Bentley elite living africaThe Continental Supersports. (Photo: Bentley)The Goodwood Festival of Speed held 9 June to 2 July saw the UK unveiling of Bentley's Continental Supersports

 The Festival of Speed will present a selection of Bentley cars for the road and track at this year’s Festival of Speed theme event, “Peaks of Performance”.

The Continental Supersports, which will be shown for the first time in the UK at Goodwood, will be driven up the historic hillclimb by Derek Bell, renowned Le Mans champion and Bentley Boy. The world’s fastest four-seat car – and Bentley’s most powerful production car yet – is a true game changer, accelerating to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds.

The Bentley Continental GT3 race car will also grace the hillclimb driven by Bentley Boy, Andy Soucek, the Blancpain GT Series racing driver. The Continental GT3 has competed in 360 races so far, claiming 74 podiums and 29 wins.

Alongside a second Continental Supersports on Bentley’s stand at the Festival of Speed will be the Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase. The car is perfect for customers who prefer being chauffered, offering a first-class air-travel experience for the road.

The new Bentayga Diesel will also be on showcased, featuring an upscale handcrafted cabin and new, triple-charged 4.0-litre diesel-powered V8 engine. Also at the event, the Flying Spur V8 S, a more performance-orientated version of the Flying Spur, with an uprated twin-turbo V8 engine delivering 528 PS (521 bhp).