This chessboard has been constructed from solid cherry wood and overlain with Bird’s Eye Maple, Madrona and Burr Walnut veneers. As well as using materials suitable for use in the luxury car interiors, the same traditional bookmatching technique is also employed resulting in each square being mirrored exactly on the opposite quarter of the board, an attention to detail that sets Bentley apart.
Continental GT, $212,800, up from $201,500 in 2011. Power from its 6.0-litre W12 engine is boosted to 567bhp with torque increased to a massive 516ftlb/ft enabling a 0-62mph sprint time of 4.5 seconds on the way to a top speed of 195mph. The motor is also FlexFuel enabled allowing it to use petrol or bioethanol E85 fuels.