THIS is the New 208mph 2021 Bentley GT Speed! FIRST DRIVE

The brand new Bentley GT Speed turns out to be quite the surprise! Not only is it the luxurious Bentley grand tourer, but a veritable weapon on the tarmac of the Silverstone circuit. While not the location you'd expect for a first drive, it very quickly becomes apparant why Bentley brought the GT Speed here!

When you think of a Bentley Continental GT, you think of a luxury grand tourer, not exactly lightweight thanks to the high quality of materials, and a car you'd cruise in down the motorway for endless miles. With the GT Speed, you might think that will make it slightly more powerful and perhaps a touch more dynamic... wrong! The newest generation of Continental GT to wear the Speed designation turns out to be quite the capable machine around the tarmac of an F1 circuit.

Powered by the 6.0l twin turbo W12 making 650hp and 900Nm, it's capable of the 0-62mph (100km/h) sprint in 3.6s and on to a top speed of 208mph (335km/h) - impressive numbers however you look at it. However what they don't tell you, is that despite being 2,300kg it can still absolutely get a move on around track. For the GT Speed, Bentley have introduced numerous new elements of technology; from an electronic limited slip diff on the rear axle, to rear wheel steering and a new advanced ESC with numerous opportunities to have some fun... which is exactly what I did!

After a quick walkaround in the pit lane, let's get out on track to see what the new Bentley GT Speed is all about, having quickly gone from "Why are we at Silverstone?" to, "Oh, I get it now!".

Thanks for watching, Tim

Chapters:
00:00 Intro
00:47 Walkaround
03:19 Track Drive
14:22 Extra Details
16:06 Interior
20:03 Engine Bay
22:02 Wrap Up



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  • Shmee150
    Shmee150Måned siden

    Never did I think that a Bentley would be able to do this! The new 2021 GT Speed not only goes 208mph, but thanks to a host of tech introductions, also happens to be quite the track surprise. What do you think of it?!

  • Brian E. Buxton

    Brian E. Buxton

    13 dager siden

    Love it. Own a Speed Edition GT

  • dr99

    dr99

    15 dager siden

    Seriously when are you finally upgrading your cameras? the video quality is embarrassingly bad in 1080p like it’s 2012

  • Stanley Buchan

    Stanley Buchan

    19 dager siden

    Not bad for a VW!

  • reece J

    reece J

    Måned siden

    8:21 when he said “firm on the anchors” slowing down into a corner 😂😂😂

  • Hellcat Dreamin Josh

    Hellcat Dreamin Josh

    Måned siden

    Shmee150 Absolutely Incredible Video I'm glad you got drive that Absolutely Gorgeous and Incredible 2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed at Silverstone GP and I think it looks and sounds absolutely incredible

  • Ted Clayton
    Ted Clayton19 dager siden

    hello from new york city.

  • 김형우
    김형우22 dager siden

    the diligent genius car expert throughout on the planet

  • steve james
    steve james26 dager siden

    wow u notice how he hardly moves about in the seat. s550 mustang owners take note lol..those pos things u bounce all over the place

  • Darren Wall
    Darren Wall26 dager siden

    Hi shmee when are you going to do another video with supercar 👱‍♀️

  • patrick schaefer
    patrick schaefer27 dager siden

    Hey smhee I saw benthley today!,

  • reece J
    reece JMåned siden

    @Shmee150 8:21 when he said “firm on the anchors” slowing down into a corner 😂😂😂

  • blah blah
    blah blahMåned siden

    say, are his nipples pierced or?

  • Mohamad Hidayat
    Mohamad HidayatMåned siden

    Maybe good that 😎

  • njf sandiford
    njf sandifordMåned siden

    Great review but when will your voice drop, or are you always that tense?

  • Richard Powell
    Richard PowellMåned siden

    👍

  • kanenstuff
    kanenstuffMåned siden

    Love to see you on the drift track I know it's not really your sort of content but I think would be a fun video.

  • Andreas Weber
    Andreas WeberMåned siden

    And I really loath that stupid Audi ‘Ding-Dong’ every time you do something in a new Bentley. It sprinkles some kind of cheapness all over Bentley.

