X

Bentley shows subtle, classic style with Continental GT V8 S

Body-color headlight surrounds and a powerful stance mark the V8-powered Continental GT.

Wayne_Cunningham.jpg
Wayne_Cunningham.jpg

Wayne Cunningham

See full bio
2016bentleycontinental-020.jpg
1 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

The backbone of the Bentley lineup, the Continental comes in a variety of configurations, including coupe and convertible.

2016bentleycontinental-021.jpg
2 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

The Continental GT is a grand tourer, a two-door coupe with four seats, but primarily meant for two people.

2016bentleycontinental-022.jpg
3 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

With a standard all-wheel-drive system, the Continental GT handles well.

2016bentleycontinental-023.jpg
4 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

A standard air suspension includes four settings, ranging from comfort to sport.

2016bentleycontinental-024.jpg
5 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

This 2016 Continental shows off the brand's subtle design, with unadorned lighting surrounds.

2016bentleycontinental-026.jpg
6 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

This model also includes an "S" is in its name, denoting a sport version.

2016bentleycontinental-027.jpg
7 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

The Continental GT V8 S sports a new twin-turbocharged V-8 engine, good for 521 horsepower but managing 25 mpg on the highway.

2016bentleycontinental-028.jpg
8 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

Red brake calipers and a red background for the Bentley badge are attributes of the S, or sport, model.

2016bentleycontinental-025.jpg
9 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

The small trunk can accommodate a couple of roller bags.

2016bentleycontinental-029.jpg
10 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

Bentley uses fine quality coachwork in the cabin, and the seats have an optional massage function.

2016bentleycontinental-030.jpg
11 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

This sport model shows off yellow embroidery, matching the body color, on the seats.

2016bentleycontinental-031.jpg
12 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

The rear seats exist, but no one would want to sit here for long.

2016bentleycontinental-032.jpg
13 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-033.jpg
14 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-034.jpg
15 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-035.jpg
16 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-037.jpg
17 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-038.jpg
18 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-039.jpg
19 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-040.jpg
20 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-041.jpg
21 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-042.jpg
22 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-043.jpg
23 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-044.jpg
24 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-045.jpg
25 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016bentleycontinental-046.jpg
26 of 35 Wayne Cunningham/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
27 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
28 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
29 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
30 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
31 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
32 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
33 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
34 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET
2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S
35 of 35 Josh Miller/CNET

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

95 Photos
'Stranger Things' Stars Then and Now: Wow, They've Really Grown Up

More Galleries

'Stranger Things' Stars Then and Now: Wow, They've Really Grown Up

40 Photos
Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

More Galleries

Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

81 Photos
The 40 Absolute Best Games on Nintendo Switch

More Galleries

The 40 Absolute Best Games on Nintendo Switch

41 Photos
The Dodge Hornet SUV Will Be a Rebadged Alfa Romeo Tonale

More Galleries

The Dodge Hornet SUV Will Be a Rebadged Alfa Romeo Tonale

8 Photos
2022 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe: Just Right

More Galleries

2022 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe: Just Right

36 Photos
Astronomy Photo Contest Finalists Will Take Your Breath Away

More Galleries

Astronomy Photo Contest Finalists Will Take Your Breath Away

36 Photos