Bentley sports convertible “Ice Speed Record” awaits a warm welcome in Geneva
To celebrate its latest achievements in high -speed ice driving, Bentley is represented by a specially released Continental Supersports convertible to Auto Show in Geneva. The record was set only two weeks ago on the Finnish racer of Yukh Kankunen, who the Bentley Continental Supersports convertible gained speed of 205.48 miles/h when driving on the ice surface of the Baltic Sea. This overshadowed his speed record of 199.83 miles/h in 2007, which was also installed on the Bentley Continental GT car.
Bentley sports convertible “Ice Speed Record” has the most powerful Flying B duodenal -cylinder engine with a capacity of 631 liters.With. and a torque of 590 pound-foot, which uses sports fuel types. The engine on the car that set the record worked exclusively on biofuel.
Together with an impressive engine, an automatic gearbox with six quickshift speeds is installed on the car. This combination allows you to disperse the car to a speed of 60 miles/h in 3.8 seconds, and to a speed of 100 miles/h in just 9.5 seconds. Bentley claims that when operating the E85 engine, carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 70%.
Outside, the Supersports “Ice Speed Record” convertible will have three colors: Beluga (see above), quartzite and arctic white. Never stopped at the reached, Bentley went so far that it covered the soft top of the car with a special composite coating with a metal finish. In addition, the car has a set of black 20-inch sports wheels. Both Supersports and Kankunen’s record will be shown at the Bentley stand in Geneva, so you can view them in real time in the near future.
To get this car, already stand in line, as Bentley has been that only 100 such cars to release.