The 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R comes to you right off the racing tract. Well not exactly, but in a way, since this is the remodeled version of a Continental GT3-R racer, based on which the car has been inspired by. The racer was actually awarded at the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone which was the first victory for a UK Bentley after 84 years. This has inspired the makers from Bentley to fashion a car which has the same characteristics as its own racer and devise it and change it for road usage. The changes are not that drastic opposed to the racers as the 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R keeps the design as the racer has and adds certain characteristics which add to its use on the road as a well drivable vehicle.
2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R
The exterior design has been taken from the 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R racer, but has been adapted to serve well as a vehicle on its own. There have been some great changes to make the car’s overall look appealing and interesting as well. The bottom line is that the people from Bentley have gone out their way and succeeded in making a car which will fit almost anybody as it seems also sporty with a tone of luxury as well.
The new vehicle has a revised front splitter with the added rear wings to both the lid and bonnet vents. This greatly enhances the cooling system of the car making it more reliable and drivable. Also, we have a new matrix grille added with the new bumper strips. All of it is painted in stylish gloss black color making the car very interesting to see on the road. The design makes the car more aerodynamic which adds to its stability on the road and enhancing its balance as well.
Inside the car you will notice the all carbon-fiber interior of the vehicle. The Alcantara leather upholsteries which are matted on the new racing seats which additionally have lower back support represent the ultimate comfort enhancements on the vehicle. The seats are not the only things which are lined with comfortable leather as also the steering wheel grip and the driving stick are also upholstered with fine leather.
This is to enhance the comfort of the vehicle bringing you the ultimate luxury and exclusive comfort while driving your 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R. Also the center console is a beautifully hand-crafted piece which does not only look good but is also very useful and brings certain technological advances to the mix which this car brings. The atmosphere of the inside of the car is also enhanced by green tones added to the inside doors panels and the dashboard as well bring you an exquisite mix of colors which are tastefully arranged to enhance the overall inside feel of the car.
The greatest change which Bentley has made is going from a 12-cylinder to a 8-cylinder engine, enhancing the car’s overall performance it his case. The 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R now has a twin-turbo V8 engine which makes for the vehicle’s power being 572 horsepower at 518 pound-feet of torque. The lightly materials which are used in the car’s design make the car very light on its feet. The 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R springs up immediately from the start and the engine’s power certainly allows it to do so. The car can achieve a start from 0 to 60 mph in a matter of just 3.6 seconds, and outstanding feet which not many cars can achieve.
The great speed and great performances which are seen and expected from the 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R to achieve ask for a higher price to be paid. Bentley has certainly done its best to produce a brilliant car but have perhaps made an overstatement with the price which has almost doubled compared to the V8 S. Most agree that the price of $337,000 is a beet too steep for the new 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R but the car certainly pleads a great case with its overall features.