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Read about Bentley Continental Flying Spur review. Bentley Continental Flying Spur caters to the top-end saloon market in India.

Bentley Continental Flying Spur

Bentley Continental Flying Spur
Bentley Continental Flying Spur is another car in the stable of Bentley, the British makers of luxury cars. It is a high performance coupe with an amalgam of exquisite design, peerless craftsmanship, and unforgettable driving dynamics. The Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed is a four-door version of the Bentley Continental GT Speed. Its front end has sculpted nose, with heavy wire-mesh look radiator grille and xenon headlights. Passengers get supreme comfort in this ultra-luxury sedan.

Design and Interior
The car has impeccable interior showcasing impeccable craftsmanship. Traditional features like the bulls-eye air vents and the organ stop controls are exquisitely framed by brilliant wood veneers on the fascia, upper door trim, and the front and rear consoles. Premium grade leather hide is employed in used for all soft surfaces. The car has a self-adjusting air suspension system with thicker front and rear stabilizer bars. The cabin is loaded with latest technology.

The car’s radar-based Adaptive Cruise Control has been refurbished with follow-to-stop precision and five time-gap settings. It has leather-wrapped steering wheel and custom-made audio unit. The features include a bright chromed grille, piano black and dark stained Burr Walnut veneers, diamond-quilted leather to seat facings and doors, headrests with embroidered Bentley emblem and more.

Price
Ex-showroom price of the car in India is Rs 2.5 crores.

Engine
The car is powered by 6-litre, 12-cylinder, twin-turbocharged engine. The 12 cylinder engine is configured in four banks of 3 cylinders in a W formation, which result is a shorter and much more compact unit.

Safety
Bentley Continental Flying Spur is equipped with a range of safety features such as six airbags, seatbelt pre-tensioners and retraction systems for all seats, front passenger seat occupant detection system, self-adjusting air springs and electronic dampers, and largest front brakes to be found on any passenger car in the world.

ENGINE
Engine Capacity 5998cc
Bore / Stroke 84mm / 90.2mm
Max. Power 552bhp / 560PS / 411kW* @ 6100rpm
Max.Torque 650Nm, 479 lb-ft @ 1600rpm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Emission Level EU 4 / LEV 2
Fuel 98 (95) RON
DRIVELINE AND TRANSMISSION
Continuous all-wheel drive
6-speed automatic transmission
CHASSIS
Continuous, electronic variable damping control and self-levelling, air suspension with manual driver adjustment facility for ride height and damper settings
PERFORMANCE
Max. Speed 195mph / 312km/h
Acceleration 0 - 60mph 4.9 seconds
Acceleration 0 - 100km/h 5.2 seconds
* Power ratings are based on 98 RON fuel
FUEL CONSUMPTION
EU DRIVE CYCLE
Urban 10.7mpg 26.4 litres/100km
Extra-Urban 22.2mpg 12.7 litres/100km
Combined 16.0mpg 17.7 litres/100km
WEIGHTS AND VOLUMES
Kerbweight 2475kg 5456 Ib
Gross Vehicle Weight 2940kg 6482 Ib
Boot Volume 475L 0.47m³ (16.7 cu. ft)
Fuel tank capacity 90L 19.8 Gallons / 23.8 US Gallons
DIMENSIONS
Overall Length 5307mm 208.94 in
Width across body 1916mm 75.43 in
Width across mirrors 2118mm 83.39 in
Height 1479mm 58.23 in
Wheel Base 3065mm 120.67 in
Turning Circle (kerb to kerb) 11800mm 464.57 in
Front Leg-room 1054mm 41.50 in
Rear Leg-room 980mm 38.58 in