Speaking of which, the 4.0-litre twin-turbo engine develops 542 bhp (550 PS) and 770 Nm of torque, good enough for a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 4.0 seconds for the Coupe and 4.1 seconds for the Convertible. The V8 variants can do a top speed of 318 km/h.
Power is still sent to all four wheels with front-to-rear torque split depending on the driving situation, however, during normal driving conditions, the Continental tries to be a rear-wheel drive vehicle as much as possible, for optimum efficiency and dynamic performance reasons.
Rest of the things are pretty much the same as the W12 siblings, including Matrix LED headlamps, standard 20-inch wheels, 20-way adjustable leather seats, 12.3-inch touchscreen, 10-speaker Bentley Audio system, and a big list of more options which includes a welcome sequence that gradually illuminates the headlights as the owner approaches the car.
Deliveries will begin in US in Q3 2019 and rest of the world from Q1 2020.