Don't let its luxurious ride and pristine appearance fool you: the Bentley Continental isn't just an object of status; it's a pretty serious GT. In their latest piece, Bentley shares the "Evolution of an Icon," exploring the development of the Bentley Continental R-Type, which in 1952 was the fastest of its day. Although it could only reach 120mph, it fulfilled its name, able to cross continents with power and finesse. While today its badge is known for its prestigious occupants, one should never underestimate the power - and history - under its hood. Check out the new video below.