2017 Bentley Flying Spur – Release Date, News and Rumors

Compelling are the 2017 Bentley Flying Spur’s technology, power, and style. Others include a regal styling, extensive customization options, a serious power output, and a predictable sumptuous interior. The Flying Spur release date should be expected sometime in the beginning of 2017. 

2017 Bentley Flying Spur side view, auto show, alloy wheels

At the upper end of the luxury niche, there exists two segment of vehicles: those that are best enjoyed from the driver seat and those that are meant to be chauffeured. The new 2017 Bentley Flying Spur falls under the former segment. Although it’s a big sedan, it nevertheless offers an impressive and memorable drive quality almost synonymous to that offered by a sport car.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots

The new Bentley gives its consumers two engine options – a rarity for the vehicle. The first option (4.0L V8) generates an impressive 500 horsepower, while the other (6.0L W-12) churns out an even more output rated at 616 horsepower. Either engine offers its users an impressive acceleration and responsiveness.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur side view, silver color, alloy wheels

If its exclusivity you’re after, we highly recommend the 2017 Bentley Flying Spur. However, even this speedy and swanky sedan is not without some formidable rivals in its class. They include the Porsche Panamera, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Aston Martin Rapide, and the Rolls-Royce Ghost.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur rear view, blue color, taillights

2017 Bentley Flying Spur Trims

The new 2017 Bentley Flying Spur is offered in two trims: the base – Flying Spur V8, and the Flying Spur 12-Cylinder.

Exterior 2017 Bentley Flying Spur & Interior Review

2017 Bentley Flying Spur front angle, headlights and grille

The 2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 accessories offered include LED running lights and taillights, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, automatic bi-xenon headlamps, leather upholstery, power rear sunshades, ventilated and heated multi-way power rear and front seats, power-folding heated mirrors, an adjustable air suspension system, twenty-inch wheels, rear and front parking sensors, a power trunk lid, keyless entry and ignition, and a Breitling analog dashboard.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur interior, steering wheel, dashboard

Standard equipment include an eight-speaker CD/DVD audio system, a navigation system, satellite and HD radio, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, voice controls, an eight-inch front touchscreen interface, an SD card reader, and a rearview camera.

Opting for the Mulliner specification adds an indented leather headliner, a special gas tank cap, drilled alloy pedals, six wood veneers, seventeen diamond-quilted perforated interior hides, a chrome lower front bumper, twenty-one inch wheels, and a knurled shift knob.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur interior, rear seats

Standalone options include adaptive cruise control, a lambswool carpeting, upgrading stitching, special paint, 19-21” inches, flip-down wooden picnic tables, a refrigerator, a three-spoke steering wheel, upgraded stitching, carbon-ceramic brakes, a sunroof, a 13-speaker Naim sound system, Wi-Fi connectivity, a rear entertainment system with twin display screen, and a full length center console.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur rear view, taillightsa nd tailpipe

Inside, one the striking features appears to be its navigation system borrowed from Audi’s MMI Plus system. It’s crisp and offers faster response times than the outgoing model’s. The infotainment system offered by the eight-inch touchscreen system can even be controlled by the rear passengers via the wireless rear touchscreen remote.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Bentley Flying Spur Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

Motivation for the 2017 Bentley Flying Spur is offered by a 6.0L turbocharged W-12 engine rated at 590 lbs. ft. of torque and 616 horsepower. It comes matched to an all-wheel drive system and an eight-speed automatic transmission system.

According to credible sources at Bentley, the 2017 Flying Spur 0-60 mph takes a blistering 4.3 seconds.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur engine

Those who opt for the Flying Spur V8 also get it matched to an eight-speed automatic and an all-wheel drive system. The mill – 4.0L V8 – is rated at 500 horsepower and 487 pounds-ft. of torque. Its 0-60 mph takes 4.9 seconds.

When we come to the fuel economy ratings, EPA says the W12 check in at `12/20/15 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 14/24/17 mpg with the V8 models.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur Release Date & Price

2017 Bentley Flying Spur Release date

The 2017 Bentley Flying Spur price starts from $195,100 for the V8 and up to $215,800 for the W12 model. Rumors allege the models will go for sale sometime in the beginning of 2017.

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2017 Bentley Flying Spur exterior, side view, alloy wheels and headlights

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2017 Bentley Flying Spur front view, grille, headlights and alloy wheels

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2017 Bentley Flying Spur interior, gear shift knob, lcd screen

2017 Bentley Flying Spur interior, leather front seats

2017 Bentley Flying Spur interior, leather seats

2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed Release Date, Review and Specs

The new 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed is second to none when it comes to beauty, opulence, and power. It’s in fact the burliest production car ever produced. With a whopping 633 horsepower produced beneath its hood, the new model is arguably the most powerful Bentley ever made. The mind-blowing power comes from a 6.0L twin-turbo W12, which enables it move from 0-60 mph in just 3.9 seconds, and go on to achieve a lofty 206 mph top speed. Read on to learn more of what the new GT Speed offers including its slated release date and price estimate.

