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MAY 15th 2018
Erin Baker

Erin Baker

First Drive: 2018 Bentley Continental GT

What is a grand tourer these days? Does anyone still drive across Europe, stopping for Kaffee und Kuchen in Vienna and a candle-lit dinner in Venice? The lucky few, perhaps, but the GT badge has come to represent the ideal compromise between space/comfort and speed/performance. In this era of the great staycation, of leisure and downtime, the GT has become the saviour of the sportscar; a way to feel the speed without worrying about fishtailing your way down a wet road with raring rear-wheel drive poking out of corners.

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Erin Baker

A former Motoring Editor at the Telegraph, Erin Baker combines a bike licence and race licence with a love of high-speed cars and penchant for embarrassingly low-speed crashes. Now she has two sons, she’s largely put her leathers to one side, preferring the cut and thrust of automotive industry debates and wondering which cars have Isofix…

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