Bentley revealed the Continental GT coupe to a new record pikes Peak

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Bentley revealed the Continental GT coupe to a new record pikes Peak

British brand Bentley has unveiled a special version of the Continental GT coupe, which will compete for the title of the fastest production car on pikes Peak. Dvuhdverka painted in lemon-green hue Radium and inflicted on the body graphics in mountain view with a schematic representation of the track.

Attempt to set a new record of speed climbing the mountain will take place June 30. As a race car chose the coupe Continental GT c W12 6.0 engine, as the asset of which is 635 horsepower and 900 Nm of torque. Combined with vosmidiapazonnoy automatic transmission it accelerates to first “hundred” for 3,7 seconds. The maximum Continental GT speed – 333 km / h.

The compartment 100, which symbolizes the anniversary of the company, has passed intensive tests and prepared for rapid changes in altitude and oxygen starvation. In the cabin compartment installed on-Board supply system of the oxygen / air mixture directly into the helmet of the pilot – record holder of the previous year Rhys Millen.

In 2018 Millen behind the wheel of a Bentley Bentaya set a record on pikes Peak for series crossovers. He ran track for 10 minutes at 49.9 seconds, which is almost two minutes faster than the previous achievements of the 510-horsepower Range Rover Sport.

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