  • Andreas Weber
    Andreas WeberMåned siden

    Unfortunately this car will always hold its title as a footballer’s car due to it’s predecessor . Very, very good car though and for sure the better choice comparing to the Panamera or A7. Thanks to VW they share the same platform.

  • Caesarillion Aurelius
    Caesarillion AureliusMåned siden

    Wow, Shmee, you scared me a little throwing the Bentley around the way you did. Amazing! Thanks for the show, Thailand Paul

  • Hav2win
    Hav2winMåned siden

    Someone take the keys away from Shmee, he's drunk on fun. So jealous. You're living the dream my friend. Too much money and too many years left to enjoy it.

  • The Ascended Tech Ninja
    The Ascended Tech NinjaMåned siden

    9:36 Now the fun begins

  • Sophia Roma
    Sophia RomaMåned siden

    Would like to see the difference between the speed and V8.

  • David Bailey
    David BaileyMåned siden

    Think a Bentley is missing from the collection!

  • SteveRunciman
    SteveRuncimanMåned siden

    a car like that should not be driven in a place with weather so gloomy

  • Barry Boyd
    Barry BoydMåned siden

    I am not an Alcantara fan and especially not in the Bentley where it looks like cheap cloth to me. Well, it is actually a type of cloth. I would have it on my roof liner and perhaps my A and B pillars but that’s it. Even in McLaren’s, I much prefer full leather interiors which looks far more refined to me. And I definitely wouldn’t have it on my steering wheel as after a year or so it all flattens down and looks like crap. Is it a fad that will go away after a few years when people see that on used cars it looks worn and natty? I guess time will tell.

  • Scot Land
    Scot LandMåned siden

    Looks nice, very similar to the Chrysler 300S!

  • Raphael Schoof
    Raphael SchoofMåned siden

    Ow yeahhhhh 🤤🤤🤤💯💯💯

  • digggerr jones
    digggerr jonesMåned siden

    Some botched edits in this video, not typical from this channel.

  • __Last
    __LastMåned siden

    The rear end feels very Mercedes CLS and the front has a mustang structure with of course the iconic Bentley headlights

  • james martin
    james martinMåned siden

    dear Santa i want this toy

  • M equals 13
    M equals 13Måned siden

    Driving in anger? Hard to imagine Shmee getting angry about anything

  • Daniel iskandar
    Daniel iskandarMåned siden

    1:01 he said w16 gave me a heart attact

  • Frank Borer Jr
    Frank Borer JrMåned siden

    Bravo a very solid and reliable motor vehicle... Frbjr 😎🏖️🇺🇸🍀☘️🥦

  • Armando The gamer/12
    Armando The gamer/12Måned siden

    Bentley wants to do luxury and sporty style car 🤣

  • GL0WING HUMAN TRICH0ME
    GL0WING HUMAN TRICH0MEMåned siden

    Magnificent car 🤯

  • Jeff Sawyer
    Jeff SawyerMåned siden

    One Bentley, everybody knows the rules. Wait, wrong channel.

  • Gilles MARIE
    Gilles MARIEMåned siden

    For sure you had Fun ! what a car Love it love the Bentleys

  • venomousbook
    venomousbookMåned siden

    hmm... an electric Bentley? perhaps they could downgrade to a V12 with 2 electric motors, they should experiment with a hybrid setup and see what they can achieve with that then later try full EV

  • Leprechauns helper obrien
    Leprechauns helper obrienMåned siden

    Oooooooo lovely dear.....😂😂😂

  • Jared Spackman
    Jared SpackmanMåned siden

    Anyone else love the car but despise the color?

  • OFFSHOREDOUG
    OFFSHOREDOUGMåned siden

    Yes please.

  • Bojken Boku
    Bojken BokuMåned siden

    Nje

  • Afdal Asadullah
    Afdal AsadullahMåned siden

    #Shmee150Shquad

  • Aaron Ceravolo
    Aaron CeravoloMåned siden

    Continentals are highly underrated. They also hold value well

  • Wayne PT
    Wayne PTMåned siden

    As beautiful as all supercars are, I will never understand the excitement around speed in a world full of speed bumps and cameras 🤔

  • Patrizio Bucher
    Patrizio BucherMåned siden

    Certainly very expensive, but, personally, ugly (no appealing design) and what about reliability and pleasure of drive???!

