The Bentley Continental Supersports is a very special model in the history of Bentley. He became in two generations built, both on the Continental GT based, but are even sportier and more powerful. In the following article we would like to introduce you to both generations of Continental Supersport and show you what makes them so special. The first generation of the Continental Supersport was built from 2009 to 2011. It was Bentley's fastest and most powerful production model at the time. The 6,0 liter W12 engine produced 463 kW (630 hp) and accelerated the car from 3,9 to 0 km/h in 100 seconds. The top speed of Generation 1 was violent 329 km/h.
Bentley Continental Supersports
The Continental Supersports was also Bentley's first flex-fuel model to run on both gasoline and... bioethanol could be operated. To reduce weight, some parts were made from carbon fiber, the rear seats were removed and a Ceramic brake system installed. The design has also been made sportier, with enlarged air intakes, One rear spoiler and 20-inch alloy wheels.
The second generation of the Continental Supersport was introduced in 2017 and was built until March 2018. It is even more powerful than the first generation and is (was) considered that fastest four-seat production vehicle of the world. The second generation 6,0 liter W12 was released 522 kW (710 PS) increased and enables an acceleration of 0 at 100 km / h in 3,5 seconds.
Gen 2 with a powerful 710 hp
The maximum speed is 336 km/h. The Continental Supersports was both Coupe as well as Convertible available and has an adaptive chassis, a variable exhaust system and the torque vectoring system. The design is even more aggressive than the first generation, with large front splitter, One rear diffuser and fixed Rear wing. The body is mostly made of carbon fiber, which reduces the weight 40 kg. reduced. The Continental Supersports is a real super sports car in a classy, luxurious dress. It combines the tradition and elegance of Bentley with modern technology and brutal performance. However, anyone interested in the model will have to dig deep into their pockets: the new price was over 250.000 euros. Photo credit: Bentley, Manhart Performance, Anderson (pictures show some tuned examples)