Bentley Continental GT V8: The Jalopnik Review

Bentley's seen eights come and go; the 8-litre coach of 1930, the cloth-seated Eight "training Bentley" of the 1980s, the Le Mans-winning Speed 8 prototype of 2003. Two of those even had V8 engines, like the new Continental GT V8. Can the more-fuel-efficient octomill match the mighty W12? Let's find out. » 7/18/12 10:30am 7/18/12 10:30am

Why Yes, I'd Love To Lap The 'Ring In The Bentley CEO's $267,000 Car

When someone asks if you're a God, you say "YES!" When Bentley asks if you'd like to go lead the starting lap of the Nürburgring 24 in the CEO's Continental GT Supersports while it's being driven by former DTM champ Eric Van De Poele, you say "Hell YES!" » 6/05/12 2:00pm 6/05/12 2:00pm

2011 Bentley Continental GT: Now You Can Have A V8

The 2011 Bentley Continental GT now offers a eco- and poorer-person friendly 4.0-liter V8 as an option. The rest of us will order a 567-hp, 516 lb-ft 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12. Now to paint it pink and cover it with rhinestones. » 9/07/10 10:30am 9/07/10 10:30am

Dartz Gives Bentley Continental GT One Last Snake-Skinned Hurrah

Dartz calls it their newest opulence the Continental GT SS, not for "Super Sport," but for "snake skin." That's because the car's ensconced in an all-white faux snake skin vinyl wrap. Because nothin' says classy like vinyl snake skin. » 8/19/10 6:00pm 8/19/10 6:00pm

New Bentley Continental GT: First Look

The Bentley Continental GT is getting long in the tooth, no longer the must-have accessory of the pocket-dog and power-broker set. Accordingly, a brand new supercar will debut on September 6th. Here's a sneak peek. » 8/19/10 12:20pm 8/19/10 12:20pm

In Mother Russia, Fake Crocodile Is The New Whale Penis

The term "suitcase car" was somehow lost in translation with the "Bentley Suitcase Croco." It's a Bentley Continental GT covered in African buffalo leather embossed and painted to look like crocodile skin. Oh Russia, you so crazy! » 3/22/10 1:00pm 3/22/10 1:00pm

Bentley Series 51 Continental: Would You Spend $10,000 For Some Trim?

Chrysler isn't the only one continuing an aging model with lame special editions. They're just not charging $10,000 like Bentley is doing with their Series 51 Continental GT, GTC and GTC Speed. » 1/11/10 1:55pm 1/11/10 1:55pm

Buy A Yacht, Get A Bentley For Free

We're always about to buy a yacht when something stops us. Thankfully, the folks at Pearl Motor Yachts get it. Buy a $1.4 million Pearl 60 and get a free Bentley Continental GT. Capitalism is still alive, haters. [PMY] » 8/05/09 2:30pm 8/05/09 2:30pm

New Chinese Bentley Clone Likely Made Of Lead And Melamine

Rolls Royce and Bentley are engaged in a battle for über-luxury market share in China. Well, at least cars that look like they're from Rolls and Bentley. Geely GE? Meet the Huatai C4. » 5/12/09 9:00am 5/12/09 9:00am

Bentley Continental GT Craves Death After Being Wronged By Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton treats herself to a grotesque Christmas present by slathering a Continental GT in pink livery and oversized wheels courtesy of West Coast Customs. Follow us into the gaping maw of obsessive opulence. » 12/24/08 10:45am 12/24/08 10:45am

Bentley Driver Murdered In Mysterious Los Angeles Highway Shooting

Jose Luis Macias was driving through Los Angeles last Friday in his Bentley Continental GT when someone fired multiple bullets into the car, killing him and shutting down Highway 101. The motive remains a mystery. » 12/16/08 2:30pm 12/16/08 2:30pm

For The Discerning Commando: Camouflage Bentley Continental GT

This Bentley Continental GT » 11/03/08 3:40pm 11/03/08 3:40pm is either done up in a jungle camo paint scheme or a new interpretation of the RISK game board. Regardless, it certain to draw far more attention than its paint would suggest, blending into the cityscape about as well as if it were fluorescent orange. Mottled shades of gray might have been…

Tetsu GTR: Japanese Tuner ASI's Bentley Continental GT

Refreshed for the autumn season, this is the latest iteration of the polarizing ASI-tuned Bentley Continental GTR » 10/14/08 5:30pm 10/14/08 5:30pm. Similar to the car will be showing off at , the GTR is an 800 HP monster with intimidatingly tasteless styling to match. The only thing we want this for is to lovingly . None of this comes as a big…

ASI Tetsu-Tuned Continental GTR Makes Us Feel Like Taking A Shower

We've always had a love/hate relationship with the Bentley Continental GT. On the one hand, it's a staggeringly powerful freight train of a car that will do everything but powder your behind (and not catch on fire). On the other hand, it just doesn't have the character of a Bentley; it seems more noveau riche than… » 6/05/08 9:40am 6/05/08 9:40am

Bentley GTZ Zagato In Geneva

Having had its way with Italian cars, Zagato's coachworks business returned its attentions to a British-German hooligan — the Bentley Continental GT. (Remember the Zagato Aston DB7? Sure you do.) What they came up with is the two-tone Bentley GTZ Zagato we first showed you last week. As is their wont, Zagato made the… » 3/04/08 5:40am 3/04/08 5:40am

Undercover as a Bentley Customer, All Ice Sculptures All the Time

The guys at Dubspeed Driven skipped the press intro for the Bentley Continental GT Speed in Spain, opting instead for posing as one of the super-rich customers in the market for a luxury GT. We're not sure what's funnier, the gigantic winged "B" ice sculpture, the spokesmodel or the fact that they give people the… » 11/29/07 9:45am 11/29/07 9:45am

Bentley Reveals 600-hp Continental GT Speed

It's the first bentley to hit 200 miles per hour (202 mph, to be exact) right off the shelf. It's a pretty big shelf, though, because the Bentley Speed GT is a bruiser of a car. It packs a more-than-sufficient 600 horses lolling beneath its bonnet, also making it the most powerful production Bentley ever built. The… » 8/01/07 8:08am 8/01/07 8:08am

Veyron Envy? LEW Design's Big Bang Bentley

LEW Design's motto is the "all imaginable is practicable." Teutonic homeoteleutons aside, the company's tuner Bentley Continental GT splits the difference between the Bugatti Veyron and its smaller, less-demonstrative cousin, mainly by way of custom grillwork. It also gets a 100 hp boost to 650 hp, inching the Bent… » 12/15/06 9:52am 12/15/06 9:52am

Fidel Is Not Enough: Bentley Plans Lots O' New, Lightweight Rides

We wannabe upper crusty anglophile types are already busy drooling over the allure from the double-decadent Havana coupe. Now Bentley springs this on us? As the revitalized German British marquee nears the brand-imploding 9,000 cars a year threshold, they are going to need new steel to maintain their momentum. Wait,… » 11/28/06 4:28pm 11/28/06 4:28pm

Fastest Bentley Ever: MTM's Latest Tuning Kit for the Continental GT

We're not sure if they can turn the world on with a smile or not, but MTM knows how to heat up their German-British mates. With their latest tuning kit for the Bentley Continental GT, the MTMers created the fastest Bentley ever, with a top speed of 205 mph recorded on Italy's Nardo test track. All that speediness… » 7/06/06 12:37pm 7/06/06 12:37pm