If ever there was a forgotten or overlooked Bentley, the Flying Spur is surely it. What hasn’t helped during its 14-year lifespan is that it’s hardly been the most elegantly-styled model in Bentley’s line-up. In fact, the original version in particular looks no less awkward now than it did in 2005.Read more
The new Bentley Continental GT’s dual-clutch transmission isn’t quite as creamy smooth as the conventional automatic found in the previous model. And while you might expect a car like this to be mortuary-quiet at a motorway cruise, it is in fact only library-quiet. There is a little wind noise and some tyre roar, despite the decadently double-glazed windows and clever Pirelli tyres that are so immodest about their noise-cancelling properties that actually display a muted speaker symbol on their sidewalls.[Read more…] about 2019 Bentley Continental GT Review: The world’s best grand tourer?
A grand tourer, by definition, is a high-performance luxury car that can effortlessly cover vast distances at speed. Unsurprisingly, as a result, many GT manufacturers have adopted technologies that can ease the process of driving a high-performance car for extended periods.