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2018-19 Bentley Continental GT recalled

Bentley has recalled the 2018-19 Continental GT, over concerns about the electric power steering wiring harness. According to the company, an improper manufacturing process could trap the electric power steering wiring loom between the subframe and subframe closing plate on right-hand drive cars. If the harness is trapped, it could short circuit and make the power steering assistance cut out...

Bentley Continental GT sets new Pikes Peak record

A Bentley Continental GT has set a new Time Attack 2 production car record during the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. With Rhys Millen in the driver's seat, the Continental GT finished the 20 kilometre hill climb in 10 minutes 18.488 seconds. The new time is over eight seconds faster than the previous record of 10 minutes 26...

Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition revealed

Bentley Motors has revealed the Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner (breathes), paying homage to the legendary Bentley Blower of 1929. Limited to just 100 units globally, the limited-run drop-top Continental is said to be a modern interpretation of the 1929 racing car (above), which also set the Outer Circuit record at the Brooklands race track, Surrey, in 1932...

2018-19 Bentley Continental GT recalled

Bentley has recalled the 2018-19 Continental GT, over concerns about an issue with the centre console switch pack. According to the company, a software fault could make the centre console switch pack (in other words, a collection of buttons on the console) go dark or stop operating. If the issue occurs, the hazard warning lights and windscreen demister might not work, increasing the risk of an accident...

Bentley Continental GT to attempt Pikes Peak record

The livery of the Bentley Continental GT coupe which will compete in this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been revealed. As part of the company's centenary celebrations, the car will wear the number 100 when it goes up the mountain in Colorado. To be raced by Rhys Millen, Bentley is hoping the lightly modified Continental GT will be able to set a new Time Attack 2 production car record...

Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition revealed

Bentley has revealed yet another special edition in collaboration with its Mulliner bespoke coach building division, this time based on the new Continental GT Convertible. Dubbed the *gasp* Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition by Mulliner, the limited-run model "pays tribute to the Bavarian region" and features a Bavarian-inspired colour scheme...

CarAdvice podcast 145: Discussing the 2019 BMW X7

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Mazda CX-8 is getting Apple CarPlay and a price increase, Toyota Australia has announced a hydrogen filling station in Victoria, and the 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 has been unveiled. Plus, Ford has confirmed 5000 European job losses, and Volvo will be installing technology to control drunk drivers...

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled

Bentley has unveiled a new Continental GT variant, with power from a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 tuned to deliver 405kW of power and 770Nm of torque. A rear-biased all-wheel drive system, electric power steering, automatic engine stop/start, and cylinder deactivation are all standard. According to the luxury marque, the V8 is capable of whisking the coupe from 0-100km/h in 4...

Bentley Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner revealed

Bentley has revealed a very special version of its Continental GT created in collaboration with its bespoke coachbuilding division, Mulliner, inspired by the iconic Bentley 'Blower' of the 1930s. Limited to just 100 units globally, the Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner celebrates 'No.9', the supercharged Bentley Blower that Sir Ralph Stanley 'Tim' Birkin raced at the 1930 Le Mans 24 Hours...

2018 Bentley Continental GT recalled

Bentley has recalled the 2018 Continental GT, over concerns about an issue with its electric power steering unit. According to the company, a software fault could make drivers lost power assistance momentarily, forcing them to apply extra force to the steering wheel. Should the power assistance stop at an inopportune moment, both the driver and other road users are at increased risk of an accident...

2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible revealed, here in Q2 2019 - UPDATE

The Bentley Continental GT Convertible has been unveiled and detailed this week, joining the related coupe in the new-generation line-up. UPDATE, 3/12/18: Bentley's local division has confirmed the Continental GT Convertible will be arriving in Australia from the second quarter of 2019, priced from $462,240.50 before on-road costs...