2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed – 4-Door Ultra-Luxurious Tourer

First Look :

Ever thought, how “too much” can be almost enough, if not then check out some of the high-performance ultra-luxury sedans, or to be very precise check out the 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed. This ultra-luxury sedans personifies what exactly too much means. The 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed has been built on the already impressive “standard” Flying Spur.

If you don’t believe us, have a look at the numbers for the 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed and it’ll all become very clear to you as well. The Flying Spur seeds up to 60 mph from rest in a quick 4.6 secs, and has a top speed of 200 mph, which is as good as any sports car in the market. The maximum output power for the car has also been increased to 600 bhp from 552 bhp and even the handling has been sharpened to make maneuvering the car easy on the windy roads. Though, all these enhancements and upgrades come at a price ($25,400 to be very precise).

Priced at more than $200,000, the 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed will even make the top end buyers rethink. With plethora of impending possibilities for improvements in the form of rear-seat legroom, revived styling and modernized infotainment components, the aspiring customers for the car might want to postpone their purchase till the next Speed enters the market.

Though, if you don’t like waiting, then go for it, it still will own one of the finest automobiles in the market. You can be assured of exclusivity at the price of Flying Spur Speed’s supercilious price, and at the same time you’ll be enjoying the understated styling of Bentley and the traditional charm just as much as the impending variant of the car.

As for now, customers who are looking for a modern car should consider the upper-echelon models of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Jaguar XJ, even considering Porsche Panamera and Aston Martin Rapide is also a nice option. If you look in the price range of Flying Spur Speed, you can even consider Rolls-Royce Ghost, which offers even more prestige. On a whole, we would like to say that even this ultra-luxury sedan is a considerable option and will not disappoint you.

What’s New for 2011 Bentley Continental?

The 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed is pretty much the same like the model that we saw last year.

Body Styling and Features :

The 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed is an ultra-luxury high-performance sedan, and comes in a single well-appointed trim level.

The standard features for the Flying Spur Speed includes 20 in wheels, bi-xenon headlamps, a sunroof, an adaptable air suspension, keyless entry/ignition, rear and front parking sensors, heated back seats having lumbar massage, 4-zone automatic climate control, 16-way power front seats having lumbar heating massage and diamond-quilted leather upholstery. Some other standard equipment for the car includes Bluetooth, a twelve-speaker sound system having satellite radio and a 6-CD changer and a navigation system.

In addition to this all, the Flying Spur Speed also comes with equipments from Bentley Continental Flying Spur’s Mulliner Driving Specification package that comprises of contrasting stitching, drilled alloy sport pedals, special seat piping, a refrigerated bottle cooler for rear seat and lamb’s-wool carpeting.

There are plenty of optional equipments available as well, the optional equipments for the 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur includes power-adjustable back seats having a complete rear center console, rear and front seat ventilation, which here replaces the diamond-quilted leather having the normal leather, a back-seat entertainment system having dual screens, a 3-passenger backseat, a heated steering wheel, flip-down wooden picnic tables for back passengers, a power-closing and –opening trunk, a back-up camera, a 15-speaker Naim sound system, adaptive cruise control and iPod integration.

Under The Hood :

The 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed gets its power from a 6.0 ltr twin-turbo W12 engine which generates maximum power of 600 hp and 553 lbs-ft of maximum torque. The power is transmitted through a 6-speed automatic transmission having manual shift control. All these features in addition to the all-wheel-drive system of Flying Spur Speed comes together to accelerate this 5,567 lbs weighing beauty from Bentley to 60 mph in quick 4.6 secs. Even the top speed for the car is tad impressive and the Flying Spur Speed easily reaches 200 mph.

Safety :

The safety inside this ultra-luxury sedan 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed is ensured by side curtain and side airbags in front and in rear. The car also has a passenger-sensing system in the back seats, which automatically raises the headrests to ensure the complete protection to the passengers against whiplash injuries. Some other standard safety equipments for the car include stability and traction control and antilock disc brakes.

Verdict :

The 2011 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed comes with increased power ratings, and with that the car sets new standard in the 4-door ultra-luxurious Tourer segment of automotive world.

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