Bentley, last year won a race on pikes Peak in the class of SUVs, I decided once again to take part in the competition. In 2019, the British brand has decided to participate in the class production cars and put the coupe Continental GT.
Recall that in 2018, racer Rhys Millen has established the Bentley Bentayga new record in the SUV class – 10 minutes of 49.9 seconds. In 2019, the new Zealand pilot again will be driving British cars. According to him, he is looking forward to the opportunity to become part of the team Bentley Motorsport, which will prepare car to “Race to the clouds”.
The Bentley Continental GT is equipped with a 6.0-litre W12 TSI motor that produces 635 HP and 900 Nm of torque. Couple he is 8-speed transmission with double clutch. Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h coupe requires 3.7 seconds and top speed is 333 km/h.
Legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, “Race to the clouds”, is one of the most famous and prestigious. It is carried out in the Rocky mountains near the city of Colorado springs (United States). The length of the route – 19,99 km, it contains 156 turns. The elevation of 1440 m, the finish line is at elevation of 4300 meters above the sea level. In 2019, the race will be held June 30.
More information about the project will be announced?? later.