2020 Bentley Continental GT3 release

Luxury car makers are renowned for their classical lines, stylish interiors and comfortable driving experience. Elegance and poise are the undisputed king and queen of high end road car manufacturers, creating machinery that excels on long distance journeys to short hops around the many beautiful countryside’s of the world.

The Bentley Continental GT was no exception to this expected practice, having been quickly regarded as one of the finest vehicles of its class following a public reveal back at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, within the confines of the spectacular 228,211m2 Paris expo Porte de Versailles facility. Not content to rest on their laurels, in 2017 Bentley launched the brand new third generation Continental GT to the world, enhancing and improving the car yet further to create what would form the basis of the hugely successful Continental GT3.

Motorsport has been at the heart of Bentley throughout its first 100 years. In 1921, just two years after the first Bentley prototype was revealed, it was racing at the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. Today, Bentley races into its next 100 years with the Continental GT3, it’s most dynamic and powerful race car based on its most advanced road car yet. Designed by Bentley at its headquarters in Crewe, the Continental GT3 is raced by the luxury brand’s successful and prestigious teams around the world. The customer racing programme includes the global Intercontinental GT Challenge, as well as some of the top national and international GT3 championships.

In 2018, Bentley Motorsport unveiled the thrilling new Continental GT3 race car. Lighter, more dynamic and even more powerful than its multi-championship-winning predecessor, it’s the most exciting race car ever created by Bentley – because it is closely based on the company’s most advanced road car the newly launched Continental GT.

In 2020, Bentley’s racing teams will challenge for victories around the globe. Competing on five continents against the major premium and performance automotive brands, Bentley and its top-level race teams always aim to be class-leaders.

The 2020 Bentley Continental GT3, capable of delivering in excess of 550bhp, has already enjoyed victory at the 2019 Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km and the 2020 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-hour endurance events. Looking every inch the championship contender, rFactor 2 players now have the opportunity to race this exceptional car within the simulation – and better yet, it has been added as free content for anyone who already owns the current GT3 Bentley DLC (available from the rFactor 2 Steam Store HERE). That’s right, we have made the decision to release this fantastic new entry into the ever expanding array of GT3 specification race cars within rFactor 2 as a free content addition for owners of the Bentley Continental GT3 DLC. Absolutely anyone who already owns either theoriginal Bentley or the GT3 Bundle will get this new machine and it’s various racing liveries at absolutely no additional cost! 

You don’t even need to do anything manually; the new car will automatically download the next time you start your Steam client. If you don’t yet own either Bentley, fear not, the car is now packaged together on the Steam Store as a two car item (for the same price as the original machine).

Just head over to the rFactor 2 Steam Store, purchase the DLC and enjoy both generations of Bentley GT3 machinery within the rFactor 2 simulation! Purchase HERE:

If you don’t own any of the GT3 cars yet, you can also grab the full GT3 Bundle which includes all 12 cars HERE:

If you can’t wait to get your hands on the new car and you fancy some interesting reading about what makes up the nuts and bolts of this latest release, check out some of the technical specifications from the 2020 Bentley Continental GT3, and the various championships in which this racing titan will be plying its trade during the somewhat disrupted 2020 season. Bentley Continental GT3 Technical Specifications.

  • Engine: 4.0-litre direct injection twin-turbo V8 developed with the most advance lubricants from Mobil 1 and a Cosworth engine management system
  • Max Power: Approx. 550 bhp derestricted
  • Transmission: Rear wheel drive, Ricardo six-speed sequential longitudinal gearbox, steering wheel mounted paddle-operated pneumatic gear shift
  • Drivetrain: Carbon fibre propshaft, limited slip differential
  • Wheels: BBS Forged Motorsport 18” x 13” rims
  • Tyres: 355 / 705 R18
  • Aerodynamics: Carbon fibre front splitter, rear wing and body panels. Lightweight, aerodynamically-optimised bumpers, bonnet, sills and fenders
  • Length: 4860 mm
  • Width: 2045 mm
  • Height: 1355 mm
  • Weight: <1300 kg

As GT3 racing continues to gather popularity across the globe, the Bentley Continental GT3 is set to participate in numerous prestigious endurance racing championship, having already been confirmed as present for the GT World Challenge Europe and Asia championships, British GT, the German ADAC GT Masters and the International GT Open categories. The Bentley success story continues into 2020, and now you have the chance to take on the race tracks of the world in this fantastic new car – all from the comfort of your own rFactor 2 racing simulation.

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