The famous British journalist Jeremy Clarkson chose the best cars of 2019. Co-host of the show, The Grand Tour called the “best supercar of the year” Ferrari 488 Pista, and the “people’s car”, in his opinion, is the Bentley Continental GT V8. Awards awarded in the annual award of the British tabloid The Sun.
Clarkson noted that Bentley belongs to Volkswagen, which literally translates as “people’s car”.
“Secondly, where I live, all people have their own helicopters, so Bentley can call a car for the people. During my reviews I’m always slightly surprised how cheap are these cars compared to what I could have imagined,” said the journalist.
Bentley Continental GT V8 is the third generation equipped with chetyrehlitrovy “eight” with two turbines, developing 500 HP and 770 nm of torque. Coupe able to gain first “hundred” for 4.0 s, and the convertible accelerates to 100 km/h in one second slower. The maximum speed of both versions is 318 km per hour. In the UK prices of the Bentley Continental GT V8 start with a mark of 148 thousand pounds ($181 800).
As for the Ferrari 488 Pista, then Clarkson called it “simply an incredible car both on track and on normal roads it behaves like no other supercar.” The Italian car is equipped with a 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8, which several times became the winner of the competition “international engine of the year”.
Motor Ferrari 488 Pista produces 720 HP and 770 nm of torque, allowing the coupe to dial a “hundred” for 2.85 s, and its maximum speed is 340 km per hour.