• You Can Own a Bentley Continental GT For As Little as $16

Or as much as $13,000

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The Bentley Continental GT starts at over $220,000. It’s an expensive car that most of us can’t afford, so if you find yourself priced out of a Continental GT, there are ways to get one without having to spend an exorbitant amount of money. There is one catch, though: you can’t fit in any of them.

Bentley, in all its vexing might, has launched a series of Continental GT scale models, ranging from an affordable 1:64 scale model to a 1:8 scale model that’ll set you back around $10,000.

What’s the most affordable among these new Bentley Continental GT scale models?

You Can Own a Bentley Continental GT For As Little as $16
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For only £12 - that’s the equivalent of around $16 — you can happily score a 1:64 scale mode of the Bentley Continental GT.

It’s the smallest of the three available sizes of scale replicas, and it is made from diecast metal that manages to capture the classy aesthetic styling of the Continental GT. The tires are made from rubber and the wheel design is surprisingly detailed for its size. You can even choose among three exterior paint colors — Ice, Sequin Blue, and Orange Flame — for your 1:64 scale Continental GT.

You can order yours directly from Bentley here.

How Much is a 1:43 Scale Model of the Bentley Continental GT?

You Can Own a Bentley Continental GT For As Little as $16
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If you want a Bentley Continental GT scale model that you can proudly display on top of your desk, the 1:43 model car is the right choice.

It’s a lot bigger than the 1:64 scale — it even comes with its own special edition plinth — and the design lines up with the Continental GT’s actual look. Bentley used the highest-quality resin to recreate the Continental GT in this size, and the aforementioned plinth, alongside the presentation box, bear Bentley’s unmistakable wings logo.

You can even score the 1:43 scale Continental GT in a choice of two color schemes. The first one includes a Khamun — it’s like metallic gold — exterior paint with Blackline Specification and a Beluga interior. If that finish isn’t to your liking, you can opt for the Storm Grey paint finish with a Brunel and Linen interior.

The 1:43 Bentley Continental GT is priced at £85.

The 1:8 Scale Bentley Continental is Far From Cheap

You Can Own a Bentley Continental GT For As Little as $16
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The 1:8 scale model is basically the closest thing you can buy to an actual Continental GT.

It measures 78 cm long (30 inches), and it’s crafted from the highest quality resin. It’s also the only bespoke made-to-order piece among Bentley’s collection of scale models. If you want one, you’re going to have to order it directly from Bentley, though you have to be quick about it because Bentley only plans to build 1,000 units of the 1:8 scale model.

You Can Own a Bentley Continental GT For As Little as $16
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Building it takes over 300 hours, which seems implausible considering that it’s just a scale model. However, just like you would if you bought a real Bentley, getting the 1:8 scale model lets you personalize it to your wishes. There’s a full list of options that you can choose from, ranging from exterior paint colors, wheels, brake calipers, and, yes, even a number plate. You can also dress up the interior of your 1:8 scale model, including the main and secondary hide colors, seat quilting, veneers, carpets, and the location of the steering wheel. You can even opt for the Blackline Specification package in the event that you want to go that far to make your 1:8 scale model look as real as possible.

All of that comes at a cost, and it’s a steep one. If you want to be one of the 1,000 people to own a 1:8 scale model of the Bentley Continental GT, you’re going to have to fork over £6,995. That’s $13,000 based on current exchange rates, or the price of a brand-new, entry-level Ford Fiesta.

Bentley Continental GT specifications
Engine 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W-12
Capacity 5,950 cc
Horsepower 626 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 664 LB-FT @ 1,350-4,500 RPM
Transmission dual-clutch eight-speed automatic
0 to 60 mph 3.6 seconds
Top Speed 207 mph
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The design of the New Continental GT is celebrated the world over and scale models are now available in a variety of sizes through the Bentley Collection
Bentley’s perfect replica coupe can be personalised for collectors and fans of the brand
The intricately detailed 1:8 scale model offers bespoke options with a variety of aspects available to customise including paint, mock veneers and seat details
The 1:8 scale model is made up of over 1,000 individual pieces, assembled by hand and taking over around 300 hours in total to build
The creation of each 1:8 scale model is overseen by the Bentley Design Studio, ensuring every detail selected is executed to the same pinnacle quality seen in each full-size Bentley
Product links: 1:8 model, 1:43 model and 1:64 model
(Crewe, 7 August 2020) The Continental GT is the crowning achievement of Bentley’s modern design portfolio. Now reimagined as an intricately detailed model replica, exquisite customisable features range from mock veneers and carpets to seat quilting and fluting.

Meticulous attention to detail and thousands of hours of work go into crafting the exquisite models, available in a number of scales from the remarkable 1:8 collectors piece to the detailed 1:43 and miniature 1:64 models. The 1:8 scale model is offered as a bespoke product, allowing customers to commission their own unique replica car in the perfect size to proudly display in an office or home. This could match the car in their driveway, an iconic Continental GT racecar or the future car of their dreams, thanks to a suite of customisable options.

