According to Bentley, the new Flying Spur brings a level of choice that is nearly non-existent among most automotive manufacturers and allows owners of this incredible vehicle the opportunity to truly make it their own.
Bentley remained tight-lipped about many of the new Spur’s features before the vehicle’s launch, but that suspense was worth the wait as the company has excited Bentley enthusiasts all over the world from the auto show in Geneva, Switzerland.
The 2014 Flying Spur offers Bentley’s 6.0 liter W-12 providing 616 horsepower with a maximum torque output of 800 Nm. This impressive power accelerates the new Flying Spur from 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds, with a top speed of 200 mph.
Bentley was extremely careful to avoid revealing too much of the car’s exterior prior to the big event, but even their preview video revealed some beautiful changes. By removing the Continental from the Spur’s name, Bentley could be attempting to distinguish the line more.
The most unexpected exterior difference is undoubtedly the car’s horizontal taillights, which is a striking facelift not seen on a Bentley offering in over a decade. A squared-off front end gives the sedan a more powerful stance than the sleek Continental GT and is appropriate for a four-door Bentley offering. The hood has been reshaped and new front and rear fascias were added. Newly redesigned side mirrors, “shoulders” over the rear wheels and a revised door design give the new Flying Spur a fresh, modern look while retaining the classic, beautiful style of the brand.
The interior remains an amazing testament to the attention and experience of Bentley’s fine craftsmen. Magnificent, highest quality leather hides are selected and hand stitched to create a supple interior that truly must be seen for yourself to be truly appreciated. Approximately ten square meters of hand polished and fitted wood trim encircles occupants in unmatched luxury, while a new twin-sealing system and additional door insulation eliminate unwanted road noise at even the highest speeds.