Apart from the forthcoming Bentley Continental GT Hybrid, it seems that the Crewe-based automaker is conducting street assessments for the warmer Continental GT Pace, which can succeed its predecessor that was launched in 2012.
This check mule that was caught by our spy photographers may simply be the precise automotive, contemplating that every one of its exterior chrome highlights have been completed in gloss black. Whereas it’s not a typical trait of a Pace, however keep in mind, Bentley did launch the swanky Black Version mannequin in 2016. Additionally, the 2 additional coolers nestled behind the decrease grille positively level in the direction of a rise in efficiency.
The usual Continental GT comes with a 6.zero litre direct-injected W12 engine that produces 626 hp at 6,000 rpm and a tree-pulling 900 Nm of torque from 1,350 rpm to four,500 rpm. That’s good for a century dash time of three.7 seconds and a ridiculous high pace of 333 km/h. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission and energetic all-wheel drive with torque vectoring by way of braking is normal.
That mentioned, anticipate the GT Pace to punch across the neighborhood of 650 hp to 670 hp, and presumably near 1,000 Nm of torque. Comparatively, the outgoing GT Pace Black Version made 642 PS and 840 Nm of torque, and takes four.1 seconds to dash from zero to 100 km/h.
Different upgrades to be anticipated with the brand new Continental GT Pace embody chassis tweaks, stiffer suspension and Pace-specific styling. The cabin too, will obtain the requisite updates. No launch date has been mooted but, however it would possible make its debut subsequent 12 months as a 2020 mannequin.
The publish SPIED: 2019 Bentley Continental GT Pace noticed? Auto Reviews & New Cars on Paul Tan’s Automotive Information.