Home » News » Bentley » Bentley Grand Convertible is in fact a Mulsanne Cabrio

Bentley tries to impress the North-American public with itssurprise for this year Los Angeles Motor Show. The British manufacturerintroduced the Bentley Grand Convertible, the most sophisticated open-top carever created by Bentley.

Exterior

It is a Mulsanne that had his roof removed and replaced with a soft-top. The concept car is painted in Sequin Blue, originally a bespoke colour created from a single sequin from a customer’s haute couture gown and has a silver “liquid metal” finish to the bonnet and windscreen frame.

Big 22-inch wheels made from light alloys hide impressive disk brakes. The brakes will be used to stop the monster, who has 537 PS and 1,100 Nm of torque from Bentley’s legendary 6,75 litre twin-turbo V8 engine, also found on the flagship Mulsanne.

Interior

The interior of the roofless limousine will impress with 14 naturally tanned leather hides that are merged together with progressive-diamond quilting, with the shape of the pattern changing over the seats and doors.

Replete with book-matched, mirror-finished and dark-stained Burr Walnut, the tonneau features the largest piece of wood veneer ever applied to a Bentley. It is fashioned entirely by hand.

 

 

 

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 2001 Bentley Continental T Personal Commission

    Engine: V8, Power: 313.2 kw / 420.0 bhp @ 4000 rpm, Torque: 874.5 nm / 645.0 ft lbs @ 2100 rpm
  2. 2005 Bentley Arnage Blue Train Series

    Engine: Turbocharged V8, Power: 335.6 kw / 450 bhp, Torque: 874.5 nm / 645 ft lbs
  3. 2001 Bentley Arnage Red Label LWB Personal Commission

    Engine: V8, Power: 298.3 kw / 400.0 bhp @ 4000 rpm, Torque: 835.18 nm / 616.0 ft lbs @ 2100 rpm
  4. 2000 Bentley Azure Convertible

    Engine: V8, Power: 298.3 kw / 400.0 bhp @ 4100 rpm, Torque: 799.93 nm / 590.0 ft lbs @ 2150 rpm
  5. 2005 Bentley Continental Flying Spur

    Engine: Aluminum W12, Power: 411.6 kw / 552 bhp @ 6100 rpm, Torque: 650 nm / 479.4 ft lbs @ 1600 rpm

New Vehicles

Volkswagen Touareg drove 16.500 kilometers to its world debutVolkswagen Touareg drove 16.500 kilometers to its world debut
To mark its world debut in Beijing, during the motor show, Volkswagen Touareg decided to drive an impressive distance: from Bratislava (Slovakia) to Beijing ...

Concept Cars

Porsche 911 Speedster celebrates 70 years of PorschePorsche 911 Speedster celebrates 70 years of Porsche
In order to properly celebrate its 70th anniversary, Porsche unveiled one very spectacular concept. The 911 Speedster Concept is a drivable vision of ...

Custom Cars

Rolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announcedRolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announced
Rolls Royce is continuously improving its client experience with special editions for the current range of cars. Same happened with the current Wraith ...

Future Cars

Hyundai teases its future hydrogen-powered SUVHyundai teases its future hydrogen-powered SUV
Even if many manufacturers are considering fuel-cell alternatives not a viabile solution to combustion engines, Hyundai wants to believe that it already ...

Market News

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles deliver less cars in first quarter of 2018Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles deliver less cars in first quarter of 2018
After the first three months of 2018, Volkswagen continues to lead the sales in Europe. Not only for the passenger cars, but also for the commercial ones, ...

Gadgets

Audi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo - first teaser pictureAudi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo - first teaser picture
Audi has published a first teaser picture with the upcoming Audi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo. The virtual car will be showcased on April 9th and it will ...

Various News

Ford Mustang is world's best selling sports car in 2017Ford Mustang is world's best selling sports car in 2017
This is for the third time in a row when Ford Mustang was named world's best selling sports car. Global Ford Mustang registrations in 2017 totalled 125,809 ...

Motorsports

Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiledVolkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiled
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the new Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak Concept. The car is set to compete in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event which ...

Videos

These are the first four episodes of the Audi Q8 Unleashed campaign - the SUV will be unveiled on June 5These are the first four episodes of the Audi Q8 Unleashed campaign - the SUV will be unveiled on June 5
Audi has prepared a special marketing campaign to promote the upcoming Audi Q8. Named Q8 Unleashed, the experience is a mini-series with five episodes. ...