Bentley has revealed the brand new Flying Spur Velocity as a extra performance-focused model of the carmaker’s luxurious sedan. It sits above the V8-powered Flying Spur S and is a direct alternative for the usual W12-powered Flying Spur which went out of manufacturing in Might.
It additionally marks the return of the Velocity tag to the Flying Spur vary after skipping a complete technology. It options beauty and mechanical tweaks to tell apart it from the common mannequin.
- Bentley Flying Spur Velocity will get beauty tweaks
- Bentley’s dynamic experience system as commonplace
- Has a claimed prime velocity of over 330kph
Bentley Flying Spur Velocity: exterior and inside
On the skin, the Flying Spur Velocity options comparable styling cues as discovered on the carmaker’s different Velocity fashions. Its entrance grille, headlights, tail-lights and the 22-inch wheels are all completed with a darkish tint. Bentley additionally says that the gasoline and oil caps at the moment are ‘jeweled’. To scale back weight and enhance aerodynamics, consumers can equip a styling specification that provides a carbon fibre entrance splitter, bootlid spoiler, rear diffuser and aspect skirts.
Inside, the Velocity options Dinamica material all through and the instrument cluster now has revised graphics. The cabin additionally options sportier trying pedals, Velocity badging on the seats and illuminated door sills.
Bentley Flying Spur Velocity: mechanical particulars
Powering the Flying Spur Velocity is the 6.0-litre W12 engine that makes 635hp and 900Nm of torque. Bentley says that it may possibly speed up from Zero to 100kph in 3.eight seconds, and may go all the way in which to 333kph.
Energy is managed by the ZF eight-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox that is additionally used within the Bentley Continental GT and primarily delivered to the rear-axle. Lively four-wheel drive means energy is shipped to the entrance wheels when wanted.
Different programs included as commonplace are digital all-wheel steering, Bentley’s dynamic experience system and torque-vectoring, all of which assist to enhance experience high quality and improve agility. The stopping energy is taken care of by the identical 420mm iron brakes because the Continental GT – the biggest to be fitted to a manufacturing automotive on the planet.
The disclosing of the Flying Spur Velocity completes the Flying Spur mannequin vary, and it now mirrors the prevailing Continental GT.