Bentley Flying Spur Models and Flying Spur History
Based on the same platform as the two-door Continental GT, the Flying Spur model first appeared in 2006 as a four-door luxury sedan. For 2014, a redesigned Bentley Flying Spur most notably drops the “Continental” portion of its name. A matrix grille, bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and the use of aluminum super-forming insures the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur obtains the shape of modern luxury. Welcoming customers to customize the look of the 2014 Flying Spur to a specific taste, Bentley maintains a primary color palette of over 100 paint shades (personalized coloring could also be ordered from the factory at an additional cost. 19-inch wheels are standard on the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur with 21-inch alloy wheels provided as optional equipment. The Bentley twin-turbocharged 6.0 W-12 engine returns for the 2014 Flying Spur with greater performance. Producing 616 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur’s engine power is fed through a new eight-speed automatic transmission. Despite the heavy weight of the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur, the W-12 engine allows the luxury sedan to experience 0 to 60-miles per hour acceleration in 4.3 seconds. The 2014 Bentley Flying Spur’s interior retains the handcrafted signatures expected in a high-priced British luxury car. Among the use of fine leather and real wood veneers is the presence of modern touchscreens for audio and climate controls. Rear passengers riding inside the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur relax in reclining seats. Among the option comforts available on the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur is a Naim 11-speaker surround-sound audio system and adaptive cruise control.