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2015 Bentley Continental GT V8 S introduced at NAIAS in Detroit
The 2015 Bentley Continental GT V8 S was revealed during the automaker's press conference on Jan. 13, 2014.
DETROIT -- The Bentley Press Event was held on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the North American International Auto Show. Wolfgang Schreiber, Chairman and CEO of Bentley Motors, spoke about the new Bentley GT V8 S.
"I am delighted to bring this car to North America, our biggest market, for the first time. The GT V8 S is a car for our V8 customers who want more. It is more agile with a lower and uprated suspension, faster, with more power and more distinctive with its signature S styling and a unique V8 S soundtrack," says Schreiber.
This GT V8 S coupe dispatches 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 192 mph. The V8 S complements the GT V8, giving customers a choice of different V8 models for the first time.
The Bentley is the most sought after luxury car in the world. 2013 was a model year for the Bentley. 10,120 Bentley's were delivered to customers. Bentley's biggest market is the United States. China is the second largest market. Europe was up 11 percent.
"My home market, the United Kingdom, had a 25 percent increase in sales," added Schreiber. The Middle East is up 45 percent. Bentley has nearly 200 locations in 54 countries.
One in four cars in the luxury market is a Bentley. Customers love the unique combination of luxury and comfort.
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The 2014 Bentley New Flying Spur was also on display in Detroit.
It comes with a twin-turbo, 6.0-liter W12 engine producing 616 hp and 590 lb.-ft. of torque.
Interior of the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur
The all-new 2014 Bentley Mulsanne luxury sedan
Interior shot of the Mulsanne
It features a 6.8-liter engine producing 505 hp at a cost of $298,900.
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