In 2003 Bentley unveiled the Continental GT, a 4-seater sporting coupé blending key elements from the past with the some of the world’s most advanced automotive technologies. Its 6.0 litre twin-turbocharged W12 engine produces 552 bhp with a top speed of 197.6 mph. Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive is standard.
The convertible version, the Continental GTC, with an identical powertrain, went on sale in late 2006. The GT V8, with a twin-turbo 4-litre V8 engine, was unveiled in 2012.