To celebrate its ice speed record, Bentley will make a limited production run of the hot Supersport
28 February 2011

To celebrate it’s world ice speed record breaking Supersports convertible, Bentley has announced that it will make a limited production run.

Limited to just 100 units and revealed at the Geneva show, the all-wheel drive, biofuel-powered 6-litre, 12-cylinder Continental Supersports convertible will feature ‘vibrant and muscular styling cues that reinforce the uncompromising performance credentials of this extreme Bentley convertible,’ according to the company.

Among these are the ‘Ice Speed Record’s’ three stand-out exterior colours - Beluga, Quartzite and, fittingly, Arctica White – as well as 20-inch, 10-spoke Supersports wheels with a dark tint finish.

On the inside, you’ll find diamond-quilted Alcantara to doors, quarter panels and seat facings, and ‘soft-grip’ leather on the steering wheel and gear lever. Also included are high-gloss carbon fibre on the dashboard, centre console and roof panel, featuring red weave. The seats, too, are piped in red and a touchscreen infotainment system from the new Continental GT also features.

Powering the ‘Ice Speed Record’ is the firms six-litre, twin turbo-charged W12 engine, producing 631bhp and 590lb ft of torque. This is mated to a ‘quickshift’ six-speed automatic ‘box launching the convertible from 0-60mph in 3.8 seconds according to Bentley.

See all the latest Bentley reviews, news and video

 

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Lexus LC500
    Car review
    20 October 2017
    Futuristic Lexus LC coupé mixes the latest technology with an old-school atmospheric V8
  • Maserati Levante S GranSport
    First Drive
    20 October 2017
    Get ready to trade in your diesels: Maserati’s luxury SUV finally gets the engine it’s always needed
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake TDV6
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The handsome Jaguar XF Sportbrake exhibits all the hallmarks that makes the saloon great, and with the silky smooth diesel V6 makes it a compelling choice
  • Volkswagen T-Roc TDI
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    Volkswagen's new compact crossover has the looks, the engineering and the build quality to be a resounding success, but not with this diesel engine
  • BMW M550i
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher, but there's a reason why it won't be sold in the UK