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Bentley Continental GTC

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Bentley Continental GTC

2-door 4-seater, petrol (gasoline) W engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in, 412.0 kW / 552.5 hp / 552.5 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 312 km/h / 194 mph / 194 mph top speed, consumption 17.3 l/100km / 16.3 mpg-UK / 13.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BentleyIssued from2008
ModelContinental GTCIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBentley Motors Ltd. (VAG Group)CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)235 l / 8.30 cu ft / 8.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2633 l / 92.98 cu ft / 92.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)370 l / 13.07 cu ft / 13.07 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4810 mm / 189.4 in / 189.4 inTotal (curb) weight2475 kg / 5456 lb / 5456 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight2900 kg / 6393 lb / 6393 lb
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.91 m2 / 9.8 sq ft / 9.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.7 kW / 30.5 hp / 30.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine TypeW engine (W-engine)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.87 cm3/cylinder / 30.504 cu in/cylinder / 30.504 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power412.0 kW / 552.5 hp / 552.5 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)164.8 kW / 221.0 hp / 221.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output68.7 kW/l / 1.509 bhp/cu in / 1.509 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque108.4 N·m/l / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed312 km/h / 194 mph / 194 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio226.3 kW/ton / 171.5 bhp/ton / 171.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)17.3 l/100km / 16.3 mpg-UK / 13.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions405 g/km / 651 g/mi / 651 g/mi (est.)
  Range520 km / 323 mi / 323 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front275/40-R19Tyres rear275/40-R19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bentley Continental GTC

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