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Cars Bentley Continental GT Limited Edition celebrates 2019 Pikes Peak victory

18:40  03 december  2019
18:40  03 december  2019 Source:   carbuyer.co.uk

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(Crewe, 1 July 2019 ) The Bentley Continental GT has reinforced its status as the finest Grand Tourer ever produced by claiming the outright record for Millen said after his record run: “"This is an amazing finish to a wet, snowy 2019 run at Pikes Peak ! We came here with one goal in mind, and that was to

A special run of Bentley Continental GT coupes commemorates the brand's production-car record set at Pikes Peak . Only 15 will be built. Pricing for the Pikes Peak limited edition depends on buyer specification, so there's no official MSRP. Nor is there a specific model name.

a close up of a green car: Bentley Continental GT Pikes Peak Limited Edition and the winning car © Carbuyer Bentley Continental GT Pikes Peak Limited Edition and the winning car

Only 15 cars will be produced

Carbon-fibre exterior parts and an exclusive colour are offered

Available to order now

Bentley has launched a limited-edition model of the Bentley Continental GT to celebrate the car’s victory at the Pikes Peak hill-climb course in June 2019. The course, in Colorado, is almost 12.5 miles long, climbs nearly 5,000ft and incorporates 156 corners.

A Continental GT beat the previous record for a production car, set by a Porsche 911 Turbo S in 2015, by 8.4 seconds. The Bentley reached the summit of the climb in a time of 10:18.4.

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Bentley used the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday to highlight this fact, with the automaker calling on Pikes Peak veteran Rhys Millen to race to the clouds in the latest Continental GT . The luxury coupe, which wore a special livery highlighting Bentley 's centennial this year, was

Bentley has revealed a new limited edition of the Continental GT to celebrate the company’s Pikes Peak record, which was set last June. The unique specification also includes acid green brake calipers, 22-inch gloss black wheels shod in Pirelli P Zero Colour Edition tires and a Pikes Peak

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Just 15 special-edition models will be produced and all will be painted either black or in a retina-searing lime green. The green is borrowed from the colours used on the winning car, while gloss black detailing is used on the roof, wing mirrors and front bumper inserts for contrast. The side trim, rear number plate surround, exhaust surrounds, tailgate panel and the standard 22-inch alloy wheels are all painted black too. The brake calipers and Pirelli P Zero tyres, meanwhile, are painted bright green.

The ‘100’ grille shown in these images is optional, should you wish to celebrate the fact that the victory came in Bentley’s centenary year.

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The new Continental GT First Edition is the most exquisitely appointed expression of the new car. Created to celebrate the launch of this ground-breaking grand tourer, it represents a stunning showcase of Bentley craftsmanship and design. The specification of the interior has been curated by

Bentley has used Alcantara (a suede-like fabric) liberally through the cabin, on the seats, steering wheel and on other touchpoints. Each car gets a piano black lower centre console and carbon-fibre trim. Matching the outside of the car, all the stitching, the steering wheel centre marker and the B&O speakers are lime green. On the passenger side, the dashboard features one of five Pikes Peak graphics, while there are Pikes Peak door plates too.

The 15 cars all come with the 626bhp 12-cylinder ‘W12’ petrol engine that’s capable of getting the Continental from 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds. The top speed is 207mph, while you can expect around 23mpg if you’re conservative with the throttle pedal.

Read our Continental GT review, or see how it compares to the Aston Martin DB11 and Mercedes S-Class Coupe.

Limited-run Bentley Continental GT celebrates Pikes Peak win .
Brightly coloured special edition commemorates record-breaking run with bespoke features and stylingThe Continental GT became the fastest production car to ever tackle the 12.42-mile course, with American racer Rhys Millen setting a record time of 10min 18.4sec.

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