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Hear Me Roar: Bentley Will Hit N24 With Continental24

This weekend, Bentley will unveil its limited edition Continental 24 participating in the Nurburgring 24-hour. Not a bad way to commemorate the third consecutive year of Bentley’s return to the N24, isn’t it?

Based on the Continental Supersports, the Continental 24 is nearly identical to it in terms of power\torque figures – the same old-shoe 6.0-liter V12 twin-turbo delivering 700 ponies and 750 pound-feet of torque.  Main changes are made on the outside having added deep black body accents, plenty of carbon fiber bits including the engine cover and door mirror caps, or brake calipers following the same racing-inspired theme. The limited edition model adopts a two-tone paint combo of either snazzy Monaco Yellow or posh St. James Red over Black Crystal finish.  Depending on the paint scheme, 21-inch wheels adopt yellow or red accents respectively. Meanwhile, lots of carbon fiber adds-on have been added inside the cabin including exclusive numbered treadplates, fascias and door panels. To match the exterior color, sports seats are wrapped in the Alcantara with Continental 24 lettering, diamond quilting and the same color accents correspondingly.