Post the discontinuation of the mighty Mulsanne, the Bentley Flying Spur has now become the most expensive and flagship sedan from the British luxury automaker. The Bentley Flying Spur has the word ‘elegant’ written all over it, and is one highly understated offering in the premium end of the auto-market across the globe.
Following are the top highlights of the Bentley Flying Spur which make it such a special car to cherish:
Authoritative road presence
The overall dimensions and elegant styling of the Bentley Flying Spur gives it a striking road presence, which is the most sought after trait of an ultra-luxury sedan. Featuring superformed aluminium in its design lines, the Bentley Flying Spur looks rich with the presence of gleaming vertical vane grille, LED Matrix headlamps and rounded tail lamps. All these design bits feature crystal cut design. Another trait which is worth catching you attention is the striking ‘Flying B’ mascot mounted on the front bonnet, which glows up whenever the headlamps are turned on.
Jaw dropping interior
In a true ultra-luxury sedan fashion, the Bentley Flying Spur has an interior which is executed in top-notch leather and wooden touches, the former of which is handcrafted to offer that fine and classy look in the cabin. Everything in the cabin, including the wide center console, flowing panels across the dashboard and door panels are made up of top-class materials, such as diamond knurled finish for the analog gauges and clocks and AC vents.
The Bentley Flying Spur comes with huge and powerful engines under its hood, which offer a refined driving experience like no other. The flagship sedan from Bentley is available with a choice of three different powertrain options. First is a 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 petrol engine, which is capable of hitting a top speed of 318 kmph, which is followed by the range topping 6.0-liter W12 engine which can go up to the speed mark of 333 kmph. There is also a hybrid powertrain on offer, which is combination of a 2.9-liter V6 petrol engine coupled to an electric motor.
Up-to-date with modern technologies
The premium understated looking cabin of the Bentley Flying Spur becomes even more desirable with the presence of modern day technologies and features on board. The cabin gets a wide and super clear 12.3-inch full HD touchscreen infotainment system with split-screen display. The cabin is also provided with features like touchscreen remote for controlling a host of features of the cabin, such as adjusting climate control, ventilation and heating of seats, opening and closing of sunroof and ambient lighting. Other prominent features of the cabin are dual 10.1-inch touchscreens for rear seat entertainment and wireless charging for smartphones.
Bentley rotating display
This is perhaps the most thoughtful and interesting feature of the cabin of the Bentley Flying Spur. The wide 12.3-inch infotainment system in the center console is placed in a rotating display within a nice looking veneered fascia. This fascia rotates whenever you start the car, which first displays the main screen for media and navigation displays. This screen can further be rotated electrically, which then shows three different classy analog dials with nicely finished chrome bezels. The choice of the display of any of these modes totally depends on the user of the car.
Modern connectivity features
Apart from wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto as well as inbuilt maps with satellite navigation, the Bentley Flying Spur also comes with real-time traffic information and swarm technology for optimal driving experience. The users of the Flying Spur also have direct access to details like engine and vehicle diagnostics, driving range and other crucial data from the My Bentley smartphone application.
Perfect grand tourer which can serve as urban hauler too
The large dimensions of the Bentley Flying Spur might make it look intimidating to drive. However, things are made easier in the Flying Spur with features like city assist, top-view camera, traffic sign recognition hands-free boot opening. All these features make the Flying Spur an easy car to live with in urban traffic conditions. The car also is a perfect choice for grand touring on long stretches of roads, with features like night vision, adaptive cruise control, Bentley Safeguard plus for autonomous driving features and head-up display.
Host of customization options to choose from
Like every other traditional and modern day Bentley offering, the Flying Spur too can be had in your own choice of customization combination. One can select from the seven different standard exterior paint schemes with two optional styling kits of ‘Blackline’ and ‘Carbon Fiber’. On the inside too, the cabin is customizable with bits like choice of wood touches, ten single veneers, six dual veneers, chrome pinstriping and fifteen different hid color options. The cabin can be made even more special with traditional highlights like handstitched leather, quilted finish for upholstery, diamond knurling on rotary switches and stalks and premium sound system.
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