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1985 Bentley Mulsanne vs. 2009 Bentley Continental GTC

To start off, 2009 Bentley Continental GTC is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Bentley Mulsanne. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Bentley Mulsanne would be higher. At 6,750 cc (8 cylinders), 1985 Bentley Mulsanne is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Bentley Continental GTC weights approximately 335 kg more than 1985 Bentley Mulsanne.

Because 2009 Bentley Continental GTC is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1985 Bentley Mulsanne. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Bentley Continental GTC will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Bentley Mulsanne 2009 Bentley Continental GTC
Make Bentley Bentley
Model Mulsanne Continental GTC
Year Released 1985 2009
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6750 cc 5997 cc
Engine Type V W
Horse Power 0 HP 592 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2250 kg 2585 kg
Vehicle Length 5280 mm 5400 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 3070 mm 3120 mm


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