2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur by Bentley Motors North America

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c reatedtokeepyouquiet ly incommand enter a world of rare hand craftsmanship uniting mirror matched wood veneer faultless leather hide and bentley s signature brightware in harmony with an array of technology quietly ensuring effortless control and finesse giving you a supremely refined driving

c ontinen ta l f ly ingspur agre at ersenseofexclusivity a car that is created not mass-produced a phenomenon you are almost 200 times less likely to see than the world s current best selling model and in a world of imitation the continental flying spur forms a unique experience a pure performance car that never at any moment sacrifices comfort a sumptuous and spacious four-door grand tourer with the heart and soul of the most breathtaking high-performance coupé in the world waiting to be driven waiting to be shared enjoy a very different

5m2 of wood veneer acoustic glass an invisible masseuse luxu ry bentley style this is your haven phenomenal levels of potency with truly spacious architecture and unsurpassed handcrafted luxury organ stop controls bulls-eye air vents the rich aromas of the unbleached mirror-matched wood veneer and premium grade leather hide luscious deep-pile carpets craftsmanship now taken to new levels from the traditional marquetry and contemporary inlays to the impeccably tailored contrasting seat piping and the distinctive contrast stitching gracing the seats and doors this is a work of pride and with acoustic glass also surrounding you together with improved road noise suppression the feeling of escape is

h owdoyous tay incompletecont ro lwhen yo u r e n ot driving at bentley we like to view the interior of our cabins as having as many as five driving seats this whole ethos begins with the freedom of space and comfort class leading proportions that allow everyone travelling with you to truly enjoy every moment of the journey in the rear compartment there s the choice of a full width rear seat with sculpted outer seats as standard or with adjustable outer seats ­ both versions with a floor-mounted console or you can decide on twin electrically operated seats with an impeccable wood veneered full centre console whichever you opt for controls are within effortless reach for everything from seat adjustments ­ including being able to move the front passenger seat from the rear ­ to individual climate zones as well as communications and entertainment a rear seat telephone is available as an optional feature harnessing the continental flying spur s latest advances in wireless

t hebentley wav e of power theon ly w ay tounders ta nditistofeelit any car can claim to feel different a bentley truly does not just emotionally with its impeccable handcrafted interior but physically the single defining characteristic of a bentley s performance is the way in which torque is placed at the very heart of the driving experience the continental flying spur develops maximum torque of 479 ib-ft 650nm at 1600rpm the result is that at very low revs you will have an overwhelming sensation of supremely graceful yet seemingly endless power reserves harnessing this relentless potency is the highly advanced six-speed automatic gearbox it offers the ability to lock its torque converter in every gear effectively providing the responsiveness of a manual transmission whilst maintaining the smoothness of an automatic an override function also allows clutchless manual changes via the gearlever or steering wheel paddles and as you move effortlessly along you will begin to understand why

c ontinen ta l f ly ingspurspeed ta uterhandling greateragility evenmoreassured connect to anewexperience more engaging more challenging welcome to the continental flying spur speed a harder edged and sportier feel with tauter handling nimble steering response sharper turn-in and improved driver feedback all realised through the retuned servotronic steering system 600bhp 449kw propels you towards 60mph in just 4.5 seconds 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds with a top speed of 200mph 322km/h and when you need it the car will fire you from 50 to 70mph in only 2.4 seconds 80 to 120km/h in 3.1 seconds such phenomenal potency is matched by the new sport mode on esp and chassis enhancements to enrich the sporting experience lowered ride height uprated spring damper settings with revised software control and uprated anti-roll bars mean improved agility and body control with reduced understeer the flying spur speed is also engineered to sit 10mm lower at the front and the rear to improve handling

