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2016 Bentley Continental meets 1952 Continental

The Continental name first entered the Bentley’s lexicon in 1952 with the R-Type Continental. Limited to 208 units, this grand tourer could reach speeds of 193 km/h, making it the world’s fastest four-seater at the time. 

How did it evolve over the years to give birth to the 2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed, a W12-powered monster that can fly at 331 km/h? Watch: