Bentley have announced a series of light upgrades to the flagship of the Bentley Continental GT range for the Geneva Motor Show 2014. The 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed will receive upgrades to the styling, aerodynamic and power together with improvements to the interior.
To start with the engine, the 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed’s monster 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine has been pushed even further. It now develops 635 hp and a company record 820 Nm of torque. As a result, it is now possible to reach a top speed of 206 mph (331 km/h) making it the fastest production Bentley ever while the revised convertible can reach 203 mph (327 km/h).
To add that extra visual appeal, the 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed gets a sharp front splitter, discrete side skirts and an elegant rear diffuser. Each of these elements are finished to match the exterior paint colour for the first time. The GT Speed also gets a dark tint finish applied to its 21” Speed wheels, headlamps and tail lamps. Finally, red-painted brake callipers and a stylish chrome “Speed” badge add sporting flair while a new signature Speed paint colour of Candy Red is now available.
The visual changes continue inside the cabin include a completely new colour split reserved exclusively for the Speed models. Starting with a dark monotone interior, accent stripes in a contrasting colour are applied across the doors, rear panels, fascia wings, inner console and gear lever. Matching contrasting stitching is applied to various aspects of the cabin with diamond quilting now optional for the seats and doors.
Speed branding is also sewn to the front and rear headrests, while a subtle yet elegant chrome “Speed” badge adorns the passenger side
The updates don’t stop at the 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed though. The entire Continental range gets new options. Seven distinct packages are now available. Premier Specification which enhances the cabin of the Continental with additional technology and comfort including massage seats and a premium audio system.
Interior Style Specification includes contrast stitching to the entire cabin, whilst deep pile overmats are included with an optional cross‑stitching element. GT Classic Specification for the W12 models gets a bright chrome front matrix grilles, veneered door and rear quarter panels, boot carpet matched to the interior and a hand-crafted stowage case complimenting the centre console finish.
All-Seasons Specification adds in-seat neck warmers, removable wind deflector and a heated steering wheel. Mulliner Driving Specification is explained above. GT V8 S Sport Specification includes Carbon-Ceramic brakes with red-painted callipers, a Sports exhaust and carbon fibre fascia panels.
Finally, Classic Mulliner Styling Specification adds a front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser all in carbon fibre. Deliveries of the new Continental family models commence in the summer.