2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

The 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R makes its public debut at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Matching unique visual elements with more horsepower – not to mention a huge 220-pound weight reduction compared to a Continental GT V8 S.

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

Meanwhile, the sport-focussed Electronic Stability Control programme offers a new level of handling dynamics. Behind the 21-inch wheels we find the Carbon Silicon Carbide (CSiC) braking system which features 420 mm front discs with 8-piston calipers finished in eye-catching green paint and 356 mm discs on the rear axle.

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

Bentley have opted to use the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 for the GT3-R. It comes with 580 hp and 700 Nm of torque, with the 100 kg weight loss and shorter gearing, the GT3-R is capable of reaching 60 mph from a standstill in just 3.6 seconds (0-100 km/h in 3.8 secs).

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R interior

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R interior

The interior is even sportier than the exterior, with unusually for a Bentley no wood to be found. The seats have extra support bolsters on the side to help you stay planted during hard cornering maneuvers, while everything is coated in carbon fiber, Alcantara, and leather…