Bentley is planning to supplement the range of its Continental series with a brand new twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine sourced, from the Volkswagen Group's vast parts bin.
While Bentley remains tight lipped on the details, the British carmaker released the first teaser video of a Continental GT coupe fitted with the base V8 powerplant that is currently shared with the Audi S6, S7 and S8 models.
The 4.0 TFSI delivers 420-horses and 550 Nm (405.66 lb-ft) of peak torque, while in the S8 sports saloon, the bi-turbocharged V8 pushes out 520-horses and a 650 Nm (479.42 lb-ft).
Buying a car is one of the biggest financial decisions any adult can make. It's because of these big ticket items that decisions need to be well informed, and well researched. But before you take your first step into viewing the cars, you should at the very least, start with a checklist of things to do. Here they are: Read more
Detroit has long been the center of the automotive world. And this year, it hosted its eponymous auto show to much acclaim. Things are moving fast in the industry. Thanks to the exploits of those in Silicon Valley, cars aren’t just cars anymore. They’re customizable computers on wheels. And they’re about to get a lot smarter. At the show, all the major manufacturers were showing off their wares. Chevrolet, Hyundai, and VW were all showing some flavor of autonomous tech. And there were other concepts there too, designed to make waves in personal transportation. It’s clear that the pace of change in automobiles is accelerating. We’re no longer seeing incremental changes now. We’re in a sort of Moore’s law era for cars. Read more
It would be fair to say the Subaru Legacy sedan isn’t a car at the top of most people’s wish lists. But like it or not, this car is at the top of most safety rankings. The car itself has received an all new design, as of 2016. And it continues to be a favorite staple. But the car itself has hardly drawn any attention in the auto press, despite extensive safety features. Read more