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The GTC is powered by a 4.0L twin turbocharged V8 which makes 500 hp and 487 lb. ft. of torque. Its combined with an eight speed automatic transmission, helping the GTC make the sprint from 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds. The GTC is rated at 25.9 mpg combined.
The Continental GTC will have new interior appointments as well, such as a new Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus veneer unique to the V8 models, four hide colors for the leather interior, three hood color options and a unique two-tone leather color split.
This V8 engine fulfills Bentley’s environmental commitments with a host of green engine initiatives. The V8 features variable displacement, low friction bearings, high-pressure direct injection, thermal management, and turbo charging.
Watch for more info on the Continental GTC on AutoGuide.com live from the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.