2017 Bentley GT Speed auto show, side view, blue color, alloy wheels

Popularly known as the Bentley Continental GT Speed, the new model comes refreshed with a complement of new exterior design features, a slew of new and upgraded technologies, and a more pronounced aerodynamic profile of course in addition to the added power and torque. The exterior profile, for instance, comes with changes like a full-width brightware, reshaped and widened rear bumper, new wheel designs, and new paint colors.

2017 Bentley GT Speed convertible, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

Talking of paint colors, the additions are: Jetstream (light, bright metallic blue), Camel (a soft golden tone), and Marlin (a rich metallic blue). Well, for those who think they’ve read and heard enough of the exterior and would like to know how cool life aboard is, then here are some details: First, the driver controls are all new, with and an available larger gear-shift paddles incorporating metal embellishments and a sports oriented, more ergonomic steering wheel.

2017 Bentley GT Speed front angle, headligthts and grille

Furthermore, new graphics and dials for a more contemporary, refreshed look are available on the driver’s instrument panel. LEDs also further the brightware elements of the new interior. Helping in unifying all the driver controls’ stylish layout is the new black gear lever surround on the center console. A hidden storage is also available between the rear seats at least for the 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed V8 and V8 Speed models that offers accommodation for items such as electronic devices like iPads.

2017 Bentley GT Speed spy shots

Three flavors are available for the luxury coupe: GT Speed, GT Speed Black Edition, GT Speed Convertible Black Edition, and the GT Speed Convertible. The trim level quartet makes itself distinct through features such as interior decorations, wheel options, and unique exterior finishes. Mechanical details seem to remain the same across board. And just to single out the 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed Black Edition, it is available in both coupe and convertible body styles. Some of the features include distinctive brake calipers, 21-inch five spoke directional wheels, high-gloss black exterior brightware finish, and contrasting colors to the rear diffuser, side skirts, and front splitter.

2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed Release Date & Price

2017 Bentley GT Speed release date

Here are the pricing details: $240,300 for the GT Speed, $253,235 for the GT Speed Black Edition, $264,300 for the GT Speed Convertible, and $277,235 for the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible Black Edition. The release date is set for early 2017.

2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed Exterior

2017 Bentley GT Speed auto show, rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

As already mentioned, the new model comes with several additions to the exterior aesthetic profile. Some of the features gracing its exterior include a range of 20/21-inch wheel designs, bright machined paint finch wheels for the W12 and V8 models, new 20-inch, six-tri-spoke wheels, and three new paint colors.

2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed Interior

2017 Bentley GT Speed steering wheel and dashboard

The aesthetic updates continue inside. The comfortable seats are adorned by the modern straight-fluting patterns, while “small-diamond” quilting pattern is available with the Mulliner Driving Specification. Driver controls are not only driver-centric but are also all new, with a sports-oriented, more ergonomic optional steering wheels.
Connectivity features are available including an onboard Wi-Fi that comes as a standard feature across the entire GT Speed lineup. Additional details will be offered on its release date.

2017 Bentley GT Speed interior, leather front and back seats

Available Trims

The 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed is available in Coupe and Convertible body styles. As at the time of writing this review, both body styles were available in V8, V8 S, and W12 models.

2017 Bentley GT Speed auto show, front view, blue color, grille

Engine Specs

The same familiar 4.0L, twin-turbo V8 that powers the existing model comes equipped under the hood of the 2017 model. Output stands at 633 horsepower and 620 lbs. ft. of torque. Top speed stands at 206 mph while the 0-60 mph acceleration requires a paltry 3.9 seconds.

2017 Bentley GT Speed engine

Safety

Tons of safety features are available for the new 2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed. The details are however concealed at the moment. Rumors allege Bentley’s own internal crash impact assessment yielded a five out five star rating for overall crash impact protection.

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2017 Bentley GT Speed exterior, side angle, red color, alloy wheels

2017 Bentley GT Speed exterior, auto show, grille nd headlights

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2017 Bentley GT Speed auto show, rear view, taillights and badges

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2017 Bentley GT Speed interior, leather back seats

New 2017 Bentley Mulsanne Release Date, Specs & Info

There is no doubt the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne exceeds the strictest standards for craftsmanship and luxury with its old-world charm mixed with modern amenities and features such as a feature-rich content, serene and smooth ride quality, impeccable interior, prodigious thrust, and modern electronics. Its release date should be expected before the fall of next year. 

