Lot 272 - 2005 Bentley Continental GT
|Odometer reading||44,000 miles|
|Estimate||£19,000 - £23,000|
|Result||Sold - £19,600|
- Low mileage
- One owner example
- Impressive service history
The Bentley Continental GT was the first car released by Volkswagen AG after their acquisition of the company in 1998 and was unveiled at the 2003 Geneva Motor Show, followed by Le Mans, Goodwood Festival of Speed and the annual Bentley Drivers Club meeting at Silverstone. The Continental GT is equipped with a 6.0 litre, twin-turbocharged, W12 engine and produces 552bhp at 6,100rpm and is capable of travelling from 0-62mph in an impressive 4.8 seconds. It also had Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive is standard.
Originally registered in April 2005, this one owner Bentley GT is in exceedingly good condition and comes with a full Bentley main dealer service history. This handsome Bentley is finished in the very fetching colour combination of silver over Parchment with a Piano Black veneer dashboard. The look of the car is enhanced with unmarked alloy wheels and red brake calipers. This tremendous GT also benefits from satellite navigation, power heated seats and soft close doors. The owner informs us that this Bentley is both fantastic to drive and has proven extremely reliable. With a reputation for building stylish cars, it is fair to say that Bentley got it right with the Continental GT. Offered to auction with an MoT test certificate valid until August 2020, this can easily be described as a ‘use-everyday’ vehicle with supercar performance.
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