Bentley Continental Supersports clocks 204 mph on road to Geneva motor showTue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800
Bling may not be the obvious place to be for a luxury sports car maker today, but here's Bentley showing what the ultimate development of the Continental GT will be.
The Continental Supersports will be shown next week at the Geneva motor show as a production model. Its 630-hp turbocharged W12 will make it the fastest and most-powerful Bentley ever.
The headline figure is 204 mph, taking the Supersports into the stratospheric territory of production cars capable of eating up a mile in less than 18 seconds.
The Supersports can do this while drinking either standard pump fuel or E85, making it the first Bentley to be biofuel compatible, a step that all future Bentley models will make as the British company pushes toward a greener future.
Started as an under-the-radar project, the Supersports is likely to become the best-selling Continental GT if Bentley
By Julian Rendell