The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible has been unveiled at the LA Auto Show 2018 this week. The 2019 Continental GT is the Bentley’s heart and soul being a luxurious, sporty grand tourer. The new car features a new power folding soft roof top that converts it into open air mode in 19 seconds while travelling at 48 kmph. The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible is offered with seven different roof colour options including blue, black, grey and claret. The contemporary British tweed option is also offered. The new GTC comes with three decibel noise reduction and is longer as well as five percent stiffer than its previous sibling. The new GTC is claimed to be slightly lighter and the kerb weight stands to 2414 kgs.
The interior of the 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible will feature the same top notch trimmings as seen on the coupe. The interior of the new car is made more comfortable and gets 20 way power adjustable seats. The cockpit sports a 12.3 inch touch screen infotainment screen, which is front and centre and can be hidden at the touch of a button. Besides that the interior of the 2019 Continental GT gets a digital gauge cluster, a 10 m2 dashboard with massive sections of veneered wood running along full length and three audio system – 10 speaker 650 watt as standard and the Bang and Olufsen upgrade 16 speaker 1500 watts along with the Naim 18 speaker audio system to fill the open air cabin with 2200 watts of power as optional offering.
The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible will be powered by the Bentley’s 6.0 litre W12 engine, which churns out a power of 626 hp. An eight speed automatic transmission with dual clutch will come paired to the engine. The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible is offered with active all wheel drive system and three driving modes – Sport, Bentley and Dynamic. The car accelerates from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and the top speed attained by it is 207 mph.
The city specification and the touring specification will be the two optional technology packs on the 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible. The city specification will get hands free truck opening, pedestrian warnings, traffic sign recognition, a 360 degree camera and automatic city braking. The touring specification has adaptive cruise control, a head up display, active lane assistance, pre sense braking and a night vision infrared camera.