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Video: McLaren GT vs Bentley Continental GT

Can McLaren's new GT dethrone the Bentley Continental? Rory Reid finds out.

Two grand tourers, two iconic brands.
In our latest drag race, Rory Reid pits the king of all GT cars, the Bentley Continental, against the plucky newcomer that is the McLaren GT. Did he get the result you were expecting? Fancy a daydream about being behind the wheel of a GT? Here’s what we had to say on the contenders:
McLaren GT
A true status symbol offering a combination of stunning design and exhilarating performance. The McLaren GT blends the smooth cruising of a GT with the rapid acceleration and precise steering of a supercar.
If you want to imagine yourself behind the wheel of this beast, here’s the numbers you’ll need: 0-60 in 3.1 seconds, twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine, 620 horsepower, 630Nm torque. Now close your eyes, and smell the soft-grain leather… Read our full review of the McLaren GT.
Bentley Continental GT
Looking to settle back in extravagance? The Bentley Continental offers both a comfortable, sumptuous interior and effortless power – you get to choose whether that’s the 550-horsepower V8 engine or the 635-horsepower W12.
If you’re struggling to choose between the full wind-in-the-hair experience of a roadster or the limo-like opulence of grand tourer, then struggle no more. The Bentley Continental GT offers both, and it’s available now. Check out the full review.
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