Blacked-out trim is changing into a pattern within the auto business, and Bentley does not wish to be unnoticed. The automaker just lately added a Mulliner Blackline possibility for the Continental GT that replaces the same old brilliant chrome with darkish trim.
Mulliner Blackline remedy is a response to buyer demand for blacked-out trim and already makes up 38% of Continental GT orders, the automaker stated in a press release.
Automobiles with the Blackline possibility have all exterior brightwork besides the Bentley badge coloured black. Grille trim is black with brilliant edges, whereas mirror caps get a Beluga Black end. Blackline fashions additionally get black-painted 22-inch wheels with self-leveling Bentley badges encircled by chrome rings. An alternate black wheel design with distinction polished sections will probably be added at a later date, Bentley stated.
Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Blackline
The inside carries over from the Mulliner version the Blackline mannequin relies on. That features the Mulliner Driving Specification, with “Diamond on Diamond” quilted upholstery on the seats, doorways, and rear quarter panels. This mixture of distinction and accent stitching is made from 400,000 particular person stitches all through the cabin, per Bentley.
The Mulliner Blackline possibility is out there on Continental GT coupes and convertibles with each the 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 and 6.0-liter twin-turbo W-12 engines. Nonetheless, Bentley did not specify whether or not it might be added to the sportier Velocity model of the Continental GT, which comes normal with the W-12.
Becoming a member of the lineup for the 2022 mannequin 12 months, the Continental GT Velocity ups output to 650 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Bentley says that can get the GT Velocity from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds in hardtop kind, whereas the convertible takes one-tenth of a second extra. Each variations sport a 208-mph high velocity.