirror caps in the exact same carbon fibre end.
Bentley states its growth programme for the aerodynamic upgrades has been rigorous, with each and every motor vehicle currently being subject to one hundred,000km (all-around 62,000 miles) of screening. This is to make absolutely sure the spitter will not be ripped away from the bumper if the vehicle strikes a kerb, or that the aspect skirts will not rattle their way loose about rough roads.
Every vehicle has also been tested in computer simulations, in a wind tunnel and on the track to assure the upgrades really do not have a unfavorable influence on both car’s handling and balance.
The styling package deal is offered to order now on any new Continental GT or Bentayga, with deliveries envisioned soon after the authorities journey constraints have lifted. Nevertheless, if you are blessed plenty of to have both motor vehicle, Bentley will also retrofit the package deal to your vehicle at any of its British isles merchants.
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