Bentley is to launch Continental GT and GTC models with a more fuel efficient 500hp twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine. Capable of 0-60mph in under five seconds, the new engine is 40 per cent more efficient in terms of fuel and CO2 emissions than the existing flagship 6.0-litre V12 powered cars, which will still be sold.
SKODA PREPARES FOR NEXT GENERATION RANGE
Czech manufacturer Skoda will show how its next generation of cars will look when it shows its VisionD concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. The mid-size concept shows a much more contemporary design direction for the entry-level brand featuring a new grille design and more confident and sportier look.
NEW GT-R READY TO HIT THE TRACK
Nissan has launched a new track-focused edition GT-R called the Track Pack. Though still fully road legal, the car has a new track suspension setting, additional cooling ducts to cool the brakes, lightweight six-spoke alloy wheels and the rear seats have been removed – 0-60 mph time is just 2.7 seconds.