Review: 2023 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner W12

As the magnificent W12 now exits stage left, I reflect how pleasurable the Continental GT Mulliner is to not only drive, but experience.

By Pete Trewin | May 03, 2023
Goodbye to the Bentley W12 Engine: Here’s a Brief History of the Iconic Engine

While the end of production of the W12 engine marks the end of an era for Bentley, it also represents a significant step forward as the company looks to the future of sustainable transportation.

By Justin Cornelison | February 22, 2023
Wild Bentley Continental GTC Mansory Vitesse

German Tuning house Mansory continues to break boundaries, this time with a one-off, asymmetrically painted (in yellow & black, of course) Bentley Continental GTC,  named the Mansory Vitesse.

By Justin Cornelison | December 21, 2022
Bentley’s Iconic 1929 Blower To Be Reborn In Exhilarating New Series

September 8th, 2019, Crewe One of the most thrilling and iconic cars from Bentley’s history – Sir Tim Birkin’s 1929 supercharged 4½-litre “Blower” – is…

By Guest Contributor | September 08, 2019
WR TV: 2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

This week we’ve got the keys to the drop-top version of Bentley’s most performance focused road car. It has the distinction of being the fastest four-seat convertible currently available, with its 626 horsepower W12 capable of dishing out 0-60 mph sprints in four seconds flat on its way to a 203 mph top speed. But there’s a lot more to the GT Speed than just sheer thrust.

By Bradley Iger | January 25, 2016
Los Angeles 2014: Bentley Grand Convertible Concept

Bentley has been teasing us with an open top grand touring machine based on the Mulsanne platform ever since the Arnage-based Azure bowed out a few years ago. Such a vehicle has yet to appear in showrooms, but that doesn’t mean Bentley has forgotten about the project. The highly exclusive automaker intends to make that clear with the Grand Convertible Concept on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, and while it isn’t a production-ready example, it’s a good indicator that automaker has every intention of moving forward with the droptop if interest is there.

By Winding Road Staff | November 18, 2014
WRR TV: Watch a Bentley Continental GT3 Muscle Its Way Through the Pack

Butch Leitzinger pilots the #8 Bentley Continental GT3 of Dyson Racing Team Bentley to a fourth place finish at Road America. In his debut appearance driving the Bentley Continental GT3, Leitzinger set the second fastest lap time in two sprint races held at Road America. Finishing sixth and fourth place respectively in a doubleheader at 18th-19th June, the event also marked Bentley’s return to the North American racing circuit since competing in the 12 Hours of Sebring in 2003.

By Bradley Iger | August 11, 2014
Overview: Bentley Continental GT3-R

This is the overview page for the Bentley Continental GT3-R. Rumors, news, reviews, road tests, specifications, videos, awards, and other relevant information will all be included here as they become available.

By Winding Road Staff | January 01, 2014
Winding Road’s Top Ten Drives of 2013

The past year has been quite good us here at Winding Road. We’ve driven and reviewed some truly incredible vehicles, and captured that experience by way of WR TV. Here’s a selection of our favorite drives from the past 12 months, along with their respective videos.

By Bradley Iger | December 26, 2013
Video: Bentley Teases Continental GT3 Ahead Of Goodwood Race

Bentley is set to debut its new Continental GT3 racecar at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed on Friday. After its debut, it will participate in the Goodwood hill climb.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 10, 2013
Winding Road Video: Bentley Continental GTC V8

We recently spent some quality time with the 2014 Bentley Continental GTC V8, and we made sure to bring the video cameras along for part of it.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 04, 2013
Bentley Contemplating Four-Door Continental Coupe

The CLS, Gran Coupe, and A7 run the gamut, with base models retailing for well under six figures, while the AMG, M, and RS versions easily creep past $100,000. If the rumors from British rag Auto Express are any indication, Germany’s entries could see some serious, high-end competition from none other than Bentley.

By Brandon Turkus | April 23, 2013
Paris 2012: Bentley Continental GT3 Concept

Bentley has declared its intention to return to the world of racing. Ten years on from the debut of the Continental GT Concept, the British brand has debuted a racing version, called the Continental GT3 Concept.

By Brandon Turkus | September 26, 2012
Rumors: Model News—Bentley Mulsanne Convertible Concept

No one knows how to do big, expensive, handbuilt luxury land yachts like the British—storied marquees Rolls-Royce and Bentley are the very definition of this type of motoring. And now, Bentley may underscoring yet again its position near the top of the food chain with a convertible version of its Mulsanne sedan.

By Doran Dal Pra | August 23, 2012
Geneva 2012: Bentley EXP 9 F Concept

We’ve known it was coming for some time. Yes, we’re talking about Bentley’s SUV. Called the EXP 9 F (wouldn’t you like to have dinner with the guy that came up with such a catchy name?), this is Bentley’s take on a grand touring SUV.

By Brandon Turkus | March 05, 2012
First Look: 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8

Following through on a promise made in 2008, Bentley has just unveiled a Continental that is 40 percent more efficient than any that’s come before. The biturbocharged, 4.0-liter V-8 produces 500 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque, allowing the GT V8 to hit 60 miles per hour in 4.6 seconds. Top speed is 188 miles per hour. Power is sent to all four wheels (as is Conti GT custom) through a new, eight-speed automatic transmission.

By Brandon Turkus | January 09, 2012
Detroit 2012: Ten Hot Cars Coming To Detroit

The 2012 North American International Auto Show will be hitting Detroit in about a month, which means it’s time to preview some of the upcoming production and concept cars that will be unveiled at the Detroit show.

By Peter Nelson | December 13, 2011
Frankfurt 2011: Frankfurt Auto Show Wrap-Up

As quickly as it began, the first media day of the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show is over. This year’s show featured no shortage of concept cars, including one designed by a racecar driver. As for production metal, there seemed to be something for everyone: exotics, hybrids, station wagons, SUVs, GTs, and sports cars were all well represented at this years show.

By Brandon Turkus | September 13, 2011
First Look: 2012 Bentley Continental GTC

Bentley has released the full specifications on its second-generation Continental GTC ahead of its debut in Frankfurt next month. The 2012 model features more power, updated driving dynamics, and an improved interior, among other new ingredients.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 24, 2011
List: Ten Great 24 Hours Of Le Mans Cars

This weekend marks one of Winding Road’s favorite summer traditions, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This legendary endurance race will see entries from Peugeot, Audi, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Chevrolet, and Porsche among others. While we wait for the green flag to drop, we decided to look back on some of the cars that have won overall in the past. This list is hardly comprehensive though, so feel free to chime in in the comments section with your favorite cars that have conquered Le Mans.

By Peter Nelson | June 09, 2011
List: Ten Of Wald’s Blackest Bison

Japanese über-tuners Wald have been wowing us, and subsequently you, with their Black Bison body kits for years now. Last week, it was the understated (ha!) cool of the JDM Vellfire minivan that got us pretty pumped up. So, for no particularly good reason save our love of these guys, we thought we’d string together some of our favorite Black Bison Editions from the last few years.

By Bradley Iger | October 27, 2010


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