Bentley is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race with two special edition models. The 2014 Bentley Continental GT W12 Le Mans Limited Edition is inspired by a driver from the automaker’s past victories at the Le Mans.
Each car will have a unique Le Mans Edition numbered badge, Le Mans Edition clock face, embroidered Le Mans badge to each headrest, tread plates with the limited edition name, unique Le Mans Edition wheels and specific interior veneers and exterior colours.
Continental GT models will be available in the second quarter of 2013 with Mulsanne Le Mans Edition models available beginning in the third quarter.The 4 seat Continental GT coupe and convertible capture the GT spirit with the highest standards of design, engineering, luxury, performance, and everyday practicality. The 4.0 litre, twin turbo V8 achieves exceptional standards for power-to-emissions in the high luxury sports car sector. The instantly recognizable growl of the V8 engine sets it apart from its Bentley stable mates.
Also available in Le Mans Edition Coupe and Convertible form is Bentley’s renowned 6.0 litre W12 engine. Producing 567 bhp and 516 lb ft of torque, the Continental GT W12 is quintessential Bentley refinement and performance.
The Continental GT Speed Le Mans Edition is available in coupe form only. The iconic GT Speed is powered by Bentley’s renowned 6.0 litre W12 and in this version produces 616 bhp and 590 lb ft of torque available from 2000 rpm for instantly accessible high performance. The GT Speed sprints to sixty in 4.0 seconds and is the fastest production Bentley ever with a top speed of 205 mph.