Bentley's New Flying Spur W12 S Is A Torquey Speed Demon

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British carmaker Bentley has unveiled the Flying Spur W12 S, the first four-door Bentley sedan to crack 200mi/h (322km/h).

The new Flying Spur W12 S will sit on the top step of the Flying Spur sedan line from Bentley. Deliveries of the new Flying Spur W12 S sedans will start at the end of 2016.

 

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Unveiled

Powering the new Bentley Flying Spur W12 S is Bentley's trustworthy twin turbocharged W12 engine.

The 6.0-litre engine produces 626bhp and 820Nm of torque, which is 10bhp and 820Nm more than what the 'normal' Flying Spur W12 pushes out.

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Unveiled

The new Bentley will sprint from 0 – 100km/h in 4.5 seconds which is 0.1-second faster than the standard W12 variant.

The top speed of the new W12 S is 5km/h faster than the standard carat 325km/h.

The new Flying Spur W12 S will also negotiate the curvy stuff better thanks to aretuned suspension with unique damper and stability control settings.

To help the almost 2.5-ton car stop better, Bentley has upgraded the carbon ceramic brakes as well.

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Unveiled

Design wise, Bentley has kitted out the W12 S with subtle black-tinted headlamps, which flank a blacked out version of Bentley's distinctive Beluga grille.

The new W12 S sits on massive 21-inch alloy wheels whuicha re also painted black.

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Unveiled

The rear end of the car gets the same subtle blacked-out treatment as the front with the tail lamps featuring the same black tint see on the headlamps.

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S Unveiled

The interiors sees the usual heavy duty leather upholstery and Bentleyhas developed a unique seat colour split to lend the interior a distinct sporting feel. The headrests feature W12 S lettering as well

The Flying Spur W12 S features the Mulliner Driving Specification as standard bringing in details like drilled alloy pedals and knurled controls that add to the luxurious feel of the car.

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Story first published: Thursday, September 8, 2016, 10:05 [IST]
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