Luxurious Bentley is a delicate Hound
On Geneva Motor Show engineers from Wolfsburg demonstrated a conceptual car, which radically changed the idea and image of such a car as Bentley. After almost a year of debates of German auto giant BMW and VW about the division of real English "families" the balance was achieved fifty-fifty. Now respectable gentlemen who prefer cars with a winged B can finally give a sigh of relief. Firm has put an end with (by) a premiere of a new production model made in the traditional Bentley vein. Red Lable version of Amage fully demonstrates that "foster fathers" skillfully developed strengths of brand and reconstructed weak technical base of modern Bentley. Because of this Amage Red Label succeeded again to declare its high society traditions, de-luxe quality and consolidated Bentley's past image. Outside the car is not very different from its siblings from Bentley and Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph. The secret is hidden under the bonnet. First of all it is 6.8-liter engine V8 checked by forty years of operation. However, new engine inherited nothing except basic arrangement from its “progenitor”. Cooling, lubrication and air supply systems were modified. In addition, the new motor was supplemented by state of the art steering and control systems. As a result, 6,8-liter engine equipped with super charger has a capacity of 405 HP. But high horse-power is not its quality of worthiness. Bentley Motors were always famous for their "elasticity" and excellent dynamic characteristics, which were reached due to the enormous torque. Red Label engine was not exception: its torque is really giant - peak is at 8.50 NM already at 2150 rev. min. For such a "strength" new Amage was completed with reliable 4-steps automatic gearbox General Motors. running gear and steering system of Red Label were originally configured for a more aggressive driving that makes alike this Bentley with its legendary ancestors . In addition, the new design of steering...
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