The Bentley Continental GT Pikes Peak Racer Appears Insane
- by Automobilnews.eu
To set a brand new report, the modified racer might want to full the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in lower than 9 minutes and 36 seconds at a median velocity of 78 mph. Contemplating the difficult mountain course has 156 corners and finishes round 14,000 toes above sea degree, this is not going to be a simple process.
To adapt the Continental GT3 for Pikes Peak the race automotive’s aerodynamics and powertrain have been extensively modified to create the “most excessive road-car-based Bentley in historical past.” On the again, the Continental GT3 Pikes Peak options the most important rear wing ever fitted to a Bentley and a outstanding rear diffuser. Complementing the aerodynamics is a two-plane entrance splitter. Underneath the hood, the Continental GT3 Pikes Peak makes use of the street automotive’s 4.0-liter turbo V8 modified with “rigorously chosen biofuel” to develop “vital horsepower.”