|2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S|
2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Bentley Motors introduced the introduction of a brand new mannequin to its variety - the Bentley Flying Spur V8 S.
Taking its place between the Flying Spur V8 and loved ones flagship W12, the V8 S is tuned for vigor and performance, with expanded engine output and revised suspension providing a more targeted, specific driving expertise.
The Flying Spur V8 S elements a number of sporting styling cues which trace at its new and elevated wearing capabilities. A black radiator grille and rear diffuser along with a precise grille insert supply the brand new model a dramatic and purposeful appearance to check its greater performance.
Wolfgang Dürheimer, chairman and chief govt of Bentley Motors, said: "The Flying Spur remains unrivalled in its capability to combine category-leading alleviation with extremely good dynamic capacity. It can be the superb option for the patron who wishes ultimate refinement as well as an exhilarating, spirited drive."
extra vigour, Sharper dealing with, same type-leading alleviation
Tuned for energy, Bentley's famend 4.Zero-litre twin-rapid V8 S engine develops a different 21 PS, delivering 528 PS (521 bhp / 388 kW) in comparison with its V8 sibling's 507 PS (500 bhp / 373 kW). A mighty 680 Nm (502 lb.Toes) is on offer from 1,seven-hundred rpm. This powers the Flying Spur V8 S to a hundred km/h in four.9 seconds (zero-60 mph in 4.6seconds), shaving zero.Three seconds from the V8's already athletic sprint time. Prime pace is 306 km/h (one hundred ninety mph).
The multiplied efficiency is carried out with out detriment to the V8 engine's spectacular fuel financial system and CO2 emissions, or its capacity to duvet greater than 837 km (520 miles) between fill-ups. The new Flying Spur V8 S returns a mixed cycle gas financial system of 10.9 L/100km (25.9 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 254 g/km.
This blend of power, efficiency and economic system is the effect of an array of developed technologies employed in the design of the Bentley V8 engine. Variable displacement, in which four of the eight cylinders shut down when cruising, reduces gasoline consumption without any lack of refinement. When extra vigor is required, the engine switches again automatically and seamlessly to the full eight cylinders.
The excessive-technological know-how V8 engine also features high stress direct injection, low friction bearings, advanced thermal administration, vigor restoration by way of the electrical charging process and progressive turbocharger packaging for greater effectivity.
Revisions made to both the engine and transmission calibrations have sharpened throttle response and made the Flying Spur V8 S's vigor obtainable lower down the rev range. In 'S' mode, drivers will discover a sharper-nonetheless throttle response and additional engine braking from the transmission. Eighth gear is locked out when 'S' mode is engaged and the knurled paddle shifters are harmonized with the car's new, sportier side.
In modern Bentley way of life, vigour is brought to the street by way of an all-wheel-drive procedure with a forty:60 rear-biased torque split for a sure-footed, engaging power in all avenue and weather conditions.
Complementing these energy improvements, a brand new responsive suspension tuning for the Flying Spur V8 S improves dealing with and physique control, whilst the aluminium double-wishbone entrance and trapezoidal multi-link rear self-levelling air suspension with continuous damping manipulate make certain that the Flying Spur's legendary refinement is maintained.
Cautious recalibration of the steady Damping manipulate (CDC) method helps reinforce dealing with performance and ensures minimal degradation in experience relief.
The digital steadiness manipulate can be optimised for the Flying Spur V8 S. The retuned approach permits accelerated wheel slip at larger speeds with engine torque reinstated extra rapidly after a system intervention. This presents the spirited driver extra opportunity to exploit the whole potential of the uprated chassis and extended power. Non-compulsory carbon ceramic brakes are to be had with crimson or black painted calipers.
Nonetheless, despite these efficiency-focussed chassis revisions, the Flying Spur V8 S retains its high priced, limousine-tender journey and legendary capability to transport passengers in unrivalled remedy.
Sporting Styling Cues sign efficiency Intent
The Bentley Flying Spur V8 S receives dark and carrying exterior highlights. Bentley's iconic matrix grille is black as general and at the side of a Beluga gloss rear diffuser give the Flying Spur V8 S a dramatic on-avenue presence.
The V8 S is clearly outlined with a brand new and extraordinary front grille remedy; a blend of black grille with a physique-colored insert. V8 S badging on the rear haunch, V8 S treadplates and 20" open-spoke painted wheels extra disclose the model's identification, mirroring those of its Continental GT V8 S stablemate.
For those wishing to show an much more severe appear, the Flying Spur V8 S can be certain with an array of aggressive, dark styling factors. Dark-tint lights (entrance and rear), black gloss exterior reflect covers and a distinctive Mulliner using Specification 21" black and shiny machined six-spoke wheel can all be unique to menacing outcome.
Throughout the cabin, changes are perfectly matched to the wearing exterior. Piano-black wooden veneers and a 3-spoke physical games steerage wheel are typical, at the same time a knurled apparatus lever and gear shift paddles add tactility to the driving experience. A color break up certain to the V8 S points attractive two-tone seats with a contrasting roof centre bow. V8 S headrest stitching can be furnished.
Client option accelerated for Flying Spur in 2016
To make the Flying Spur even more appealing to purchasers, Bentley has introduced an array of satisfactory optional facets.
A semi-aniline conceal option is now available in W12 and V8 S items. The perfect fine cover on hand in the car enterprise, it offers the cabin an much more comfortable, high priced and natural believe.
Modern day new straight-fluting on the leather seats provides visual influence, whilst the Mulliner riding Specification gains a small-diamond quilting pattern harking back to a tailored British jacket.