Bentley Showcases Monster by Mulliner at CES 2016, the Car Has 16 Speakers

Bentley has showcased a one-off Continental GT V8 S at the CES 2016 event.
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The car is dubbed Monster by Mulliner and is made in partnership with the audio specialists at Monster. As a result, the car has a 3,400 Watt sound system with 16 speakers. Those speakers aren’t placed in the car just to add up numbers, as the system has been calibrated by none other than Noel Lee, Monster founder and famous entrepreneur.

In case you’re not familiar with Mr. Noel Lee, we’ll give you a quick briefing. Noel Lee is considered the father of the current audio cable market for developing the industry’s first high-quality audio cables meant for the discerning consumer.

He started his work in the late 1970s and first showcased his products at a fair in 1979, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago. Yes, that’s the same as the current CES, but held in a different city. Mr. Lee is also known for his work with the famous rapper Dr. Dre on the Beats brand of headphones.

Bentley didn’t just let the people at Monster install a custom audio system and called it quits. The British brand took this one-off car to its Mulliner division. The bespoke workshop made this Continental GT V8 S truly unique. The car has an Onyx Black exterior with red “Hotspur” accents. The hood has vents, the entire body features several tweaks and ornaments and the alloy wheels follow the two-tone color pattern of the body.

On the inside, the specialists at Mulliner fitted Beluga and Hotspur leather upholstery. The fascia panel on the dash was laser-etched using a specialized machine and has a pattern that was inspired by the logo of the Monster company.

The car also features the motto of Monster on the interior sill plates, special embroidery on the headrests and a dedicated compartment for a set of Monster headphones. Mind you, the headphones mentioned are Monster’s 24K gold wireless ones.

This one-off variant of the Bentley Continental GT V8 S has not been modified on a mechanical level. Therefore, the bi-turbo 4.0-liter V8 unit under the hood still provides 521 HP and 502 lb-ft. The engine delivers its resources to all four wheels with the help of an eight-speed automatic transmission.
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