Bentley Continental Flying Spur Models and Continental Flying Spur History
Built shortly after Volkswagen Group’s influence netted the super-luxury brand an all-new two-door Continental GT, the Continental name was applied to a four-door sedan. A lower-cost alternative to the flagship Arnage sedan, the Bentley Continental Flying Spur was introduced in 2006. Sharing much of the exterior cues with the Continental GT, the modern elegance of the 2006 Bentley Continental Flying Spur added the convenience of rear passenger doors. Resting on a wheelbase 12.6 inches longer than the two-door GT, the 2006 Continental Flying Spur delivered greater interior space.
The usual presence of high-grade materials such as real wood and fine leather is used to shape the cabin area of the luxury sedan. The 2006 Bentley Continental Flying Spur was propelled by a twin-turbocharged, 6.0-liter W-12 engine mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. Generating 552 horsepower, engine momentum of the Continental Flying Spur was carried through an all-wheel drive system. In 2007, the Bentley Continental Flying Spur received additional equipment with the availability of a DVD-based navigation system and Bluetooth wireless phone. Across with some minor updates to the base version of the luxury sedan, 2009 model year brought the inclusion of the performance-geared Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed.
Power from the W-12 engine of the 2009 Continental Flying Spur Speed was bumped to 600 horsepower. In 2011, the Bentley Continental Flying Spur’s 6.0-liter W-12 powerplant was upgraded to be FlexFuel compatible to accept E85 blended gasoline. Technological updates were added to the 2012 Bentley Continental Flying Spur with an infotainment system using an eight-inch touchsc
Receiving a significant redesign in 2009, the four-door ultra luxury car which is the 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur features a quieter interior and E85 compatibility from the 12-cylinder engine this year.