Bentley Continental GT Speed
The Mildly Homologated Bentley Continental GT Speed Has Arrived
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The new Bentley Continental GT Speed, now in its fourth generation, maintains a design language that closely resembles its predecessor at first glance. While it introduces new front and rear light clusters, suggesting a mid-cycle update, the overall exterior design remains largely similar to the third generation. Typically, a new generation of the Continental arrives every 7-8 years, placing this so-called fourth generation within that timeframe.

But is it entirely new? No, it isn’t. The third-gen Continental GT was acclaimed for its design, necessitating careful management of its aesthetic continuity. Despite claims of evolution, the changes are primarily limited to new front and rear light clusters, inspired by the exclusive Bacalar.

However, the powertrain is entirely new — a V8 hybrid setup allowing Bentley to boast that the new Continental GT has 68% new components compared to the outgoing model. In my opinion, Bentley seems to be stretching the narrative here.

2025 Bentley Continental GT - Roofless stance

Anyway, enough analysis from me. Here’s what you need to know about the updated Bentley Continental GT.

The interior redesign follows design cues inspired by the coachbuilt Bentley Bacalar and Batur, featuring 3D leather quilting and a new dark chrome finish. The new Continental GT Speed will debut in Tourmaline Green, a vibrant modern interpretation of the iconic Bentley green, making a bold statement.

2025 Bentley Continental GT - Interior

Replacing the W12, the new hybrid powertrain boasts 782 PS and 1,000 Nm from a 4.0-liter V8, complemented by a 190 PS electric motor. This setup achieves 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds, offers 50 miles (81 km) of electric-only range from its 25 kWh battery pack (EU drive cycle), and a total range of 534 miles (859 km).

2025 Bentley Continental GT - Rear

Power is delivered through an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission and electronic limited-slip differential (eLSD) to all four wheels. Active torque vectoring is managed front-to-rear via a center differential, and precise vectoring across each axle using brakes.

2025 Bentley Continental GT - Stance

The new Bentley Performance Active Chassis includes Active All-Wheel Drive, electronic limited-slip differential, all-wheel steering, torque vectoring (front-to-rear and across axles), Bentley Dynamic Ride active anti-roll system, and updated ESC control software. Additionally, the car features a new dual-valve damper system and dual-chamber air springs.

Bentley Continental GT Speed
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