2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Photo

2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur - Expert Reviews


Expert Reviews from Around the Web

We have scoured the web for expert reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 2 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
2008 bentley continental flying spur Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...Powertrains and Performance: The 2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur is motivated by a twin-turbo W12 that pumps out 552 hp and 479 pound-feet of torque. Peak torque arrives at an impressively low 1,600 rpm. With the assistance of a six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, this mechanical marvel torpedoes the burly Bentley from zero to 60 mph in a scintillating 4.8 seconds. Steering-wheel paddle shifters are present, but given the automatic's seamless performance and the relatively slow-witted responses of the paddles, we doubt owners will employ them on a regular basis. Safety:...

2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Professional Review

...All-wheel drive is standard. Bentley says the Continental Flying Spur is more aerodynamic than the Continental GT coupe; it has a slightly better coefficient of drag. There's an adjustable air suspension and one-piece 19-inch alloy wheels. Bentley says the car's front disc brakes are the largest on a production passenger car. Safety Eight airbags, including full-length side curtain airbags and side-impact airbags for both front and rear outboard occupants, are installed. An electronic stability system is standard. Driving Impressions Like most ultraluxury, and even plain luxury, models, the...

Bentley Continental Flying Spur Related News
2014 Bentley Flying Spur

2014 Bentley Flying Spur: First Drive

It's hard to pick out the landmarks through the dusty permahaze, but even just before dawn it's clear. Beijing does not play around with scale. Second to none is the general... read more May 21, 2013 by 

2014 Bentley Flying Spur

2014 Bentley Flying Spur: Joy Ride

The Bentley Flying Spur is officially fair game. We brought you live photos from the Geneva Motor Show and from the New York auto show--and now, we're just back from a first... read more May 15, 2013 by 

2014 Bentley Flying Spur

2014 Bentley Flying Spur Video Preview: New York Auto Show

It's still quite continental, but the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur is missing that tag from its name. To find out why, we stopped by the Bentley stand at the 2013 New York Auto... read more April 1, 2013 by 

2014 Bentley Flying Spur

2014 Bentley Flying Spur Live Photos From The New York Auto Show

Bentley didn’t muck around with the redesign of its Flying Spur, which for the latest generation stands alone rather than being just the four-door member of the... read more March 27, 2013 by 

2014 Bentley Flying Spur, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

2014 Bentley Flying Spur Live From Geneva: Gallery

The Rolls-Royce Wraith is grabbing much of the hyper-luxury attention at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but that shouldn't diminish the newly revamped Bentley Flying Spur's... read more March 5, 2013 by 

Users who viewed this car also viewed:
2008 Cadillac CTS
The new CTS can keep up with Mercedes and BMW competitors without mimicking them, and boasts some of the top tech features in its class.
2008 Jaguar S-TYPE
The 2008 Jaguar S-Type may look conservative and dated, and its interior is cramped, but it still delivers some of the best performance in its class, especially in one of the V-8 trims.
2008 Saab 9-3
Although the 2008 Saab 9-3 isn’t as stylish and recognizable, it is a unique and stealthy alternative to more frequently seen small sport sedans.
2008 BMW 5-Series
The 5-Series sedans and wagons aren't the most practical or the best values in their class, but they're very enjoyable to drive.
2008 Audi S4
The 2008 Audi S4 has aged gracefully—and still has fleet V-8 feet and great handling, too.

© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.