Bentley Flying Spur to be launched in India by October 2013

Monday 30 September 2013, 12:40 PM by

In October 2013, the Indian car market shall witness the launch of numerous vehicles. Apart from the passenger car manufacturers, luxury car maker Bentley will also be launching its next generation Flying Spur model that was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. Bentley is claiming that its upcoming car is the most powerful four-door model designed by the company, which is even better than the Continental Series, in terms of power, agility and elegance. As reported, the luxury car maker might be planning to launch the next-generation Flying Spur in the Indian auto market during the early phase of October.

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Bentley Flying Spur to be launched in India by October 2013

It must be noted that Flying Spur is basically a four-door luxury sedan that is derived on the concept of Continental GT coupe. As the car was unveiled a long time ago, it bears numerous changes on exteriors and interiors. In order to make it more aerodynamic, the company has lowered the roof line, thereby taking the Cd figure down to 0.29. At the rear end, Flying Spur gets a new tail light design that has a horizontally profiled ellipse, besides the provision of LED lamps.

As claimed by Bentley, the next generation Flying Spur model gets over 600 new parts and weighs 50 kg lesser as compared to its current generation car. Besides exteriors, changes are visible on the interiors as well with new comfortable leather upholstered fabric, which is available in 12 different colour options. The upcoming model gets advanced new features like a touch screen infotainment system, which includes Wi-Fi mobile connectivity. A rear seat touch screen entertainment system has also been packed within the model. Also, the new audio system gets an eight channel speaker system that gives away exceptional sound quality. Bentley also revealed that it has resorted to give four- and five-seat configurations on the new version of Flying Spur.

Talking about engine specifications, the upcoming Flying Spur shall be equipped with a 6.0-litre W12 Twin Turbocharged engine, which has the potential to churn out a peak power output of 616 bhp, besides reaching a maximum torque of 800 Nm. The ZF 8-speed automatic transmission system of Flying Spur takes it to a top speed of 322 kmph, while smoothly gliding from initial to 100 kmph in just 4.3 seconds. As touted by Bentley, the next generation Flying Spur will be its most fuel efficient car, returning an average of 6.8 kmpl.