Bentley Continental GT V8 vs Porsche Panamera - specifications

 Bentley Continental GT V8Porsche Panamera
On the road price/total as tested£123,850/£156,250£122,623/£129,908
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£56,599/45.7%£50,275/41.0%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£8,610/£17,221£8,510/£17,020
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£3,893/£6,488£3,932/£6,554
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost50/N/A/L/£46050/N/A/M/£475
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceTBC£450/£600/£450
Length/wheelbase4,806/2,746mm4,970/2,920mm
Height/width1,404/1,943mm1,418/1,931mm
EngineV8 twin turbo/3,997ccV8 twin turbo/4,806cc
Peak power/revs 500/6,000 bhp/rpm542/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 660/1,700 Nm/rpm800/2,250 Nm/rpm*
Transmission 8-spd auto/4wd7-spd PDK/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel90 litres/foam100 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 358/N/A litres432/1,250 litres
Kerbweight/payload2,295/455kg1,995/505kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/N/A12.0 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs2yrs (unlimited)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/21 20,000 miles/34
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.N/A9th/9th^
0-60/30-70mph4.0/3.6 secs3.6/3.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th2.4/3.1 secs1.9/3.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th4.2/5.8/8.8 secs4.1/6.7/16.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 188mph/1,500rpm190mph/1,600rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 45.2/33.1/8.5m45.8/33.6/8.6m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph66/43/56/63dB62/44/57/63dB
Auto Express economy/range19.9mpg/394 miles19.7mpg/433 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 18.4/36.7/26.9mpg16.6/33.6/24.6mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 4.0/8.1/5.9mpl3.6/7.4/5.4mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket380/246g/km/35%384/270g/km/35%
Airbags/ceramic brakes/park sensorsSeven/£11,020/rearEight/£6,248/rear
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless entryYes/yes/yesYes/yes/£445
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yesYes/£227/yes

Recommended

New Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer packs over 750bhp
Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak
Bentley Continental GT Coupe

New Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer packs over 750bhp

New e-fuelled Bentley Continental GT3 has a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 with more than 750bhp and 1,000Nm of torque
7 Jun 2021
New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Coupe debuts at Salon Prive
Bentley Continental GT Coupe

New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Coupe debuts at Salon Prive

The new flagship Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Coupe has arrived – and it’s adorned with unique touches from the brand’s in-house coachbuilders
16 Sep 2020

Most Popular

New 2021 Volkswagen Taigo coupe-SUV breaks cover
Volkswagen Taigo R-Line - front
Volkswagen Taigo

New 2021 Volkswagen Taigo coupe-SUV breaks cover

The new VW Taigo is a sportier, more aggressive looking version of the brand’s T-Cross and is aimed at lifestyle buyers
29 Jul 2021
New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range
Kia EV6 - front
Kia EV6

New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range

Kia reveals more specs for its bespoke electric car, with the EV6 offering long range and an 18-minute 80 per cent rapid recharge time
21 Jul 2021
Best crossover cars and small SUVs 2021
Best small SUVS
SUVs

Best crossover cars and small SUVs 2021

There's a huge range of crossovers and small SUVs on the market today. These are our top ten picks
22 Jul 2021