Bentley Flying Spur S

Bentley is finishing its new driver-focused S vary with the launch of the brand new Flying Spur S, bringing additional dimensions of elevated dynamic means, dramatic visible presence and heightened aural drama to additional improve Bentley’s pinnacle four-door sedan. That is the primary time that Bentley’s historic ‘S’ badge has been utilized to a Hybrid product and is one other step in the direction of Beyond100, Bentley’s imaginative and prescient of the longer term and sustainable pathway forwards.

The Bentley Flying Spur has lengthy been feted for its means to interact the motive force with out compromising passenger consolation. As with the just lately launched Continental GT S and GT S Convertible, the brand new Flying Spur S fashions concentrate on the pleasure of driving – however with the added alternative between 4.0-litre V8 or V6 Hybrid powertrains.

Bentley clients now have a transparent alternative, with the comfort-oriented Flying Spur Azure emphasising ‘Wellbeing behind the Wheel’, or the brand new Flying Spur S fashions increasing the visible, tactile and aural enhancements to the driving expertise.

Two Routes to Exhilaration

The Bentley Flying Spur S is obtainable with a alternative of two powertrains, every delivering a sporting and rewarding driving expertise through complementary engineering approaches, retaining the easy efficiency for which Bentley is synonymous.

The V8 model of the Flying Spur S is powered by Bentley’s superior 4.0-litre V8 engine, growing 550 PS and 770 Nm of torque. The 0-62 mph benchmark takes a mere 4.0 seconds and high pace – the place potential and authorized – is 198 mph. It comes as commonplace with Bentley Dynamic Experience, able to making use of as much as 1300 Nm of anti-roll torque in 0.3 seconds to maintain the physique flat and steady below spirited cornering, while delivering a clean and supple experience for passengers at gentler velocities by decoupling the wheels throughout every axle. Digital All-wheel Steering can be included as commonplace. Throughout low-speed manoeuvres, the system turns the rear wheels in the wrong way to the fronts by as much as 4.2° to cut back the turning circle and improve agility. At increased speeds the rear wheels flip in the identical path because the fronts for confidence-inducing stability throughout lane modifications and overtakes.

Bentley Flying Spur S (2023)

2023 Bentley Flying Spur S

For many who are city-based or environmentally-focused, the Flying Spur S can be obtainable with a hybrid powertrain. This combines a 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine with a complicated electrical motor, delivering a complete of 536 bhp (544 PS) and 750 Nm (553 lb.ft) of torque, for a 0-62mph time a mere one tenth of a second slower than the V8 at 4.1s. Able to as much as 26 miles (41 km) in pure electrical drive, and with simply 75g of CO2 per kilometre (WLTP) the Flying Spur Hybrid S is collectively essentially the most environment friendly Bentley but.

Clients who take pleasure in exploring their Bentleys’ efficiency additionally respect the aural pleasure of a performance-focused powertrain; the V8-powered Flying Spur S delivers this through a redesigned sports activities exhaust whereas the Flying Spur Hybrid S (while in Sport mode) options an ingenious sound enhancements within the engine bay that match the extra sporting character of the automotive for the motive force whereas sustaining low sound ranges within the rear cabin.

Exterior Design – Purposeful But Understated

The black brightware of the Bentley Flying Spur S fashions creates an athletic and understated look, regardless of the chosen exterior end. As Crewe’s design group clearly understands, the absence of vibrant polished metallic highlights encourages the attention to absorb the automobile’s type and understand it as decrease and wider – the essence of a sporting Bentley. The impact is complemented by gloss black decrease bumper grilles, darkish tinted headlamps and taillights, black quad tailpipe finishers and distinctive S badging on the entrance fenders. The grille is black gloss with vertical vanes and black gloss encompass. Solely the winged Bentley badge and lettering on the bootlid stand out with their vibrant chrome end.

The S vary is obtainable with an all-new 22″ wheel choice, with 5 Y-shaped spokes in gloss black or alternatively obtainable in a brand new Pale Brodgar Satin end. A second wheel choice for the S fashions is a 21″ tri-spoke wheel design that mixes gloss black and vibrant machined finishes – additionally distinctive to S. Regardless of the wheel, standard-fit purple brake calipers spotlight the extrovert character of the S fashions.

Inside – Visible and Tactile Cues

For the inside of the Bentley Flying Spur S, clients can let their imaginations roam with a alternative of performance-focused two-tone color splits, hand crafted in Crewe’s leather-based store utilizing a mixture of clean cover and soft-napped Dinamica. This suede-like materials is used for the heated steering wheel, gear lever, seat cushions and seat backrests whereas leather-based cover is employed on the seat bolsters, door pads, alongside the instrument panel and across the console.

The S design seats are fluted, with quilting obtainable as an choice, and the ‘S’ emblem is embroidered on the headrest of every seat; embroidered Bentley wings are a no-cost various. Driver instrumentation takes its inspiration from motorsport chronometers, with the identical graphics because the Continental GT Velocity. Ending touches embody a metallic S signature badge on the fascia and iluminated Bentley treadplates with the ‘S’ machine changing the Bentley Motors Ltd plaque.

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