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2005 Bentley Continental GT Change
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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 11 18 N/A $159,990
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$159,990
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2667 / month
$488 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.0 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 176
Height, Overall (in) 54.7 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.1 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.5 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 10.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 0.9 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.9 x 1.4 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.4
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P275/40R19 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40R19 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5259 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas W12 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 479 @ 1600 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 6.0L/366 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 552 @ 6100 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.66
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again & Tiptronic NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.04
Summary
Body Style 2-Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Bentley Continental BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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