The Bentley Flying Spur V8 combines an upright grille, large jewel LED headlamps, sharp fender wing vents, a wide body and the Flying Spur's familiar contemporary lines to present a muscular yet elegant exterior design, now further refined with a choice of striking new alloy wheels.
Inside, Bentley's famous craftsmanship is evident throughout, while touchscreen access to the latest in-car technology is provided for both driver and passengers. But it is what's under the bonnet that really sets the heart racing. A powerful 4.0 litre V8 twin-turbocharged engine produces 507PS of power and 660Nm of torque, coupled with a smooth 8-speed quick-shift transmission. It responds to the flick of a finger thanks to the new gear shift paddles on the sports steering wheel. Add Bentley's renowned all-wheel drive and the Flying Spur V8 delivers exhilarating performance alongside exquisite sophistication.
The Bentley Flying Spur V8 offers a leaner, yet still luxurious alternative to its more powerful W12 sibling. For those with a love of the famous V8 exhaust note, the world's most exhilarating luxury sedan has finally arrived.
With its sharply defined body shape, the Flying Spur V8 is a commanding presence on the road. The Bentley marque's characteristic curves meet crisp, clean edges in a remarkably sleek silhouette.
Elegant it certainly is. Yet the power line running down the side of the body, the strong rear haunch and the wraparound tail lamps betray the reserves of power concealed beneath the car's sculpted bonnet.
The Flying Spur V8: a powerful design statement and an extraordinary luxury sedan.
Spend time in the Flying Spur and you might not want to get out.
The interior represents a unique marriage of traditional craftsmanship and advanced technology. You can see it in the mirror-matched veneer waistrails and dashboard, the matching veneered glasses case in the console and the picnic tables behind the front seats. It can take some time to appreciate everything inside the Flying Spur. It could even be worth making those first few trips a touch longer.
The Flying Spur V8 Mulliner continues the proud tradition of handcrafted excellence, passed down over generations of master coachbuilders. Over 100 specialists ply their trade at Mulliner, with craftsmen working alongside specialists in advanced electronics.
The V8 Mulliner model takes the Flying Spur V8's specification to new heights of Bentley luxury. The huge range of exterior colours now includes three striking new metallic hues, while the broad choice of interior hides now incorporates Shortbread and Camel options for the main hides. All the while, Mulliner brings additional options for both exterior and interior, such as 20" 5-spoke alloy wheels, diamond-quilted seats and door panels with perforated hide, a knurled sports gear lever and drilled alloy sports pedals – every detail crafted to emphasise this remarkable car's personality.
The Flying Spur V8 Mulliner is the ultimate luxury V8.
The Flying Spur V8 immerses its occupants in absolute luxury. It is also built to deliver great power when needed.
The latest 4.0 litre V8 option offers exhilaration of a different sort, with a maximum speed of 183 mph and the promise of unrestrained driving excitement that can only come from the rich roar of a V8 engine in full flight.
The 8-speed transmission ensures the car is always in the optimum gear, so it is responsive at low speeds and incredibly smooth, even through multiple gear changes. The engine management system gives the driver total control of the effortless power that is always available, while also delivering a better range.
The engine management system gives the driver total control of the effortless power that is always available, while also delivering a better range.
Featuring all-wheel drive with 40:60 front to rear torque split, the Flying Spur V8 has an impressive maximum torque of 660 Nm from 1,750 rpm.
With ride comfort of vital importance, the independent computer-controlled air suspension of the Flying Spur V8 maximises impact absorption and isolation.
The Bentley Flying Spur V8 offers a leaner, yet still luxurious alternative to its more powerful W12 sibling, with a top speed of 183 m/ph (295 km/h) and lower emissions of 254 g/km.
This impressive performance comes with a fuel range of 520 miles (840 km), thanks to the highly efficient engine that includes cylinder deactivation, intelligent thermal management and electrical recuperation.
For those with a love of the famous V8 exhaust note, the world's most exhilarating luxury sedan has finally arrived.
To complement its modern interior, the Flying Spur V8 has advanced touch screen technology in front, designed specifically for Bentley. Both driver and front seat passenger can directly operate the audio, telephone, navigation system and ride and comfort settings. Unique to the Flying Spur, rear passengers can switch between front Infotainment and control volume via the Touch Screen Remote in the rear compartment.
The Multimedia Specification provides an integrated entertainment system in the rear of the Flying Spur. This includes two 10" LCD screens, and two DVD players conveniently mounted on the rear of the front seats. The media input includes two SD card slots, two USB inputs, and two HDMI cable inputs. This allows a multitude of media to be listened to or watched via the rear screens. This experience is also enhanced with WiFi hotspot.
In the Flying Spur V8 the control has been placed firmly in the rear passengers hands, via an integrated Touch Screen Remote (TSR). The TSR is located in the centre of the rear console and can be removed from its docking station so rear occupants can reach it more easily. The TSR controls the rear window blind and rear climate conditions as well as the seat heating and ventilation (where fitted). The TSR also allows volume adjustment of the front infotainment system plus switching between radio, media, and map modes. The speed, current time and vehicle trip information is also displayed on the TSR.
Music lovers will opt for the flagship Naim for Bentley Premium audio system, arguably the finest in-car entertainment available. Incorporating 11 custom built Balanced Mode Radiator Speakers. This exclusive Naim™ system sets new standards in audio enjoyment creating total surround quality sound reproduction for every occupant.
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