Bentley has introduced the new 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible, a latest series of continental models developed from the GTC Speed. The progression of this Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible’s design is a re-interpretation of the Bentley Continental technology by key engineering design changes that comprise revised front air intakes with new bonnet vents, flared rear wings etc.
The new 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible features large vertical intake apertures with twin bonnet vents to make sure positive air extraction. It is planned to provide additional airflow to the twin turbocharger intercoolers also cooling system of the increased power and torque of the W12 engine. To add a touch of style, the radiator, lower grille as well as dual bonnet vents is done in a Smoked Steel.
Combining the style of the Bentley Continental GTC, all-new flared rear wings that accommodate the 50mm (2 inches) wider rear track are designed to highlight the Supersports Convertible performance. It is hence supported with a gloss black finish to the headlamp casings and rear lamp clusters, 20-inch forged alloy wheels with Smoked Steel-finish, along with large diameter tailpipe trims. Additionally, the Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible presents an electrically operated hood with a choice of 8 hood color, lightweight carbon fibre all through the cabin, and Alcantara™ soft-grip leather.
The new 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible is also supported by the FlexFuel technology that enable the W12 6-litre power to run on petrol, E85 bioethanol or any mix of these 2 fuels – all from a single tank. The FlexFuel technology was pioneered on the Continental Supersports Coupé in 2009 also is now introduced on all 2011 Continental models.