1:8 Continental GT Bespoke Model

An immaculately faithful replica, the scale model of the new Continental GT has a full suite of bespoke options allowing customers to personalise their model car to an exceptional degree.

Measuring 78 cm in length, the exacting details of a full-size car are mimicked in miniature here throughout the carefully-crafted replica cabin. The tiny steering wheel features impeccably-copied cross-stitching, the iconic seat quilting and fluting is mirrored on the small yet detailed scale, and the model car even mimics the lustrous wood veneers and plush carpets that characterise the original. Even the doors and boot open to allow you to admire the intricately replicated interior in close detail.

To ensure complete accuracy, the 1:8 models are developed under the close supervision of the Bentley Design Studio from the moment of order to final delivery. Each exquisite, made-to-order model is painstakingly replicated to mirror the details of the full-size Continental GT. More than 1,000 tiny, individual pieces are used to hand-build this collector’s piece, taking about 300 hours in total.

Customers are able to choose from an extensive range of Bentley’s bespoke interior and exterior options, tailored to their individual specification. From the colours of the paint, seats and stitching, to the choice of veneer effect, wheels and alloys. All colours and finishes are precision-matched to Bentley’s authentic paints, leathers, woods and other materials.

For the most knowledgeable of Bentley fans, fun can be had in commissioning a model that mirrors landmark Continental GT’s from the brand’s recent history. For example, selecting Citric paint, a Beluga interior, carbon fibre veneers and red and diamond turned 21” wheels seen on the black-wrapped Continental GT Supersports Convertible that broke the world ice speed record in 2011, driven by champion Juha Kankkunen. Others may prefer to choose the Viridian green first created by Mulliner in 2019 to launch the limited edition Continental GT Number 9 Edition. The model car pictured has been finished with Sequin Blue exterior paint and a Linen and Beluga interior – a classic combination.

The 1:8 scale model is crafted in resin and sits on a majestic varnished plinth to create a spectacular display piece for your home or office, and to be passed down through the generations as an heirloom piece.

The full list of options includes exterior paint colour, wheels and alloys, lower grille, brake calipers, number plate, left or right driver position, interior colour split, main hide colour, secondary hide colour, seat quilting, seat fluting, veneers, and carpets. The option for the iconic Blackline Specification is also available.

The measurements of the 1:8 car on the plinth are 78 cm in length, 40 cm in width and 24.4 cm in height – the largest of the Continental GT collection of miniature models.

The Continental GT Coupe Model Collection

The Bentley Continental range was born in 2003 and has famously redefined the category and capabilities of grand touring. The Continental GT is known for phenomenal performance, exquisite craftsmanship and elegant design, while each new generation continues to push the boundaries of technology and power. The models in the miniature collection mimic the sporty design and sleek silhouette of the third generation coupe, designed in 2018, which remains one of Bentley’s most popular cars globally.

Bentley’s designs are always extraordinary, down to the smallest feature. The collection of Continental GT model cars are an essential addition to any collector’s showcase, or the perfect accompaniment to an owner’s full-size Continental GT. These iconic models make the perfect gifts for lovers of motoring, design and craftsmanship, and allow you to introduce a piece of Bentley history to your home.

The 1:43 scale Continental GT is another stunning replica of the quintessential grand tourer. The superformed sculptural lines of the iconic coupe are mirrored in the miniature version, crafted using the highest-quality resin.

The presentation box and plinth that house this model sport the iconic Bentley wings logo. Available in a choice of Khamun exterior paint with Blackline Specification and a Beluga interior, or Storm Grey exterior paint with Brunel and Linen Interior – two bold yet classic combinations, selected by some of Bentley’s most discerning customers of the full-size car.

The resplendent gold tone of the Khamun model will pique the curiosity of budding, young Bentley drivers-to-be, who will be dazzled by the heritage of the brand and stories of its motoring heroes of the past 100 years. This model will be a treasured piece for the home, displayed above the reach of inquisitive children, allowing them to look up in awe and wonder, and inspiring thoughts of grand-touring adventures to come.

The 1:43 model car itself is 11.2 cm in length, 5.2 cm in width and 3.3 cm in height.

The smallest model within the Continental GT miniature collection is the 1:64 scale model that is created using die-cast metal. The iconic styling lines of the full-size car are present, accented by soft rubber tyres featuring detailed wheel designs.

This model is available in a choice of striking paint colours: Ice, Orange Flame and Sequin Blue – giving customers an element of personalisation. For customers who just can’t choose, the three options look fabulous when displayed together, or forming part of a larger collection of model Bentleys and other cars.

The 1:64 model measures in at 3.1 cm in width and 7.7 cm in depth.

Prices and Availability:

Each of the models can be purchased from Bentley Retailers or via shop.BentleyMotors.com

1:8 Continental GT Bespoke Model – £6,995

1:43 Continental GT Model – £85

1:64 Continental GT Model - £12

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