"The Lancia ECV was probably the most extreme expression of the Group B Ethos. 600 HP. Carbon-Fibre and Kevlar bodied. Completely uncompromised. Deadly. But just look at it. When a little kid dreams of a rally car, this is the image "
Bentley’s GT3 entrant is a true burly British beauty. And the rather nice video below brings out how lightweight tech twinned with torquey tweaks can transform a weighty but rapid production car into a fleet footed behemoth.
And unlike many GT cars, this Conti evolution looks like it could retain its dignity in Belgravia. And that carbon fibre inlet manifold is almost too gorgeous for words.
You can find all the details on the car that’s heralding the marque’s return to GT3 racing at the Bentley Motorsport site. Let’s just say the figures are astonishing – especially the fact that for this car around a metric tonne has been stripped from the dry weight of the road car.
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