King of the Road: Bentley’s Continental GT
When W.O. Bentley and his brother founder Bentley Motors in 1919, his motto was “to build a good car, a fast car, the best in class.” Nearly a century later, Bentley Motors continues to create luxury cars with fearless engineering, especially with the newest version of the Continental GT Speed. The car’s eight-speed transmission provides an even faster acceleration while improving the auto’s fuel efficiency compared to previous models. Bentley’s engineers have move the chassis closer to the ground to further enhance the sporty experience. And don’t be fooled by the GT Speed’s quiet cruising restraint. The 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 engine will growl at full throttle, with acceleration from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 206 mph. Your favorite restaurant’s valet will be sure to test it for you.
From $239,400; bentleymotors.com