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2015 Bentley GT3-R

Thanks to the Continental GT3′s recent victory on home soil at Silverstone in the second round of

Thanks to the Continental GT3‘s recent victory on home soil at Silverstone in the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series – Bentley‘s first top-tier victory in the UK in more than eight decades – the high-powered take on the V8 S is set to make its way to the streets with the introduction of the GT3-R. Expertly tuned by the Bentley Motorsport team, the special edition Continental adopts the racer’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 – capable of 572 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque – in conjunction with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and rear-biased AWD system offering torque vectoring to the rear wheels. Coupling the tweaks with a 200-lb weight reduction from that of the V8 S, the GT3-R accelerates up to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds before hitting a top speed of 170 mph. Additional details include the likes of an air suspension, carbon silicon carbide brake discs, 21″ gloss black wheels, titanium exhaust, a carbon fiber front splitter, matching rear wing, hood cooling vents, and a slick Glacier White paint scheme with green accents. Inside, seating has been reconfigured to feature two racing buckets – crafted in carbon fiber and covered in Alcantara – while the dashboard and center console have both been redone with carbon fiber construction.

Order books for the Continental GT3-R are now open with delivery of the 300 production models slated to start before the end of the year.

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