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

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