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New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible to make Geneva debut

Mulliner – Bentley’s well-known in-residence coachbuilding division – has unveiled photographs of its new Continental...

Mulliner – Bentley’s well-known in-residence coachbuilding division – has unveiled photographs of its new Continental GT Convertible in advance of the car’s public debut at the Geneva Motor Present on three March.

In regular manner, the company has long gone to severe lengths to make the grand tourer as bespoke as achievable, offering clients a range of refinements to established their vehicles apart from the typical autos.

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Special exterior capabilities consist of a 10-spoke alloy style adorning the 22-inch wheels, which each and every residence floating, self-levelling badges. Meanwhile, a special ‘Double Diamond’ style fills the front grille.

The sample recurs throughout the automobile, most notably on the tonneau roof cover, door casings and on each and every of the 4 seats. Mulliner claims each and every diamond in the sample includes 712 personal stitches, amounting to nearly 400,000 stitches in whole.

The embroidery system is so intricate that it took 18 months to establish.

The diamond concept continues on the centre console, with its milled finish adorned by a brushed, silver Breitling clock. Even the electronic display screen doesn’t escape treatment method, with ‘precision-rendered gauges’ employing the exact same completed and Mulliner branding.

Temper lighting is utilised to portray 7 distinct themes, when Bentley’s wings are projected on to the ground employing LED lamps in the door mirrors. The ‘Naim for Bentley’ audio technique capabilities 18 speakers and two Active Bass transducers powered by a two,two hundred-watt amplifier.

Upon having shipping and delivery, clients will be introduced with a hand-crafted presentation box containing the car’s leather-based-wrapped key, both equally of which will match the a few-colour configuration specified by the customer.

The Continental GT Mulliner Convertible will be available to order later on this 12 months, with a option of W12 and V8 engines. The previous is a 6.-litre twin-turbo petrol that provides 626bhp, with -62mph concluded in three.eight seconds en route to a major pace of 207mph.

Meanwhile, the latter is a four.-litre unit with 542bhp at its disposal: -62mph normally takes four.1 seconds, with the major pace supplied as 198mph.

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