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Bentley Reveals Special Edition Continental GT Speed Inspired By Breitling Jet Team

Jim Kem July 1, 2015 15:57

Bentley has unveiled a series of seven special edition Continental GT Speed cars that are inspired by the Breitling Jet Team Series, with each car made to match each jet in the airborne acrobatics group to celebrate their grand tour of North America. 

The car itself is based on, unsurprisingly, a Bentley Continental GT Speed, and the changes that were made for this limited edition are relegated to the purely cosmetic, which was tasked to Bentley’s Mulliner customisation division.

A bespoke two-tone split of colours that Bentley has dubbed ‘Hallmark’ and ‘Oynx’ is given to the car, with certain highlights tone-matched to reflect the trademark look of the L-39 Albatross Jets.

The interior, too, receives an exclusive colour theme, with uniquely sculptured seats accented in Breitling yellow, along with specially designed logos and graphics. The carbon fibre fascia of the dashboard displays an image of the planes in their Avenger flight formation. The cars are specially numbered to correspond with each jet in the series on its tread plate plaques.

Geoff Dowding, Director of Mulliner, said: "The Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series demonstrates the level of customisation Mulliner can achieve for customers. Creating this very special edition has been an exciting experience for the entire team, taking inspiration from the Breitling Jet Team's grand tour."

About Jim Kem

"So if I push my leg down on this lever-thing, I'll somehow go faster? Woah.". I was 10 years old, and hooked. I spent a lot of my youth sketching cars and perfecting my monthly dream garage within a daydream - occasionally interjected with a chase scene, obviously. Cars move me. Things I can't get enough of: Porsches and torque.


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