Bentley has just delivered the first units of its very limited Pikes Peak series, which celebrates the victory of the Continental GT in the famous 2019 U.S. hill climb race.
One year. One year to the day will have elapsed between the introduction of the Bentley Continental GT Pikes Peak and the start of its delivery.
Unveiled on December 4, 2019, to celebrate the Continental GT’s triumph at the world-famous U.S. Hill Climb (10’18″488 production car class record), this limited edition Pikes Peak is now being delivered to its first owners.
15 copies only
Five of the fifteen copies planned have just been delivered in the United States in the states of New York, Michigan, Florida, California and Nebraska. Other customers in Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, New Zealand, Latvia and the United Kingdom will also soon be served.
An exclusive look
As a reminder, this ultra-exclusive series has the particularity of receiving a special paint inspired by the color of the Continental GT by Pikes Peak. It also has a glossy black finish on the bumpers, mirrors and roof. A “Pikes Peak” logo on the front fenders, a carbon fiber body kit, 22-inch wheels, “acid green” brake calipers and special Pirelli P Zero tires complete the package. As an option, Bentley also offers a front grille with a “100” in reference to the brand’s centenary.
Personalization continues inside with Alcantara, contrasting green stitching, a Piano Black center console and carbon fiber elements. The dashboard on the passenger’s side features the Pikes Peak line, as do the headrests and door sills.
W12 6L of 635 hp
Finally, under the hood is the “traditional” W12 6.0-liter bi-turbo engine with 635 hp and 900 Nm of torque. It is combined with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox for a 0 to 100 km/h swallowed in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 333 km/h. The price of this limited series has still not been commuted …