vo lcanoes blizzards twistingmoun ta i n pa sses amillionmilesoftests thejourney to g r e at errefinementandsafetycanbepunishing before earning its right to wear those coveted flying wings a bentley has to pass some truly gruelling tests take the signature unbleached and mirror-matched wood veneer and premium leather hide after hand selecting the finest materials available samples are placed in the inhospitable mouth of a dormant volcano surviving such destructive heat ensures that they do not bleach in strong sunlight the quest for perfection even goes so far as to make a bentley eat snow during snow ingestion testing the continental flying spur was driven behind a specially designed sled which creates an isolated snow storm to test how the car s radiator engine and under body cope with alarming amounts of blizzard-force snow over the course of its development the car was also subjected to a drive programme that saw it complete nearly a million miles ­ including internationally

c ontinen ta l f ly ingspura more purposeful presence exuding effortless style and individuality the more upright grille and wider lower front air intake strengthening an already distinctive form a new rear bumper with bright bumper strakes and restyled valance adding to the character a world of contrasts waiting to be explored shared a unique world offering a rare blend of cutting edge technology supreme refinement and impeccable ride comfort now taken to new heights a place where you and your fellow travellers can enjoy the freedom of class leading space and pure potency continen ta l f ly ingspurspeeda harder sportier edge tauter sharper more nimble an even more engaging experience with greater driver feedback tangibly more forceful with 600bhp 449kw taking you from 0 to 60mph in 4.5 seconds 0 to 100km/h in 4.8 seconds a top speed of 200mph 322km/h disguising the fact that this is a four-door car potency harnessed by refinements including chassis enhancements new engine management

s pecifications continen ta l f ly ingspur exterior specification · bright chromed upper grille · twin oval stainless steel tail pipes interior specification · single tone hide-trimmed multi-function steering wheel in a 4-spoke design · foot-pedal with bentley `b emblem · hide and chrome trimmed gear lever with manual shift change facility wheels · 19 5-spoke alloy sports wheels in painted finish optional features additional cost exterior · · · · · 19 5-spoke alloy sports wheels in chrome finish standard design 19 5-thin-spoke alloy sports wheels in painted or chrome finish 19 7-spoke disc alloy sports wheels in painted or chrome finish 20 7-spoke alloy sports wheels in painted or chrome finish bright chromed lower grille interior · choice of upgraded veneers birds eye maple dark stained burr walnut madrona piano black · 3-spoke single tone hide-trimmed sports steering wheel with black switch surround · single tone heated hide-trimmed multi-function steering

commissioning the unrivalled freedom to select your driving experience and then create a car that really reflects who you are to guide you through this journey we have put together the mulliner driving specification to assist your selection or you can feel completely free to select from an even broader canvas of options personal commissioning in a different class f u rt heroppo rt unitiesforpersonalis at i o n the mulliner driving specification standard on continental flying spur speed this package includes · choice of veneers burr walnut dark stained burr walnut piano black additional veneers available at extra cost · drilled alloy sport foot-pedals · sporting gear lever finished in knurled chrome and hide · diamond quilted hide to seat facings and doors · embroidered bentley emblem to headrests · indented hide headlining · 20 7-spoke 2-piece alloy sports wheels continental flying spur only · 20 multi-spoke alloy sports wheels in painted finish continental flying spur

c ontinen ta l f ly ingspur engine engine capacity bore stroke compression ratio emission level fuel battery starter hotel alternator weights kerb weight gross vehicle weight front axle weight rear axle weight fuel consumption eu drive cycle urban extra-urban combined co2 emissions combined epa drive cycle city driving highway driving 2440kg 2940kg 1545kg 1395kg 5379 6482 3406 3075 ib ib ib ib 5998cc 84mm 90.2mm 9.0:1 eu4 lev2 98 95 ron 61ah 85ah 190a dimensions overall length width across body width across mirrors width with mirrors folded height wheelbase track front rear turning circle kerb to kerb front leg-room rear leg-room elbow width front rear boot floor length max boot floor width min boot loading ht sill ht boot volume fuel tank capacity 5290mm 1916mm 2118mm 1976mm 1475mm 3065mm 1623 1607mm 11800mm 1054mm 980mm 1565 1533mm 1251mm 900mm 706mm 475l 90l 208.27 in 75.43 in 83.39 in 77.80 in 58.07 in 120.67 in 63.90 63.27 in 464.57 in 41.50 in 38.58 in 61.61 60.35 in