633 Horsepower 2017 Bentley Continental GT Flares In Black As Brit Designer Fills In

Sep 05, 2016 07:40 AM EDT | Leian N.


Despite car designer Sang Yup Lee's resignation to join the South Korean brand Hyundai, Brit designer John Paul Gregory takes over the Bentley brand to develop and design a brand new 2017 Bentley Continental GT. The unit has a brand new feature with respect to a more varied choice of shades of the exceptional high-performing car.

The 2017 Bentley Continental GT has gained tremendous upgrades since its latest make and model, especially now that John Paul Gregory took on the role of automobile designer for the brand. The Brit was said to incorporate a new shade for the unit - a Black model for the brand's flagship car.

Design Blueprints

According to Motoring Research, the brand appointed Gregory to lead the exterior design for the 2017 Bentley Continental GT and the bold Bentayga model. However, the previous model would be his first project for the company which would be available for purchase come 2017.

His tasks included making the automobile's initial concepts such as retaining the high-speed feature. He was said to have shaped the Speed 6 concept for the brand and wished to incorporate the said feature for the 2017 Bentley Continental GT. This application was said to make the model as the brand's first EV sports car.

The designer manifested that he wished to make his first project exude of the major characteristics that make the automobile an authentic Bentley - luxurious, high-performing, and desirable for its customers.

Car Features

As reported by Car and Driver, the new 2017 Bentley Continental GT will have 7 horsepower with a 13 pound-feet of torque which will emanate from a 6.0 Liter W-12 as its speed. Furthermore, the car was lodged to have 633 horsepower of 620 pound-feet.

Apart from the Black Edition of the brand new 2017 Bentley Continental GT, the exterior would also be lower in body aero bits, will have corresponding red, yellow, Hallmark, and Beluga accents for the interior.

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