Bentley refreshed its Continental lineup with the new coupe and cabriolet, already fitted them with a smaller V8 engine, but the Continental Flying Spur remained the same.
Well, things are about to change as the British manufacturer now owned by Volkswagen AG is about to unveil the refreshed Flying Spur and announced that the new sedan will make its debut later this month, on February 20th.
Set to make its world debut in March at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the new Bentley Flying Spur is expected to receive the same 6.0-liter W12 engine with FlexFuel capability, which will deliver a total output of 575 hp and 700 Nm of torque.
Flying Spur will also receive company’s new twin-turbocharged V8 engine delivering 500 hp and 660 Nm of torque.
The Flying Spur Speed, which will carry a 6.0-liter W12 engine delivering 616 hp and 800 Nm of torque. Regarding the design, the new Bentley Flying Spur will receive company’s new design philosophy seen on the rest of the GT models, but more details will be revealed later this month!
New Bentley Flying Spur is blessed has a design that allows it to distinguish itself as the carmaker’s performance sedan. This design lends the new Bentley Flying Spur a lower and wider appearance, with a body laden with subtle curves and sharp lines.
In addition, the new Flying Spur features a dynamic profile defined by its lower roof line, precise feature lines and deeply sculpted panels as well as a muscular rear haunch. Its front fenders don new wing vent with an elegant Bentley "B" motif. A feature line on the front fenders helps shape a sharply defined edge that flows from front wheel to the rear bumper.
Meanwhile, the front end of the new Bentley Flying Spur is distinguished by a more upright chrome grille flanked by a pair of jewel-like headlamps employing LED technology. The outer lamp was made larger than the inside unit to help highlight the performance sedan’s low and wide stance. This is further emphasized by a lower intake that runs full width of the car sans any vertical division. However, this lower intake is complemented by a chromed horizontal accent.
On the other hand, the rear end of the new Bentley Flying Spur is now provided with a longer and lower boot lid as well as by horizontal single ellipse LED tail lamps. These details are accented by a reinterpreted version of so-called Bentley "Horse Shoe" feature line, which now runs the full width of the performance sedan.