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If your idea of luxury motoring is driving one of the biggest and most powerful sedans on the market, then the 2012 Bentley Mulsanne should be near the top of your must-see list. The Mulsanne is unashamedly big, and rightly so considering it is the flagship of the luxurious Bentley marque and comes with a pricetag starting at $290,000.

Through its elegant styling and hand-crafted nature, the Bentley Mulsanne pays a great deal of respect to the past, though at the same time the big sedan is a thoroughly modern luxury car able to hold its head up high against its only clear rival, the just as over-the-top Rolls-Royce Phantom.

To a lesser extent the $379,050 Maybach 57 and its long-wheelbase variants are also rivals to the Mulsanne but given the uncertainty of Maybach’s future and the lack of brand cachet--a vital component for success in this segment--we stand by our assertion that the Phantom is the only real threat to the Mulsanne.

So how big is this mega-Bentley? Its overall...

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