But the £215,000 N24 special is not for us.

An all-new Bentley Continental GT is right around the corner, but Crewe is still working on new versions of its existing luxo-supercar. Starting off as a Supersports range topper, the new '24' special edition adopts a striking Monaco Yellow and Black Crystal colour combo derived from the company’s track-only Continental GT3. The latter is set to participate this weekend in the ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24-Hour race where the Bentley Team ABT will field three cars at the starting grid.

Created just for the European market (i.e. not we Brits), the Continental 24 can be optionally had with a slightly more discreet St James’ Red over Black Crystal finish as well, as with a simpler single-tone paint scheme. The high-powered coupes will all ride on 21-inch alloy wheels adorned with yellow or red accents, depending on the body’s hue. Rounding off the changes on the outside are carbon fibre door mirror caps, black body accents, and brake calipers continuing the same dark theme.

Inside, Bentley lavishes it with more carbon fibre, including for the door panels and the individually numbered treadplates confirming it’s not just a regular Supersports. The seats are wrapped in Alcantara with diamond quilting and 'Continental 24' stitching for the headrests.

Underneath the eye-catching livery is the same Supersports, which means a W12 6.0-liter engine biturbo engine developing a mountain-moving 700 horsepower and 750 pound-feet of torque. It needs just three and a half seconds to hit 62 mph and will max out at an impressive 209 mph. Not too shabby for a car that weighs a whopping 2,750 kilograms, right?

Bentley says production of the Continental 24 will appropriately be capped at 24 cars, each available for a cool €250,000.

Source: Bentley

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