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Bentley Continental GT

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Bentley Continental GT

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve W engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in, 411.6 kW / 552.0 hp / 552.0 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, all wheel drive, 319 km/h / 198 mph / 198 mph top speed, consumption 16.6 l/100km / 17.0 mpg-UK / 14.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BentleyIssued from2007
ModelContinental GTIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBentley Motors Ltd. (VAG Group)CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerDirk van BraeckelCargo capacity (volume)370 l / 13.07 cu ft / 13.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3000 l / 105.94 cu ft / 105.94 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)370 l / 13.07 cu ft / 13.07 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4804 mm / 189.1 in / 189.1 inTotal (curb) weight2350 kg / 5181 lb / 5181 lb
Width1918 mm / 75.5 in / 75.5 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity415 kg / 915 lb / 915 lb
Wheelbase2745 mm / 108.1 in / 108.1 inGross (max.) weight2800 kg / 6173 lb / 6173 lb
Track front1623 mm / 63.9 in / 63.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1607 mm / 63.3 in / 63.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 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)22.5 kW / 30.2 hp / 30.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeW engine (W-engine)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerBentleyValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.501 cu in/cylinder / 30.501 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power411.6 kW / 552.0 hp / 552.0 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 type2 turbochargersMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)200.9 kW / 269.5 hp / 269.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output68.6 kW/l / 1.508 bhp/cu in / 1.508 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque108.4 N·m/l / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.53

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed319 km/h / 198 mph / 198 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sPower-to-weight ratio234.9 kW/ton / 178.0 bhp/ton / 178.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)25.3 l/100km / 11.2 mpg-UK / 9.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)11.10 s / 11.10 s / 11.10 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)16.6 l/100km / 17.0 mpg-UK / 14.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions396 g/km / 637 g/mi / 637 g/mi
  Range542 km / 337 mi / 337 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsPower assisted steering Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links, Double wishbones,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front9.5J x 20Wheels rear9.5J x 20
Tyres frontPirelli P-Zero 275/35 x 20Tyres rearPirelli P-Zero 275/35 x 20
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front405 mm / 15.9 in / 15.9 inBrake diameter rear335 mm / 13.2 in / 13.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bentley Continental GT

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