Bentley unveils all-new Continental GT3 challenger


Now, in line with its roadgoing partner, the Bentley racing auto has been overhauled for 2018. Since its debut in 2013, the original GT3 has secured 45 wins and 120 podium finishes, and the second-generation wants to raise that bar even higher. The new reconfigured track suspension and racing brakes.

The previous generation Continental GT3 was a championship victor in the endurance racing world with 120 podiums and 45 wins across 528 races globally.

The 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup kicks off in Monza on 22 April with Bentley entering two brand-new Continental GT3s.

"The new auto leaves no area or system untouched in the search for even better performance, and the early test results are promising". At Bentley, and Bentley Motorsport are confident that the new vehicle is already in the season of 2018 will win titles in the championship Blancpain GT Endurance Series Cup and the Intercontinental competition GT Challenge.

According to the official curb weight of the racing vehicle Bentley Continental GT3 new generation is 1350 pounds. Based on the latest Continental coupe, the auto will go on sale from June 2018.

The new auto is powered by a development of the four-litre twin-turbo V8 from the original Continental GT3. The package will be made to adhere to global GT3 regulations, so statistics such as power output won't be available for a little while longer.

It's understood that the manufacturer has decided against fielding entries in the Sprint Cup.

Racing coupe Bentley Continental GT3 of the second generation have lost the powerful 6.0 W12 engine, which is installed on civil version of the model.

Braking power comes from ventilated iron discs at all four corners, with six-piston callipers at the front, four-piston units at the rear, and a driver adjustable braking bias.