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Bentley Continental Supersports: Speed ​​record on ice

The quadruple world champion of rally, Juha Kankkunen, comes again to break a world speed record on ice driving a Bentley Continental Supersports convertible powerful.

This feat took place on the frozen waters of the Baltic Sea at a temperature of -30? accompanied inviting little blizzards. In front of a representative of the company "Guinness Book of World Records," the Finn was able to reach a top speed of 330.695 km / h (205.48 mi / h) on the ice at the wheel of this bolide traction integrale.

The same or almost ...

The Bentley Continental Supersports convertible which broke the world record is hardly the model differente said serial. Thus, for safety purposes, we made some changes to the rear of the car section to make room for a power absolutely necessary to face such a challenge element or a parachute.

Under the hood, there was always the inevitable W12 6.0-liter with a power of 621 horses, all couples have a robotic transmission Quickshift six reports.

To further commemorate this feat and especially the world speed record on ice, the direction of the British brand Bentley now part of the Volkswagen Group, will announce at the Salon de Geneve producing a commemorative series limited to 1000 copies a Bentley Continental Supersports convertible.

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