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Bentley: Latest Lineup Addition Set for Frankfurt Launch

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Khatir Soltani
Bentley will be adding a member to the Continental GT family next September 10th at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the GT V8 S, available in both coupe and convertible versions. It's powered by a twin-turbo 4.0 liter V8 that produces 528 hp and 680 lb-ft torque at 1,700 rpm. The engine is mated to a close-ratio 8-speed ZF automatic transmission.

The Bentley Continental GT V8 S goes from 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds (4.7 for the convertible) and has a top speed of 309 km/h (308 km/h for the convertible).

The first deliveries of the Bentley Continental GT V8 S are planned for early 2014.

Bentley Continental GT V8 S Coupe 3/4 view
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Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible 3/4 view
Photo: Bentley

Khatir Soltani
Khatir Soltani
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