Bentley Continental GT V8 Galene Edition by Mulliner

by Paul Strauss
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Frankly, I already think that Bentleys have a boat-like quality about them, so it’s not much of a stretch to think that the British luxury car maker is showing off a model that was “inspired by the finest luxury yachts.”

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This limited-edition Continental GT V8 convertible has been upgraded and customized by Bentley’s Mulliner division, and really does look like a yacht for the land. It’s been painted in an opulent Glacier White paint, with Sequin Blue accents, and has a dark blue fabric roof, though for some reason, we don’t get to see that in any of the photos. It looks particularly great riding on those big 21″ propeller wheels.

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Under the hood, you get the same 4.0-liter V8 found in other Continental GT V8’s, which generates 500 hp and 487 lb-ft. of torque. Inside, buyers will be treated to exquisite materials like linen, camel, brunel, and portland. I have no idea what three of those four materials are, but I know I can’t afford any of them.

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There’s a fancy pinstripe walnut material, which turns up on the center stack and console, and looks really amazing in the trunk. Plus, the front fascia panel features a handpainted illustration by artist Jaume Vilardell.

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Bentley and Mulliner will make just 30 of the Galene Edition Continental GT, and haven’t mentioned how much they’ll cost. With a base Continental GT convertible going for $198,500, they’re certainly not going to be cheap.

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