Bentley Flying Spur gets carbon fibre exterior tweaks

Flagship Bentley Flying Spur receives ‘Styling Specification’ sporty makeover

The current generation Bentley Flying Spur arrived in 2019, now in line with the firm’s centenary, Bentley has given the luxury saloon a sporty body kit and package of design tweaks dubbed the ‘Styling Specification’ to emphasise its performance credentials. 

In the world of luxury limousines, we rank the Bentley Flying Spur among the very best. Despite weighing almost 2,500kg and being able to carry four people in sublime comfort, the Flying Spur can reach a supercar-rivalling top speed of 207mph - making it the world’s fastest production saloon car.

As part of a new Styling Specification, the Bentley Flying Spur receives a handmade, high-gloss, carbon-fibre front splitter, side sills, a rear diffuser and a boot lid spoiler. The B-shaped side vents are also blacked out to promote the sporty look. The carbon-fibre weave is a 2x2 twill pattern and there are also 3D electroformed metallic badges front and rear. 

The three-chamber air suspension system fitted to the standard Flying Spur is unchanged so sumptuous ride comfort is assured, and in the engine bay it’s also business as usual.

That means the Flying Spur’s 626bhp, 900Nm 6.0-litre twin-turbocharged W12 engine remains as was, so the 0-62mph time of 3.7 seconds and 207mph top speed should remain the same. Active all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering still feature to complete the car’s dynamic-set-up. Pricing for the Styling Specification pack is yet to be announced, although expect it to extend the standard car some way beyond its basic £168,000 price tag.

Check out the latest on Bentley's facelifted Bentayga...

Recommended

New Bentley Flying Spur V8 unveiled with 542bhp
Bentley Flying Spur

New Bentley Flying Spur V8 unveiled with 542bhp

New entry-level Bentley Flying Spur V8 joins the luxury car's expanded line-up
14 Oct 2020
Luxury Car of the Year 2020: Bentley Flying Spur
Bentley Flying Spur

Luxury Car of the Year 2020: Bentley Flying Spur

The Bentley Flying Spur is the 2020 Auto Express Luxury Car of the Year, with the BMW 7 Series and Rolls-Royce Ghost commended
13 Oct 2020
Bentley Flying Spur review
Bentley Flying Spur Verdant - Front Tracking
Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley Flying Spur review

“Hand-built Bentley Flying Spur luxury saloon combines breathtaking performance with majestic luxury and refinement”
19 Feb 2020

Most Popular

New Fiat Panda facelift gains Sport model as part of nip-tuck
Fiat Panda

New Fiat Panda facelift gains Sport model as part of nip-tuck

The Fiat Panda has been overhauled for 2020, with a new infotainment display part of the package alongside a new look trim structure
23 Oct 2020
New Suzuki Across 2020 review
Suzuki Across

New Suzuki Across 2020 review

The Suzuki Across is essentially a rebadged Toyota RAV4, but it brings plug-in hybrid power to the Japanese brand for the first time
24 Oct 2020
New Audi S3 Saloon 2020 review
Audi S3 Saloon

New Audi S3 Saloon 2020 review

The new Audi S3 Saloon takes on the Mercedes-AMG A 35 Saloon and BMW M235i Gran Coupe with 306bhp
21 Oct 2020