2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed - Road Test Specs


Year Make Model2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed 2dr Coupe AWD (6.0L 12cyl Turbo 8A)
Vehicle TypeAWD 2dr four-passenger coupe
Estimated MSRP$215,000
Assembly locationCrewe, England


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged W12, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,998/366
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, four valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)9.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)616 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)590 @ 2,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeEight-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.71; II=3.14; III=2.1; IV=1.67; V=1.29; Vi=1.00; VII= 0.839; VIII=0.667
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.85


Suspension, frontDouble wishbone, air springs, adjustable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearMultilink, air springs, adjustable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typePower-assisted speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion
Tire make and modelPirelli P Zero
Tire typeSummer
Tire size275/35ZR21
Wheel size21-by-9.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, front16.5-inch cross-drilled and vented ceramic disc, 8-piston fixed caliper
Brakes, rear14-inch cross-drilled and vented ceramic disc, 1-piston sliding caliper

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.0

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)13 city/20 highway/15 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)24.0

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionStandard eight-speaker, optional 11-speaker AM/FM/six-disc changer
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod docking, SD card reader
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)15GB music hard drive
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard with 8-inch touchscreen
Smart entry/StartStandard -- doors, ignition, trunk

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,115
Length (in.)189.2
Width (in.)76.5
Height (in.)54.9
Wheelbase (in.)108.1
Seating capacity4
Trunk volume (cu-ft)12.6
GVWR (lbs.)6,063

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