2015 Bentley Flying Spur Sedan symbolizes status, wealth and of course, profound elegance. The vehicle is giving competition to the likes of Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG.
Exterior / Interior
It is a 4-door sedan. It has the wheelbase of 120.7 inches and measures 208.6 in. (l) / 77.8 in. (w) / 58.6 in. (h). The Flying Spur has a well-tailored look from front to back with red-backed badging. Worth noticing are the fenders that are more flared and the roof pillars have been given more angular styling. The tail lamps have squared off designing this time. The oval headlamps do not have any surround while the grill with black finish is more accentuated. The W12 version is slightly different with black-backed badging, chrome-finish grille and exhaust finishers in oval.
The interior is tasteful, rich and very esthetically done. It has the capacity of holding 4-5 passengers. For the rear passengers, a single-piece bench is available. Touchscreen infotainment system and integrated Wi-Fi are attractions.10-way power and multi-level heated driver and passenger seats, tachometer, clock and compass, USB connection, memory card slot and AM/FM stereo are other features.
Engine and Mileage of 2015 Bentley Flying Spur Sedan
The sedan has the choice of two powertrains. The base model is equipped with 4.0 liter twin-turbo charged V-8 engine. It has cylinder deactivation. It gives power of 500 hp @6000 rpm and raises torque of 488 lb-ft @1700 rpm. Acceleration from 0-60 mph is 4.9 seconds. Top speed is 183 mph. The W12 model comes with a more powerful drivetrain. It is 6.0 liter W12 with 616 hp output and torque of 590 lb-ft. It can achieve acceleration of 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds while top speed of 200 mph is offered. 8-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode and all-wheel drive are other features under the hood of both models.
Though the V-8 model is less powerful than the W12, it is more fuel-efficient and a greener car. It gives a mileage of 14/24/17 (city/highway/combined) mpg. Mileage offered by W12 is 12/20/15 (city/highway/combined) mpg.
Price and Release Date of 2015 Bentley Flying Spur Sedan
The cost of V8 model is $195,100 while the W12 is worth $215,800. The official date of its release has not been notified yet but it is speculated to arrive anytime in 2015.
The sedan stands for stylishness, opulence and an obsession with details for which Bentley is well-known. The fuel-saving engine along with splendid interior has a strong appeal. 2015 Bentley Flying Spur Sedan has emerged as a strong competitor for Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG.