The Goodwood Festival of Speed is entrance up, as good as formally enough, couple of automakers will be as good represented as Bentley. In fact, a Flying B will have a largest participation ever for a annual run up a hill, together with ultimate models as good as old, racing as good as highway cars.
As partial of a program, Bentley has betrothed to entrance a ultimate indication during a relocating British automobile expo. The upscale automaker stays tight-lipped upon what it is, observant usually that it combines “stunning opening with artistic oppulance in a Bentley tradition.” The organizers, however, list a Continental GT Speed as receiving partial in a event. They could be referring to a stream GT Speed that’s formed upon a comparison model, though a income is upon a ultimate chronicle formed upon a not long ago updated Continental GT (pictured upon tip of during final year’s Festival) receiving core stage.
Alongside a poser model, Bentley will be bringing a argumentative EXP 9 F sport-ute concept, a Mulsanne limousine in Mulliner Driving Specification, a Continental GT V8, a 2003 Le Mans-winning Speed 8 race horse as good as a 1920s-era 4½-litre supercharged Birkin Blower, uninformed from a run in a Mille Miglia.
With all that Crewe craftsmanship upon a grid, Goodwood is moulding up to be inestimable for a Bentleys alone, though there will be copiousness else upon uncover there, together with a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Vitesse, Infiniti EMERG-e concept, Maserati GranTurismo Sport, Toyota GT-86, Savage Rivale, Vauxhall Astra VXR, Infiniti FX Vettel (driven by Sebastian Vettel himself), GTA Spano, South Korea’s de Macross Epique GT1, a Zagato-bodied AC 378 GT, as good as a ultimate Morgan Plus 8. See next for a span of press releases.
- Largest ever Bentley participation during show
- International entrance of ultimate model
- Two UK uncover debuts
- Joined by Bentley Boys Juha Kankkunen, Derek Bell as good as Guy Smith
- Modern-day as good as classical Le Mans racers set for Hill runs
(Crewe, England. 12th Jun 2012) An sparkling ultimate Bentley is set to have a general entrance during a 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed1. Combining overwhelming opening with artistic oppulance in a Bentley tradition, a ultimate automobile appears both as partial of a Supercar Run up a iconic Goodwood Hill as good as upon a Bentley Motors stand. With a brew of ? la mode as good as classical models, Bentley has a largest ever participation during a world-famous event, using from Friday 29th Jun to Sunday 1st July.
A prophesy of a company’s future, a EXP 9 F SUV concept, creates a UK premiere during a Festival. EXP 9 F highlights a marque’s enterprise to set up a fastest as good as most lush SUV in a world, as good as a judgment automobile combines a overwhelming interior during a apex of craftsmanship as good as record with a clean, robust exterior. With an sparkling operation of drivetrain options underneath consideration, any Bentley SUV would suggest a howling opening for that a marque is renowned.
Supporting these debutants is a Mulsanne Mulliner Driving Specification (MDS) – a ultimate driver-focussed book of a Bentley flagship that reaffirms a sporting credentials. Featuring sports-tuned cessation as good as steering settings, singular 21″ amalgamate wheels, as good as a Diamond Quilted interior, a MDS provides an even larger grade of pushing delight though compromising a Mulsanne’s mythological joy as good as refinement.
The ultimate Continental GT V8 additionally appears both upon a Bentley mount as good as upon a Goodwood Hill. With an all-new 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 engine, this conspicuous Continental combines classical Bentley energy as good as hanging ornament with an well-developed power-to-emissions comparative measure in a tall oppulance sports automobile sector.
With 507 PS as good as 660 Nm of torque, a GT V8 sprints from 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds (0?100 km/h in 4.8 seconds) as good as upon to a tip speed of 188 mph (303 km/h). Meanwhile, fuel potency systems as good as pioneering cylinder deactivation record formula in superb fuel manage to buy as good as CO2 opening together with a operation of over 500 miles upon a singular tank.
Joining a complicated Bentley models upon a Hill have been dual cars from a Company’s Le Mans heritage. The Bentley Speed 8, winning during a 2003 Le Mans twenty-four Hours, creates dual runs per day, as will a 4½-litre supercharged “Birkin Blower”. Fresh from completing a Mille Miglia for a third time, a automobile was raced during length by eminent Le Mans leader as good as Bentley Boy Tim Birkin of a 1920s.
Driving duties for a past as good as benefaction Bentley models will be common by 3 modern-day Bentley Boys. Le Mans fable Derek Bell MBE will be assimilated by four-time universe convene hold up Juha Kankkunen together with Guy Smith, who gathering a winning Speed 8 opposite a finish line during Le Mans in 2003. All 3 star drivers will be on-hand around a Festival to encounter visitors.
THE 2012 GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED STAGES THE WORLD’S GREATEST DYNAMIC SHOWCASE OF NEW SUPERCARS
The Goodwood Festival of Speed (28 June-1 July) has resolutely determined itself as a really most appropriate place to see a ultimate as good as fastest supercars from around a globe. In organisation with Michelin, a Supercar Run is singular in upon condition that a energetic sourroundings in that a open can see as good as listen to a really ultimate ultimate models in movement for a initial time.
Unlike a required engine show, a Michelin Supercar Run affords a illusory event not usually to vaunt a really ultimate as good as most appropriate supercars, though additionally to entirely denote upon a 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb. Last year saw some-more than twenty-five UK open debuts out of a 50 automobile field, as good as this year’s entrance is seeking even stronger.
For 2012 a Supercar Run as good as First Glance classes (the latter combining partial of FoS-TECH) will accumulate a really ultimate as good as most sparkling ultimate tall opening models from all around a world. Cars set to have their universe and/or UK energetic debuts will embody a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Vitesse, Infiniti EMERG-e, Bentley Continental GT Speed, Maserati GranTurismo Sport, as good as most others. A series of alternative critical UK debuts will additionally take place in a First Glance category during Goodwood, with code ultimate models located upon a Cricket Pitch, as good as approaching to embody a ultimate Toyota GT-86, Savage Rivale, Vauxhall Astra VXR as good as Infiniti FX Vettel (being driven by a namesake Sebastian upon Saturday thirty June), between others.
In all, as most as 60 of a ultimate supercars as good as initial peek cars will be in movement upon a Hill, that will positively be a take a break for a senses of a approaching 180,000+ visitors to a Festival of Speed as good as Moving Motor Show. Amongst a some-more odd supercars creation their British energetic entrance will be a GTA Spano from Spain, a de Macross Epique GT1 from South Korea, a Zagato-bodied AC 378 GT, as good as a ultimate Morgan Plus 8. Expect a couple of alternative surprises too, with a little critical ultimate models creation their universe debut, upon that a lips have been hermetic for a moment.
Away from a Supercar Run, over a dozen alternative ultimate vehicles have been approaching to be creation their UK open entrance in FoS-TECH as good as upon a Hill as partial of a Goodwood Moving Motor Show, in organisation with Auto Trader, some-more sum of that will be reliable in a following days.
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