  • peter-paul kutschlojenga
    peter-paul kutschlojengaMåned siden

    I haven't seen the video yet, but I got to say, Bentley is so much better than Rolls Royce, it looks much more elegant. Rolls Royces, especially the white ones look pretty plastic and kind of fridge like.

  • Justincase008
    Justincase008Måned siden

    I love the James Bond screen on the dash!

  • PyroMotteFullHD
    PyroMotteFullHDMåned siden

    The design.... so fast, so awesome... so luxury!

  • Carl Lamb
    Carl LambMåned siden

    Great video Tim Love that car and definitely in that colour fingers crossed ever win the national lottery this week I will definitely be buying that car in that colour 👍👍👍👍🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞

  • Branz Xbranz
    Branz XbranzMåned siden

    Shmeee!!! You need one for the shmee mobile collection 100%

  • Kevin Blake
    Kevin BlakeMåned siden

    HI! I got more money than brains - watch this!!!

  • TKO Sound
    TKO SoundMåned siden

    any chance of lowering the volumre ? Love the channel

  • Armani
    ArmaniMåned siden

    Shmee! My wife loves your “ LISS”.

  • Connor Rektz
    Connor RektzMåned siden

    Will sound great with after market exhaust

  • Megumi T
    Megumi TMåned siden

    Elegant but very fast. That’s absolutely wonderful!

  • Reece W Crawford
    Reece W CrawfordMåned siden

    Looks like a ton of bricks lol

  • Jorge Jefferson
    Jorge JeffersonMåned siden

    The visual upgrades are what does it for me. The little black accents around the head lights really make them look 30 times better and give them some context within the nose of the car. The cutout along the rocker panels with the stripe looks sporty and not out of place. Really like this car.

  • Edson Pereira
    Edson PereiraMåned siden

    that golden bentley is a must

  • Morgan Orlando
    Morgan OrlandoMåned siden

    Tim’s laugh 🤣😂

  • A.J. W.
    A.J. W.Måned siden

    Definitely a fan of the styling! Hope to see one here in person soon.

  • Kishan Shailendra Harry
    Kishan Shailendra HarryMåned siden

    That's Porsche DNA for you

  • Juan Ramirez
    Juan RamirezMåned siden

    I want it

  • MAGGOT VOMIT
    MAGGOT VOMITMåned siden

    Wow Tim, the combined Top Speed of the Shmuseum is approaching "Light Speed"!! 😅😅😅

  • intraview
    intraviewMåned siden

    Tim please give yourself a couple of days off (We don't want you to burn out!) Your capacity to memorize facts and talk to camera with no cut is amazing.

  • Alen Green
    Alen GreenMåned siden

    650 PS from a huge 6 L W12 TT Motor ? I´m not impressed, the smaller BMW M Comp. 4.4 L V8 TT Motor makes the same or more PS on the Dyno.

  • Sam Lai
    Sam LaiMåned siden

    Anyone else’s brain automatically read the title using Doug’s narrative style?

  • Vai Rostampour
    Vai RostampourMåned siden

    Does this have the PDK gearbox in partnership with Porsche?

  • Argothylos
    ArgothylosMåned siden

    Love the content Shmee, but who is the Bentley for? It is very rare to see one with the younger generation of car people.

  • Christian Bliss
    Christian BlissMåned siden

    A black on black interior is a bit of a wasted opportunity in a Bentley - it really should have some lovely lacquered wood from Hawaii or somewhere and exotically-hued leather. What a machine though!

  • Andrew West
    Andrew WestMåned siden

    The Ford Mustang GT500 is considered a track car, the Bentley out performs the Mustang, then how is not the Bentley a track car?

  • David Meskoski
    David MeskoskiMåned siden

    Sorry Tim but the exhaust system is pronounced akra-povik not a-crap-ovic I've heard you say it like that too many times so I had to correct you ;)

  • Chris H.
    Chris H.Måned siden

    what a tosser .......brrrrrrrr

  • alex luke
    alex lukeMåned siden

    We want Conti GT Supersports

  • Paul Simmerle
    Paul SimmerleMåned siden

    Shmee is drifting!

