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autoviva2016-09-08 18:15:50

Bentley launches fastest Flying Spur Yet

Flying Spur W12 S will hit the roads at the end of the year

 
 
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The Flying Spur W12 S gets a Beluga gloss radiator grille and light surrounds

BentleyBentleyBentleyUnited Kingdom, 1919 > present37 models
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has announced the launch of the new Flying Spur W12 SContinental Flying Spur W12 SBentley Continental Flyin...United Kingdom, 2016 > present5 photos
, the fastest Flying Spur created by the Crewe brand. The model is the first four-door Bentley to have a top speed in excess of 322km/h (200mp/h).

The Flying Spur W12 S gets its speed from an enhanced version of the renowned Bentley 6.0-litre, twin-turbo W12 engineContinental Flying SpurBentley Continental Flyin...United Kingdom, 2013 > present11 photos
. Thanks to calibration and tuning, engine output was increased from 625hp to 635hp. Torque has also increased from 800Nm to 820Nm. The new flagship version reaches a  top speed of 325 km/h and can sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 4.5 seconds.
 
With its traditional all-wheel-drive system with a 40:60 rear-biased torque split the W12 S a new responsive suspension tune for the Flying Spur W12 S improves handling and provides even more traction. The four-door vehicle is available optionally with carbon ceramic brakes with red or black painted calipers.
 
Wolfgang Dürheimer, chairman and chief executive of Bentley Motors, said: “The Flying Spur W12 S is the ultimate luxury performance sedan. It combines sharper dynamics and an increase in power from our renowned W12 engine with a more assertive exterior and interior design for customers looking for a Flying Spur with extra attitude.”
 
To distinguish it from the remaining versions in the range the Flying Spur W12 S gets a Beluga gloss radiator grille and light surrounds, a rear diffuser and optional carbon fibre veneer. Bentley is offering on the W12 S 21in 7-spoke wheels with new gloss-black finish, or optional 21in Sports 5-spoke directional wheels finished in either gloss black or a dark tint.
 
Inside the new Flying Spur gets a unique black finish, W12 S headrest emblem and special front and rear treadplates. It also comes fitted with a three-spoke Sport Plus steering wheel and knurled gearshift paddles.
 
Customer deliveries of the new Flying Spur W12 S will commence at the end of the year.
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BentleyBentley
Continental GT (modern)Continental GT (modern)
Continental GT (modern) Gen.2Continental GT (modern) Gen.2
Continental Flying Spur W12 SContinental Flying Spur W12 S
Engine
W 12
Displacement
366 cu in
Top Speed
202 mph
Transmission
8, Automatic with overdrive
Maximum power
635 hp @ 6000 rpm
Type
Saloon (sedan)
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
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price
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annual ownership cost
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