Bentley Continental GT3 concept at the Paris show

Bentley has revealed plans to take the Continental GT racing, with this new GT3 concept racer at the Paris motor show

> More Paris motor show news here

Bentley has unveiled a new GT3 racing car concept based on the Continental GT, which is being developed by Bentley in Crewe for a full-on return to endurance motorsport next year.

There has been a massive push to shed weight from the hefty road-going Continental, and a comprehensive aerodynamic package that is still in development should see the car hit the race track towards the end of 2013.

The company says that the GT3 concept is based on the road-going Continental GT Speed, so a tuned version of the W12 is the most likely option, ditching the standard four-wheel drive set-up in favour rear-drive.

> More Paris motor show news here

Recommended

2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed review - Ultimate GT set to take on DB11 AMR V12
Bentley Continental GT Speed UK – cornering
Bentley Continental GT

2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed review - Ultimate GT set to take on DB11 AMR V12

Bentley claims the new GT Speed is its most performance-focused car ever. After lapping Silverstone’s GP circuit it’s hard not to agree
4 May 2021
Bentley Continental GT review
Bentley Continental GT review – front quarter
Bentley Continental GT coupe

Bentley Continental GT review

The Bentley Continental GT is not just an excellent cruiser, but now one with real ability, poise and even some engagement
10 Mar 2021

Most Popular

Car pictures of the week
Maserati MC20
Maserati MC20 coupe

Car pictures of the week

In this week’s car pictures from issue 294, we look at the highlights from Jethro Bovingdon’s drive in the highly anticipated Maserati MC20
21 Jan 2022
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2022 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring eCoty – front tracking
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2022 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience

There are few, if any, more rewarding, engaging or intense experiences for those in pursuit of the thrill of driving
7 Jan 2022
Peugeot 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar shown in new images
Peugeot 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar
Peugeot

Peugeot 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar shown in new images

Peugeot Sport’s new wingless Le Mans racer gears up for its competition debut later this year
18 Jan 2022