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Watch Chris Harris Spank a Bentley Continental GT3-R

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In his latest video Chris Harris is investigating a car that seems to baffle not just him, but many a learned man in this business. It’s the Bentley Continental GT3-R which is a semi-stripped-out, hardened version of the luxury GT car upon which it is based.

Bentley Continental GT3-R was conceived mainly as a tribute to the GT3 race car that is doing fairly well these days. But does it make any sense as a road/track car which is supposed to rival cars like the Porsche 991 GT3 and Ferrari 458 Speciale? Chris tries to find that out using the ancient art of drifting…

Bentley Continental GT3-R Technical Specs:

Engine Type: 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8

Max Power: 580 PS / 572 bhp / 426 kW @ 6,000 rpm

Max Torque: 700 Nm / 516 lb.ft @1,700 rpm

Transmission: ZF 8-speed automatic with Quickshift, Block Shifting and separate Drive, Sport and Tiptronic modes. Steering-column-mounted paddle shift.

Driveline: Continuous all-wheel drive (40:60 rear bias) with torque vectoring

Brakes: Front 420 mm Carbon Silicon Carbide, cross-drilled / Rear 356 mm, Carbon Silicon Carbide, cross-drilled

Wheels and Tyres: 9.5J x 21” with 275/35 ZR21

Steering: Rack & pinion, power assisted, speed-sensitive ZF Servotronic

Suspension Front: Four link double wishbones, computer controlled self-levelling air suspension, with anti-roll bar

Suspension Rear: Trapezoidal multi-link, computer-controlled self?levelling air suspension, with anti-roll bar

Kerb weight (EU): 2,195 kg / 4839 lb

Top speed: 170 mph / 273 km/h TBC

0-60 mph: 3.6 secs

0-100 km/h: 3.8 secs

Fuel Consumption Combined (EU): 22.3 mpg / 12.7 litres/100 km

CO2 emissions: 295 g/km

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