First launched in 2005 as the Continental Flying Spur, Bentley luxury sedan has been on the market for 15 years now. Also at its 15th year, the 40,000th car, called the Flying Spur, rolled out of Bentley’s factory in Crewe, UK.
Since its launch, the original Continental Flying Spur has gradually transformed itself into the Flying Spur it is today but still packs in the perfect combination of the Grand Tourer Continental GT’s impressive performance and the ultimate elegance. Mulsanne.
On the Flying Spur, Bentley has brought the excitement of speed and combined them with the most luxurious interior compartment and continually upgrade them. Gradually, the things that were originally assigned to each other perfected and perfected, making the third generation Flying Spur the most impressive and considered the “best new car in the world” of its time. current point.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur (2005)
With all 40,000 Flying Spurs made in Crewe, Bentley shows how well their research and assemblers have been over the years. Each Flying Spur takes more than 100 hours of work and over 250 skilled craftsmen can be completed and delivered to its owner.
Bentley Flying Spur (2013)
40,000 is the number of Flying Spurs sold in the last 15 years and nearly 50% of them are made for twin owners in the US and China, Bentley’s two largest markets. 4,000 Flying Spurs were sold in the UK home country and the remaining 40% were sold spread evenly in markets such as Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
Bentley S1 (1958)
Before the Continental Flying Spurs came to market, the combination of power and luxury was tested by Bentley since 1952. At that time, Head of Design, Mr. JPBlatchley and engineer Ivan Evernden were together. creating a special Grand Touring. That car was the R-Type Continental using a 4.9-liter I6 engine and was upgraded to a 6.32-liter V8 shortly after. The car continued to be developed into the S1, S2 and S3 later.
Bentley New Flying Spur (2020)
To date, the latest third-generation Flying Spur is powered by Bentley’s familiar 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 engine. This engine possesses a maximum capacity of 626 horsepower and a maximum torque of 900 Nm, this power is transmitted through an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to all four wheels. This super luxury sedan can accelerate from a standing position to 100 km / h in just 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 333 km / h.
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