2017 Bentley Mulsanne exterior

Few vehicles can match the ultimate luxury prowess the Mulsanne manages to offer. Its superiority is even made better considering its bargain starting price. And for the chosen few who can afford it, rest assured, they’ll have plenty of value.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne side angle, red color

Everything in the vehicle ranging from its exterior cues to the material detail of the interior surface convey a sense of style, distinction, and wealth. The interior is impeccable, the exterior stately, and the performance is just out of this world. This big Bentley simply makes the occupants feel special in ways that cannot been penned down on paper.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne white color, front view

The level of performance and luxury is even taken higher with the newest version. The Mulsanne Speed version, in particular, offers distinction in almost every face of its creation. But rest assured, even in its basic form, the Mulsanne still continues to be an outstanding vehicle.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne rear view, taillights and tailpipe

There are no losers in this segment. All vehicles here provide a level of refinement seen nowhere else in the entire automotive industry. The level of engineering, craftsmanship, and refinement is simply unparalleled.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne exterior, headlights

Rivals here include the Rolls-Royce Phantom, BMW 7 Series, the Rolls-Royce Ghost, and the Mercedes-Benz S600 and S65 AMG trim models. While these vehicles can command a higher MSRP, they guarantee their users of latest luxuries and comfort amenities, not to mention a higher performance. But if you’re looking for some British pomp and circumstance, we highly recommend the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne blue color, alloy wheels

2017 Bentley Mulsanne Trim Options

The five-passenger 2017 Bentley Mulsanne is offered in two trims: base and Speed. There are rumors of one more trim model, but we’ll have to wait for its release date to know.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne speed

The base equipment offered for the bae model include keyless entry and ignition, a sunroof, twenty-inch wheels, four-zone automatic climate control, LED taillights and accents, soft-close trunk lid and doors, auto-dimming and heated mirrors, and bi-xenon headlights.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne Exterior Configurations & Interior Review

2017 Bentley Mulsanne front angle, orange color

Inside, you get a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel. Passenger and driver memory settings, a leather upholstery, Bluetooth phone and audio controls, a power rear window privacy, heated front seats, a 14-way power-adjustable front seats, wood and metallic trimmings, an eight-inch touchscreen interface, a CD player, USB/iPod input, heated rear board seats, and full power accessories.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne lcd screen, steering wheel and dashboard

Option include dark-tinted exterior trim, sport-tuned steering and suspension system, a knurled gear selector, selectable drive modes, twenty-one-inch wheels, a leather headliner, diamond quilted upholstery, metal sports pedals, and an embroidered Bentley emblems.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne steering wheel and gear shift knob

The top-of-the-line 2017 Bentley Mulsanne Speed model gets a knurled fuel filler cap, ambient interior lighting, a rearview camera, stainless steel interior and exterior accents, built-in storage for iPads and keyboards, the contents of the Comfort Specification package, a Naim premium audio system, rear-seat entertainment system, a valet key, and all the contents of the Premier Specification package.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne interior, back seats

Options offered for the Speed trim model include a six-CD DVD player, fold-down vanity mirrors, a wood-trimmed steering wheel, custom color palette, a side-view camera, a refrigerated bottle cooler, a wood-trimmed steering wheel, a heated steering wheel, and adaptive cruise control.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne white color, rear view, taillights

2017 Bentley Mulsanne Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

Motivation under the hood of the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne is offered by the 6.75L V8 engine rated at 505 hp and 752 lbs. ft. of torque. Rear wheels is standard, as is the eight-speed automatic transmission system.

The 2017 Bentley Mulsanne 0-60 mph with the base Mulsanne only takes about 5.4 seconds – a quick time considering its massive curb weight.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne engine

More mojo is offered by the Mulsanne Speed model that raises the power stakes with its output rated at 530 horsepower and a whopping 811 pounds-ft. of torque. Here, 0-60 mph takes about 5.2 seconds.

When we come to the fuel economy ratings, expect the 6.75L Bentley to return 11/18/13 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

2017 Bentley Mulsanne Price & Release Date

2017 Bentley Mulsanne release date

The 2017 Mulsanne goes for sale sometime before the fall of 2017. The sedan price starts from an MSRP of $303,700, and about $100,000 more for the Mulsanne Convertible.

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2017 Bentley Mulsanne exterior, alloy wheels

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2017 Bentley Mulsanne interior, dashboard

2017 Bentley Mulsanne leather seats and steering wheel

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