Imperium Automotive unveils the Exclusive Audentia GTC Convertible

Imperium Audentia GTC

Bespoke drop-top luxury.

In 2011, Bentley introduced the all-new, second-generation Continental model that offered even better performance, luxury, and efficiency than ever before. With the new convertible model becoming available in markets across the globe, Imperium Automotive is offering a new limited edition package for the new Continental GTC.

The new Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible is an ultra-exclusive upgrade program that transforms the exterior design of the Continental GTC. Every component was developed by British designers using modern manufacturing techniques and testing to ensure the utmost in precision, quality, and fitment. The hand-built Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible features prepreg autoclave carbon fiber bodywork to keep weight at a minimum so that the overall driving performance is not affected in a negative manner.

The face of the Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible has changed compared to the standard model, but still features a distinct Bentley design. The front bumper was aerodynamically redesigned for efficiency and style with larger air intakes and downforce-inducing components along with a bespoke grille. A new set of side skirts help to visually lower the ride height of the convertible and help slice through air at higher speeds. The upgraded rear of the Audentia GTC Convertible is more muscular than ever before. The bumper has been redesigned and utilizes a diffuser and bootlid spoiler to generate downforce while two sport exhaust tips let out a thunderous roar.

Imperium Automotive also offers a number of performance options as part of the Audentia GTC Convertible. Each exhaust system is handmade and custom-tailored to produce the exact sound and noise level as specified by the client. The two new engines that Bentley uses to power the Continental GTC can be upgraded by the bespoke manufacturing company with ECU tuning. In terms of overall driving performance, the Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible can be modified with a number of performance braking systems and sport suspension upgrades.

Matching the exclusive design and character of the exterior bodywork is the interior in the Audentia GTC Convertible. Here, customers can create an individual atmosphere using a virtually limitless range of colors, materials, and stitching. Soft leather, ultra suede, beautiful carbon fiber and fine wood can be used throughout the interior and are installed by expert craftsmen. Imperium Automotive also offers a number of unique accessories for customers to improve the overall driving experience. New ergonomically-designed steering wheels with ultra suede or leather grips and carbon fiber, wood, or piano black finishes are available along with aluminum foot pedals. Beautiful illuminated door sills, LED ambient lighting, and custom-designed floor mats can also be installed to create a unique and luxurious atmosphere.

The Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible is an exclusive limited-edition upgrade program that can only be ordered directly through the UK based manufacturer. The Audentia GTC Convertible program is available for the newest-generation Bentley Continental GTC models for customers worldwide. For more information on the newest Audentia GTC Convertible and other Imperium Automotive products, visit www.imperiumautomotive.com.

Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible Specifications

Engine:
-ECU tune (for both W-12 and V-8 engines)
-Handcrafted, lightweight exhaust system designed to meet customer sound requirements

Brakes and Suspension:
-Optional performance braking systems for greater stopping power
-Optional sport suspension systems for improved handling performance

Exterior:
-Front bumper with upgraded aerodynamics and larger air intakes
-Bespoke front grille
-Side skirts
-Rear bumper with integrated diffuser
-Rear bootlid spoiler
-Redesigned exhaust outlets

Interior:
-Soft leather, ultra suede, fine wood and carbon fiber trim and upholstery options
-Ergonomically-designed steering wheels with carbon fiber, piano black, or wood trim and leather or ultra suede handles
-Illuminated door sills
-Aluminum foot pedals
-Ambient LED lighting
-Bespoke floor mats

Imperium Audentia GTC Convertible Gallery

[Source: Imperium Automotive]

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Ryan Konko, Senior Motoring Editor

Since his first drive in a Porsche 911, Ryan has been infatuated with high-end automobiles. Dating back to his high-school days, Ryan has had a knack for writing about his adventures with cars, his first being a 1994 Chrysler Concorde (what an experience). Ryan is your satirical guide to the affluent caviar-fueled automotive world. He also likes to stand in front of moving objects while playing lacrosse and floor hockey.