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SPIED: Continental GT V8 RS

2014-04-16 08:03

SPOTTED AT THE ‘RING: Bentley is testing what will eventually become its range-topping Continental GT V8 RS at the Nurburgring. Image: Automedia

Bentley is testing a new Continental GT V8 prototype at the Nurburgring, Germany. Spy photographers believe it to be the new range-topping V8 RS model.

IMAGE GALLERY: Bentley Continental GT V8 RS (Spy)

The car has no disguise, revealing an updated lower front bumper with changes to the air intakes and aerodynamics. At the rear you can spot a fixed spoiler and the standard quad exhaust tips found on V8-equipped Continentals.

The current range topping V8, the Continental GT V8 S, is powered by a 389kW4.0 litre twin-turbo V8, enabling it to rocket from 0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds on to a top speed of 310 km/h.

The engine clearly has more potential and we expect it to produce around 410kW in this new model, along with changes to the suspension.
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