Bentley has added a new carbon fibre styling deal to both equally the Continental GT and Bentayga’s comprehensive lists of customisation selections. The improve will cost approximately £8,five hundred on the coupe and £17,000 on the SUV, boosting the two cars’ base-prices to around £160,000 and £140,000 respectively.
The styling deal was designed by the engineering group responsible for the aero components on the exclusive edition Pikes Peak Continental GT, and contains a further carbon fibre splitter, wider carbon fibre side skirts and a more substantial carbon fibre diffuser to the standard-concern Continental GT and Bentayga.
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Both equally cars and trucks get new rear spoilers, with the coupe acquiring a reduced-degree lip for the boot-lid and the SUV attaining an great bi-aircraft wing for its tailgate. There is a smattering of recently minted metallic badging, also, and buyers can select to have both equally cars’ front air blades, wing vents and mirror caps in the same carbon fibre end.
Bentley says its advancement programme for the aerodynamic updates has been arduous, with every single car or truck staying topic to 100,000km (around sixty two,000 miles) of tests. This is to make certain the spitter will not be ripped absent from the bumper if the car or truck strikes a kerb, or that the side skirts will not rattle their way unfastened above rough roads.
Every single car or truck has also been examined in computer simulations, in a wind tunnel and on the keep track of to ensure the updates really don’t have a damaging affect on either car’s managing and steadiness.
The styling deal is offered to order now on any new Continental GT or Bentayga, with deliveries envisioned shortly following the federal government vacation limitations have lifted. Nevertheless, if you’re lucky sufficient to possess either car or truck, Bentley will also retrofit the deal to your car or truck at any of its British isles stores.
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