Bentley is introducing two new versions of its third generation Continental GT and GT Convertible models this year. The definitive luxury Grand Tourer is now available for US customer order with a powerful V8 engine, ensuring a lively and engaging drive that complements the unparalleled levels of luxury and cutting-edge technology. Both V8 models are equipped with a new-generation 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged engine developing 542 hp and 568 lb.ft of torque. It combines immense power with greater range, plus a characterful V8 burble though the stylish quad exhaust pipes. Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Crewe, Great Britain, the Continental GT V8 and GT V8 Convertible combine driver-focused performance with exquisite refinement and cutting-edge technology. Both cars feature 20-inch, 10-spoke painted alloys wheels, subtle V8 badging and a sublime, handcrafted interior. The new V8 models feature 20-inch, 10-spoke painted alloy wheels and the option to choose from nine other designs measuring up to 22-inches. Bentley offers seven standard exterior bodywork colors, with an extensive palate of additional paint choices available. Both GT V8 and GT V8 Convertible are distinguished by quad exhaust pipes and subtle V8 badging to the front wings. The GT V8 Convertible’s tailored roof can be deployed or stowed in just 19 seconds, with the car travelling at speeds of up to 30. This transforms it from a luxurious coupe into an open-top Grand Tourer at the touch of a button. Seven different fabric hood colors are available, including an authentic tweed finish for the first time.