British prepare Bentley Continental GT a new generation

The British are preparing a new Bentley Continental GT III generation premiere is scheduled for the Geneva Motor Show 2018 (GTC convertible will present a year later). However, some details of the model are known now.
Court of the first spy photos of the new Bentley Continental GT 2018-2019 year, the car will keep silhouette predecessor. In general, since the advent of the machine of the first generation in 2001, the model design is constantly evolving, but it is still recognizable, without changing the direction of the selected style.
This is probably the same touches and interior, which will become more modern and richer and more luxurious. Certainly the car is finally put a modern multimedia system with a powerful stuffing and beautiful graphics. Of course, the model will be equipped with all sorts of security and also an army of assistants electronic systems.
But we are waiting for more significant changes in the technical plan. Bentley Continental GT 2018 in the new body will move to the modular platform MSB, which is already built hatchback Porsche Panamera 2. This will make the design of the car by approximately 150 – 200 kg lighter, and simultaneously have a positive impact on improving the handling and reducing fuel consumption.
At the top of scale will house the upgraded 6.0-liter W12 engine with two turbines, which is now placed on the SUV Bentley Bentayga. The base engine will be a 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo with the function off half the cylinders. On the Panamera said such a motor produces 550 hp and 770 Nm of torque.
All engines will be combined exclusively paired with 8-band automatic ZF, and drive the new Continental GT 2018-2019 full course – from the Torsen center differential (up to 85% of torque can be transmitted to the rear axle and up to 65% – on the front). And for the first time for this model is expected hybrid version with a diesel engine.

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