The Bentley Flying Spur – hailed as “the best luxury sedan in the world” – is now available in the Middle East with Bentley’s renowned and highly successful V8 powertrain.
The Flying Spur V8, now available as an alternative to the iconic W12 model, offers a more driver-centric experience via increased agility and a more characterful engine note, whilst benefiting from an increased range between fuel stops and a reduction in CO2 emissions.
At the heart of the vehicle is Bentley’s 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 engine, which produces a peak power of 542bhp and uses twin-scroll turbos to reach its maximum torque of 770Nm at just under 2000 rpm.
To maximize fuel economy, the V8 can shut down four of its eight cylinders under light-load conditions.
The Flying Spur V8 is 100 kg lighter than the W12 version, making the vehicle feel more agile and responsive with a distinctive personality of its own. The new model includes the latest powertrain and chassis advancements; Adaptive Air Suspension, Torque Vectoring by Brake, Drive Dynamics Control, and Electric Steering, all of which are standard features. Furthermore, customers can add Bentley’s pioneering 48V electric active anti-roll technology (Bentley Dynamic Ride), and Electronic All-Wheel Steering for even greater agility.
The Flying Spur V8 also incorporates a class-leading portfolio of intelligent and intuitive equipment tailored to the driver and passengers, including a new Touch Screen Remote in the rear.
The Colour Specification option also adds 10 further hide colors and two duo-tone interior configurations. Bentley’s ‘Wing’ theme features across the lower console and fascia, with Crown Cut Walnut as standard, and a choice of a further seven veneers, plus a High Gloss Carbon Fibre finish.
The Flying Spur V8 offers seven Bentley paint colors to choose from as standard, along with an additional extended paint range of over 60 colors. , including Mulliner and personal commission.
The new Flying Spur, available in both four-seat or five-seat configurations, incorporates a class-leading portfolio of intelligent and intuitive equipment and technology tailored to the driver and passengers. The industry-first Bentley Rotating Display is also available on the new Flying Spur V8, including Apple CarPlay, photorealistic landscapes through satellite maps, and advance warning of changing road or traffic conditions via the local hazard information service.