Bentley Continental Flying Spur High Technologie Engine

Bentley Continental Flying Spur is beneath its bonnet sits one of the world’s most advanced and unique 12 cylinder engines: a 552bhp (560PS) 6-litre, twinturbo charged powertrain that can propel the car from standstill to 60mph in less than five seconds. Thanks to that immense power output, it can also drive it onwards to a top speed of 194mph (312km/h). The Bentley Continental Flying Spur’s engine is a technological masterpiece. It is the most compact 12-cylinder engine in the world and uses four camshafts and 48 valves to help generate the indescribable wave of torque for which Bentleys are renowned. From as low as 1600rpm, the W12 engine produces 650Nm (479lb ft) of torque a phenomenal figure that ensures that whatever situation you find yourself in, vast reserves of power and acceleration are available whenever you need them.

If you opt for contrast stitching on your steering wheel it can take one of our seamstresses three days to complete the intricate process. And our wood veneers are taken from trees after seven or more decades of growth. We won’t ask you to wait quite that long while we create your bespoke Continental Flying Spur but it’s fair to say that we work in a manner that ensures every inch of leather or strip of wood that we put into your car has been crafted to perfection. Natural wood veneers are an essential part of the character of the Bentley marque, and our expertise in this area makes us unique. Wood is the foundation of a Bentley tradition and many of the techniques used today have developed over nearly 90 years of production.

Our mirror-matched veneers are renowned the world over, for this difficult and exacting process involves placing successive veneer leaves end to end to make a perfect, symmetrical pattern across the entire car. Everywhere you look in the cabin you’ll discover small finesses that signal a more refined approach. Many of these are details that let you personalise the car as well. For instance, you can choose from seven new combinations of contrast stitching and seat piping, emblem stitching and more. And for those looking for even greater exclusivity and choice, Bentley Mulliner our division devoted to creating the most unusual of commissions is on hand to fulfil your wishes.

Discrete braking, cornering and traction functions mesh together to provide precise and immediate driving control under difficult or extreme conditions. Self-adjusting air springs and electronic dampers operate independently for each wheel, while permanent all-wheel drive enhances traction control. And the largest front brakes to be found on any passenger car in the world provide commensurate reassurance at the touch of the pedal. The Bentley Continental Flying Spur is equipped with the full suite of passive safety equipment which includes a total of six airbags, seatbelt pre-tensioners and retraction systems for all seats, and a front passenger seat occupant detection system.

The Bentley Continental Flying Spur purposeful technology abounds to create a world of comfort with a cutting-edge feel; from the advanced infotainment system that controls an array of functions such as keyless entry, your iPod connection, Bluetooth telephone system or TV tuner*, through to the DVD-based Satellite navigation system or intelligent Park Distance Control, that can guide you into the tightest of parking spots. Even the boot can be opened and closed at the click of a button a blessing if you’re loaded down with shopping. Then there is what we are proud to call the world’s finest in-car sound-stage, created exclusively for music-loving Bentley customers who are looking to upgrade the already superb audio system.

The system has been engineered by Naim, the market-leading British audio manufacturer renowned the world over for their painstaking craftsmanship and unparalleled sound quality even the legendary Abbey Road recording studios in London use Naim’s speaker technology. With our shared passion for perfection, Naim has a natural affinity with Bentley and the manner in which we work. Even from the rear of the Continental Flying Spur you will find controls within effortless reach for everything from individual seat adjustments including being able to move the front passenger seat to suit your legroom to individual climate zones, as well as full communications and entertainment settings.

The front and rear half of the cabin has tweeters, mid-range and bass mid-range speakers with equal numbers on the left and right hand side to provide a perfect balance to the sound. The sub-woofer is located in the boot of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur and the equalizations settings project the sound that the source appears to be in both the front and back of the cabin.


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