Limited-run Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition revealed for Japan

Dwaipayan Roy
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Limited-run Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition revealed for Japan
Limited-run Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition revealed for Japan

18 Apr 2021: Limited-run Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition revealed for Japan

Bentley has revealed a limited-run handcrafted Equinox Edition variant of its Continental GT V8 car in Japan. Its production is limited to just 10 units and shall be sold in six cities: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Yokohama.

As for the highlights, the vehicle exhibits cosmetic updates inside-out and draws power from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine.

Here are more details.

Exteriors: The car is available in two colors

The Equinox Edition features a blacked-out finish on the grille, bumper inserts, headlights surround, and side decals.

Meanwhile, the front splitter, boot lip spoiler, rear diffuser, and side sills branded with Bentley wings are finished in glossy, black carbon fiber with a Moonbeam (rich silver) pinstripe.

The vehicle rides on 22-inch Mulliner-specific alloy wheels and comes in Black Onyx or Glacier White shades.

Fact: It runs on a 542hp, 4.0-liter engine

The Equinox Edition draws power from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The mill generates 542hp of maximum power and 770Nm of peak torque. The car can sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds and clock a top-speed of 318km/h.

Interiors: The vehicle has a luxurious, 4-seater cabin

The Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition has a 4-seater dual-tone Piano Moonbeam over Grand Black-colored cabin with mood lighting, illuminated sill plates, silver accents on the headrests, and steering wheel, diamond-quilted seats, as well as deep pile Mulliner floor mats.

For ensuring the safety of the passengers, multiple airbags, crash sensors, an engine immobilizer, and a rear-view camera are available.

Fact: Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition: Pricing

The pricing details of the Bentley Continental GT V8 Equinox Edition have not been revealed. However, it must surely carry a significant premium over the standard model, which in India is priced at Rs. 3.29 crore (ex-showroom, New Delhi).