Bentley Unveils The New Flying Spur Velocity

It is among the final fashions to accommodate the enduring W12 underneath the bonnet.

We’ve already had ‘Velocity’ variations of the brand new Continental GT and the brand new Bentayga. And now, we’ve obtained the third form – the brand new Bentley Flying Spur Velocity. Whereas the fundamental recipe for a ‘Velocity’ mannequin stays an identical, all three derivatives provide distinguished tastes. The brand new Flying Spur Velocity is basically the last word model of the British model’s tremendous saloon. Additionally, due to the emission rules getting tighter by the day, it is among the final fashions to boast the enduring W12.

The Velocity spinoff slots above the ‘S’ within the luxo-barge’s line-up. And the principle cause behind that’s the engine. The place the latter makes do with a V8, the Velocity packs a 6.0-litre, twin-turbocharged W12. That gives 626bhp/900Nm, 84bhp/130Nm greater than what the ‘S’ has on faucet. The increment ends in a 0-100kmph dash time of lower than 4 seconds (the V8-powered variant takes 0.4 seconds longer), whereas the Velocity can hit 333kmph at full stretch.

Coupled with the powerplant are an 8-speed computerized transmission and an energetic all-wheel-drive system. The saloon has a clutched system, delivering the oomph to the rear axle by default. Nonetheless, relying on the street situations, the system may also ship energy to the entrance wheels. The torque distribution additionally varies on the drive mode chosen. As an illustration, in Consolation and Bentley modes, as much as 480Nm of torque goes to the entrance axle. That quantity drops to 280Nm in Sport mode, making the Bentley extra thrilling to drive. And to enhance manoeuvrability, the sedan additionally has digital all-wheel steering.

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The huge metal brakes, spanning 420mm on the entrance, include gloss pink callipers with Bentley branding. For an additional payment, you’ll be able to have them and the 22-inch wheels in gloss black. Different styling parts that set the Velocity aside embrace the boot lid spoiler, entrance bumper splitter, rear diffuser and facet skirts constructed from excessive gloss carbon fibre. As well as, the Blackline Specification ropes in darkened entrance and rear gentle bezels, door handles, wing vents and exhaust shops. The identical therapy has additionally been given to the Flying B mascot, radiator vanes, matrix grilles, facet window surrounds, and decrease door and rear bumper blades.

Indoors, the Flying Spur Velocity boasts Dinamica Pure upholstery, constructed from 73 per cent recycled polyester. As for the color choices, there are fifteen to select from, with Piano Black veneer as commonplace. Nonetheless, for no further price, you’ll be able to ditch that veneer for Minimize Walnut, Darkish Stained Burr Walnut or Darkish Fiddleback Eucalyptus.

Bentley expects that a couple of third of the orders for the Flying Spur Velocity might be from the USA and Europe. Within the Center East, the model says that one in 5 Flying Spur orders will seemingly be for the brand new Velocity.