  • G G
    G GMåned siden

    Honestly nobody really cares that she can do 208mph. I’m sur that no buyer is getting a Bentley for its performances. Soon will need a truck driving licence to drive it, so heavy 😂 Most important is that’s a luxury GT

  • StepBro
    StepBroMåned siden

    I don't think this generation of Bentley will age well! The smaller lights look like a regulation complying afterthought! I think they should just combine them into the one lens or have them joined in a sideways figure 8 design.

  • Lukas Barnes
    Lukas BarnesMåned siden

    Just not a fan of all the continental rear seats, really should’ve been a 2 seater.

  • Peter Best
    Peter BestMåned siden

    Already seen someone else review this a day earlier

  • Ganapathy subramanian
    Ganapathy subramanianMåned siden

    Pastor maldonado

  • piet de beer
    piet de beerMåned siden

    The audio quality of your voice was amazing. How did you manage to get such a clean recording in such a noisy environment?

  • richard allsop
    richard allsopMåned siden

    Hello 'Shmee', I have watched a reveiw of the new Bentley GT Speed at Silverstone by another UK car 'vlog' presentor, you always have far more interesting content. Please keep doing the same. Regards, RichardA.

  • Godly Object
    Godly ObjectMåned siden

    I'm still wildly impressed by the new continental design. I didn't care for the old one but, this new (ish) car is just fantastic.

  • Timothy Devaprasad
    Timothy DevaprasadMåned siden

    Will they make a V8 Speed?

  • Haja
    HajaMåned siden

    should have at least another 50 HP more, which the engine can do easily. The DBS also has 85 HP more than the DB11 AMR

  • Phillip Collins
    Phillip CollinsMåned siden

    Can you get Ferrari to allow you an 812 competizione? You’ve been craving an 812 for ages now

  • Ms BettySassyWhite
    Ms BettySassyWhiteMåned siden

    Pretty boring design IMO. Looks like a 2010 Continental.

  • Jake Payne
    Jake PayneMåned siden

    7:59 Chris Harris must have done the morning test

  • Dark Project
    Dark ProjectMåned siden

    Those slides were awesome

  • ferw swer
    ferw swerMåned siden

    We will miss NA V12 6600 sound

  • Nuno Sousa
    Nuno SousaMåned siden

    Top

  • Steven Farrington
    Steven FarringtonMåned siden

    I'd take that burnt orange convertible all day...

  • Elli P
    Elli PMåned siden

    Left-hand drive? 🧐 W.O. raises disapproving eyebrow...

  • Adam
    AdamMåned siden

    I say get rid of the mercs as a daily... Get one of these around London. Plush and power when you need it.

  • tntrafael
    tntrafaelMåned siden

    There's a lot of physical buttons, not that touchscreen bullshit, i like it!

  • Ritwiz Rai
    Ritwiz RaiMåned siden

    Never noticed it but we have two CGTs in the car industry now.

  • Diego Romero
    Diego RomeroMåned siden

    Bentley can offer such beautiful interiors, and I find this one to be quite dull. Maybe it's me that I fancy wood, brown leather and chrome details (the holy trinity I'd spec to a Bentley of mine). Though, I understand the racing aura of this unit.

  • Swapnil Shukla
    Swapnil ShuklaMåned siden

    Shmee you should buy a luxury car we would love to see the spec you choose for the car

  • Michael Gakanga
    Michael GakangaMåned siden

    And Shmee gets a Continental. Tbh it's a car type that suits you. Especially for your Autobahn trips and long days on the road

  • aalebady

    aalebady

    Måned siden

    Is that gold bentlys are my 2 farorte car after Bugatti divo

  • DAN ZABORSKI
    DAN ZABORSKIMåned siden

    You and Remove before Race has dropped the same video in the same day wow! Is there a competition?🍾🍾🍾🍾

  • Look Outside
    Look OutsideMåned siden

    looks like a Hyundai mixed with a Charger. meh

  • Eotarc
    EotarcMåned siden

    Add one to the collection.

  • rustler08
    rustler08Måned siden

    440mm brakes. Holy.

  • Pro Rider
    Pro RiderMåned siden

    No shmee video without weather mentioned 😂

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