The British company Bentley announced a special version of the model Continental GT – extreme GT3-R.
New supercompartment constructed on the basis of the GT3 racing, will go on sale in limited quantities – only 300 copies.
The car will be the most exclusive and fastest modification Continental GT model.
The entire print run of 300 units will be hand-built at the Bentley factory in Crewe, and then engineers from motorsport department of the company will bring them to perfection.
Visually, the new Bentley Continental GT3-R is different from the civilian version of the model a powerful front splitter and rear wing rigidly fixed feed, which is made of carbon fiber, and even additional air inlets located on the hood, as well as a bright white shade body.
In addition, the sports coupe received a wheel from high-grade steel wheels with a diameter of 21 inches.
For all its extremality, the car is not lost for the traditional brand of luxury – in a double cabin configuration of carbon fiber combined with high-quality varieties of leather and Alcantara.
On the new Bentley Continental GT3-R British engineers will install the same 8-cylinder 4-liter V-twin engine with two turbines, which is equipped with and a racing GT3.
This power unit has already managed to prove themselves in the race with the best hand.
However, for almost a novelty engine derated, its capacity reduced from 600 horsepower to 580-ty.
However, given the fact that the car was lighter by 100 kilograms compared to the standard Continental GT, this power it is enough to be the fastest road Bentley in the company’s history.
Note that the car is able to accelerate from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.8 seconds.
But the maximum speed of the new Bentley Continental GT3-R electronics limits at a relatively modest figure of 275 kilometers per hour.
The engine will receive a pair of 8-band automatic transmission and ZF-wheel drive system with the function of changing the thrust vector, which guarantees high-spirited start and confident cornering.
Braking provide new 8-piston disc brakes made of silicon and carbon fiber (front wheels 420 mm, rear 356 mm).
The price of extreme Bentley Continental GT3-R British automaker promises to announce at its official premiere at Goodwood on the Festival of Speed, but some local media have predicted amount in the region of 240 thousand pounds, which is approximately 14 000 000 with “penny”.
Pre-orders for the new car has already received, and the first copies will come to the customers at the end of 2018-2019 year.