Bentley takes the much less is extra strategy with V8-powered Conti and scores probably the most convincing and fulfilling end result within the current historical past of the mainstream Bentley Predictably sufficient, it’s Bentley’s now not-so new Continental GT boasting a Four-litre twin turbo V8. Similar to the earlier technology Conti, this automotive now makes up one half of the Continental GT vary, sitting alongside its 6.Zero-litre W12 flagship brother.The engine is similar in all however set up particulars as that within the Bentayga V8, however with 542bhp, it’s usefully extra highly effective than even the 521bhp ‘S’ model of the outdated Continental GT, to not point out that it’s fitted right into a automotive an much more helpful 130kg lighter. Which implies it’ll hit 62mph in 4sec flat.It prices £148,800, which is a contact greater than 11 grand lower than the 626bhp W12 automotive. It is usually 50kg lighter than the W12, all faraway from the nostril, which suggests their energy to weight ratios are separated by little greater than 30bhp per tonne. The suspension of the V8 has been tweaked, however solely to tune it match the change in weight and distribution.