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Bentley GT3 Continental Specs – Race debut December 13th

26 Sep , 2013  

Bentley Continental GT3 Front - carwitter

Bentleys new GT3 race car will make its competitive debut at the 2013 Gulf 12 hours i Abu Dhabi on December 13th. It is a two part test at the Yas Marina circuit.

Since its official unveiling at Goodwood in July Bentley have put the Continental GT3 racer through 3000 KM of testing. The car is powered by a dry sump version of the road going 4.0 litre trin turbo V8 which produces 600 BHP.

The car will be run by M-Sport Bentley in the 2014 FIA Blancpain Edurance series.

Bentley Continental GT3 Rear - carwitter

Bentley Continental GT3 Spec

Engine 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, repositioned to the rear of the engine bay, Cosworth engine management system
Power Approx. 600 bhp derestricted
Oil System Dry sump
Transmission Rear wheel drive, Xtrac six-speed sequential transaxle gearbox, racing clutch, steering wheel mounted paddle operated pneumatic gear shift
Drivetrain Carbon fibre propshaft, limited slip differential
Suspension Double wishbone suspension front and rear, four-way adjustable racing dampers
Steering Hydraulic power-assisted steering
Brakes Ventilated iron disc brakes front and rear, Brembo six-piston front calipers, four-piston rear calipers, driver-adjustable brake bias
Safety FIA-specification steel roll cage, Sparco six-point FIA safety harness, onboard fire extinguisher, onboard pneumatic jack system.
Fuel System FIA-specification racing fuel cell
Electronics Race-specification ABS and traction control. Lightweight race battery.
Wheels OZ Racing 18” x 13” rims
Tyres 310 / 710 R18
Aerodynamics Carbon fibre front splitter, rear wing and body panels. Lightweight, aerodynamically-optimised bumpers, bonnet, sills and fenders
Length 4950 mm
Width 2030 mm
Height 1350 mm
Weight <1300 kg
Weight Distribution 52 : 48

 

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