2004 Bentley Continental GT

Ascot Racecourse, United Kingdom

AUCTION

2004
85K
Miles
Petrol
Auto
550
BHP
6.0L

2004 Bentley Continental GT

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2003, the first-generation Continental GT differed from previous incarnations due to it no longer being a coachbuilt car. However, as a result, the price at launch was significantly less than the Continental R (approximately half) which exposed the car to a much wider customer base. Despite the lower price however, the new GT was still roundly well received with celebrities, sports personalities alike buying in droves due to the six litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine with 552bhp coupled to opulent surroundings and an ultra comfortable ride. After all, this was designed to be a mile crunching continent cruiser and with that huge W12 engine coupled to a smooth six-speed automatic box distributed by the Quattro four-wheel drive system, it was equally at home in Mayfair as it was on the Autobahn where it was capable of an astonishing 196mph and a 0-60 time of just 4.7 seconds. The Continental offered the most comfortable way of reaching supercar speeds and, still to this day, is a fabulously capable GT.
This example of an early GT is presented in Sapphire Blue over a cream hide interior and is finished with burr walnut wood trim. This Bentley boasts massage and heated front seats with electric memory, satellite navigation, electric folding mirrors and 19โ€ alloy wheels. Offered with a stamped service history booklet, the last of which completed at circa 85,000 miles. Accompanying the Continental is an MoT test certificate valid until January 2022, various sundry invoices and the current V5 registration document. Continental GT's are incredible value for money and combine opulence with speed like no other, this example is without doubt very well priced and could represent fabulous value for money. For sale by auction on Sunday 18 April 2021 with Historics Auctioneers, Call 01753 639170

Engine

  • LayoutFront Engined
  • Size6.0L
  • AspirationTurbo

Performance

  • Power 550 bhp
  • Torque 480 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 202 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 4.7 s

Transmission

  • TypeAuto
  • Gears6
  • Driven wheelsAll Wheel Drive - Permanent

Fuel

  • TypePetrol
  • Economy 16.5 mpg

Interior

  • Seats4

Exterior

  • Doors2
  • ColourBlue
  • Body typeCoupe

Technical

  • Emissions 410 (g/km)

Dimension

  • Vehicle height 1,390 mm
  • Vehicle width 2,102 mm

History

  • Owners11

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