Bentley’s Special Continental GT Pays Tribute To Pikes Peak Record

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 new limited Continental GT comes with a carbon fiber body kit and the rather striking Radium by Mulliner paintwork, mimicking the color scheme of the record Pikes Peak car. This includes gloss black detailing on areas like the lower front bumper inserts, roof panel, wing mirrors and rear fascia.

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 decal on the front bumper. Customers can also opt for a grille with the number ‘100’ on it, as a nod to the brand’s centenary.

Related: Bentley Continental GT Breaks Pikes Peak World Record For Production Cars

The luxurious interior of the special Conti GT features Alcantara with contrasting Radium stitching on most soft-trim areas, paired with Beluga hide. The dashboard is adorned with carbon fiber trim, with the passenger’s side getting a graphic showing a section of the Pikes Peak hillclimb, along with the record time of 10:18.488.

Other revisions include special Pikes Peak embroidery on the seat headrests, exclusive B&0 speaker covers in anodised black and Radium, and more.

“The new Limited Edition Continental GT is distinguished by a number of carefully curated features to honour that outstanding record run,” said Chris Craft, Member of the Bentley Board for Sales, Marketing and Aftersales. “It reflects Bentley’s spirit of endeavour, one that has been a constant throughout the last 100 years and remains at the beating heart of the company.”

The limited Pikes Peak edition of the Bentley Continental GT is powered by the same twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine, producing 626 HP and 664 lb-ft (900 Nm) of torque. 0-60 mph (96 km/h) takes just 3.6 seconds while top speed is set at 207 mph (333 km/h).

Bentley will build just 15 examples of the Continental GT’s Pikes Peak special edition, with order books open now.

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