Just unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the new Flying Spur has more power than any Bentley four-door in history. It is powered by the carmaker’s renowned 6.0-litre, twin turbo W12 engine, coupled to a ZF eight-speed transmission, and will produce 616 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque.
It’s look is classic Bentley, with contemporary details like LED daytime running lights, sharp feature lines and muscular rear haunches.
The interior features modern amenities like touch-screen infotainment system, mobile connectivity including Wi-Fi, a rear-seat entertainment suite and a new bespoke hand-held Touch Screen Remote which allows rear-cabin occupants to control an extensive range of features from the comfort of their seat. An eight-channel, eight-speaker audio system with Balanced Mode Radiators provide high quality sound clarity, with the 1100W Naim® for Bentley premium system available as an option.
In 2012, Bentley sold 2,315 vehicles in the United States, a 23 percent increase over the previous year, making the U.S. Bentley’s number one market worldwide. The new Flying Spur starts at $200,500, and joins the enhanced Mulsanne, and all-new Continental GT Speed Convertible in the 2013 lineup.
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