The new 2019 Continental GT Convertible epitomises the spirit of grand touring – with this drophead edition, there’s no comprise with its fixed roof counterpart, it’s a fine drive in comfort and style thanks to the 6.0 litre Bentley 12-cylinder engine delivering its century sprint in 3.7 seconds with an impressive top speed of 333 kmh, under the bonnet, it is power and refinement in one open-top Bentley grand tourer. Coupled with a chassis 20% lighter while being 5% more rigid, the newest Bentley convertible is almost as quiet as the fixed roof sibling as well and definitely quieter than the previous convertible. Whilst travelling at speeds of up to 30 mph (50 km/h), the unique z-fold roof can still be open or closed in 19 seconds.
Emblematic Bentley aesthetic codes ensures that that when the roof of the 2019 Bentley Continental GT lowers, the exterior and interior blend effortlessly together. From dual veneers and diamond knurling to the stunning Bentley Rotating Display, high tech yet retro-futurist instrument featuring Côtes de Genève metal finish traditionally associated with high horology, and entertainment UX which is a modified version of Porsche’s Communication Management software, lie nestled within a continuous ring of handcrafted veneer sweeping from the fascia into the doors, encircling the driver and front passenger following design cues of familiar exterior lines of the new Continental GT Convertible.
The New 2019 Bentley Continental GT is the most British convertible ever made with something for watch lovers – Côtes de Genève finishing on some interior surfaces