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2012 Bentley Continental GT V8

2012 Bentley Continental GT V8 Specifications

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About the 2012 Bentley Continental GT V8

The 2012 Bentley Continental GT V8 is an all-wheel drive two-door coupe that was released to the Australian market on 01/09/2012 classified as a 3W MY13. The Continental is regarded as a sports car built in GREAT BRITAIN with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$141,400.

The Continental is an all-wheel drive 2 door with 4 seats, powered by a 4.0L TWIN TURBO V8 engine that has 373 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 660 Nm of torque (at 1700 rpm) via an Eight-speed Automatic Sequential. BENTLEY claims the Continental GT V8 uses 10.5L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 246g of CO2. It has a 90L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 857km per full tank.

The Continental measures 1404mm (55.3 inches) in height, 4806mm (189.2 inches) in length, 1944mm (76.5 inches) in width with a 2746mm (108.1 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2295kg (6054.9 lbs) of unladen weight. The Continental GT V8 comes standard with 275/40 ZR20 front tyres and 275/40 ZR20 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 16,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Bentley Continental GT V8 has a 110mm ground clearance. It has a final gear ratio of 2.85.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Top Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Lower Left Firewall. An example VIN number would be similar to SCBFN63WXFC070001.


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Bentley Continental GT V8 Details
Used Price From DealerA$141,400
Trade-In ValueA$123,000
Series3W MY13
Body Styletwo-door coupe
Release date01/09/2012
Discontinued date31/03/2014
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Top Scuttle
Compliance plate locationLower Left Firewall
VIN ExampleSCBFN63WXFC070001
Country of originGREAT BRITAIN
SegmentSports Car
Safety ANCAP rating-
Number of doors2
Seating capacity4
Bentley Continental GT V8 Engine Specifications
Size3993cc, 4.0L
Power @ RPM 373kW @ 6000rpm (500.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM660Nm @ 1700rpm (486.7 lb-ft)
Cylinderstwin-turbocharged eight-cylinder
Number of Valves32
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio9.3
Power/weight ratio162.5kw/tonne
Bore/stroke84.5mm × 89mm (3.3in × 3.5in)
Bentley Continental GT V8 Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionEight-speed Automatic Sequential
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Turning circle11.3m (37.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size275/40 ZR20 - 9.5x20
Rear tyre & wheel size275/40 ZR20 - 9.5x20
Front suspension type4 links, Double wishbone, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Anti roll bar
Bentley Continental GT V8 Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity90L
Fuel consumption (combined average)10.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range857.1km (532.6 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)246g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Bentley Continental GT V8 Dimensions
Length4806mm (189.2 inches)
Width1944mm (76.5 inches)
Height1404mm (55.3 inches)
Wheelbase2746mm (108.1 inches)
Front track1664mm (65.5 inches)
Rear track1655mm (65.2 inches)
Ground clearance110mm (4.3 inches)
Unladen weight2295kg (5060.5 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2750kg (6063.8 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Bentley Continental GT V8 Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Bentley Continental GT V8 Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Bentley Continental GT V8 Servicing
Service interval (km)16,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Bentley Continental GT V8 Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • 20 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Compact disc player
  • Central Locking
  • Digital Video Disc Player
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Keyless Entry and Drive
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power front seats with memory
  • Power Mirrors With Folding
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 8 Speakers
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Traction Control System
  • Wood Grain Trim
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features-