Bentley Flying Spur News

  • Bentley Flying Spur Blackline Specification

    The Bentley Flying Spur super-luxe performance sedan gets a Blackline treatment that replaces chrome on badging, lighting, and other trim pieces.

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur teaser
    Bentley's "Flying B" hood ornament has returned

    The Flying B hood ornament stands up on Bentley Flying Spur once again

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Edition
    Bentley Flying Spur First Edition sells for $780,000 at Elton John-hosted auction

    Elton John even bid on the car to help boost the sales price.

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Edition
    Bentley Flying Spur First Edition has one priority: You

    Bentley is auctioning off the chance to custom-build a Flying Spur First Edition and other First Edition models will be offered for the new Flying Spur's first production year.

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur
    2020 Bentley Flying Spur is sporty and stately in a single package

    Bentley's new Flying Spur is a much sharper, more dynamic sedan than its predecessor.

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur teaser
    New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering

    The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur will be revealed on June 11 but for now we know that it will get all-wheel steering, active anti-roll bars, and all-wheel drive that can disconnect the front wheels.

  • 1959 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur

    Bentley will unveil a redesigned Flying Spur later this year. The new model adopts the platform originally developed by Porsche for its latest Panamera and should combine this with the beauty and pure elegance we've already tasted in the latest Continental GT, only in the familiar 4-door form factor. Ahead of the debut, Bentley has taken a look back at an original Flying Spur launched six decades ago. The first was the S1 Continental Flying Spur of 1958, which was quickly followed by the S2 and S3 versions. The S2 Continental Flying Spur is a particularly impressive example of the early cars...

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots and video

    Bentley has redesigned its Continental, with both coupe and convertible body styles already available. Next in line will be the related Flying Spur sedan, which is expected to arrive later in 2019 as a 2020 model. We have a new set of spy shots and video of the redesigned Flying Spur in action and...

  • Bentley Gigapixel image
    Can you spot the Bentley in this gigantic image?

    Remember that time when Bentley created an amazing Gigapixel image to show off one of its sedans? The British automaker used San Francisco and the Golden Gate bridge as the setting for a unique photographic experience, wherein you could start from far away and zoom in seemingly impossibly close yet...

  • 2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S
    Flying Spur W12 S is first Bentley 4-door to exceed 200 mph

    Bentley’s Flying Spur is now a tad faster thanks to a new W12 S range-topper. In fact, the model is the first four-door Bentley with a top speed in excess of 200 mph. The Flying Spur W12 S features the familiar twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 engine but with the output dialed up to 626...

  • 2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S
    2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S To Debut At Geneva Motor Show

    Bentley buyers looking at the Flying Spur now have a new option to choose from in the form of the Flying Spur V8 S, which makes its world debut at next month’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show. As the name suggests, the car sports the same powertrain as the related Continental GT V8 S, in this case a...

  • 2016 Bentley Flying Spur V8 Beluga
    2016 Bentley Flying Spur Gets Sporty Beluga Trim

    Bentley’s Flying Spur received a number of updates for 2016, including new wheel and leather options as well as cylinder-deactivation tech for its W-12 engine. The automaker has now announced that the big sedan also has a sporty new trim that’s available to order now for delivery this...

  • 2016 Bentley Continental GT

    Last year, the Continental GT Speed made headlines for becoming the fastest production Bentley ever. And next month at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the luxury marque will debut a model-spanning host of upgrades which should prove impressive at any speed. But obviously, there's more power. CHECK OUT: 2016 Lotus Evora 400 Is British Brand’s Fastest Road Car To Date The GT's already formidable 6.0-liter W-12 gets bumped from 567 to 582 horsepower and from 516 to 531 pound-feet, and while cruising, the engine will be capable of running on six cylinders. Not that variable displacement will...

  • 2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8
    2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8 First Drive

    When last we left the Bentley Flying Spur, we were wending our way through Beijing traffic, hurtling toward the Great Wall and dodging an Olympian course of randomly placed and chosen obstacles, all while soaking up the Spur's leathery, woodsy accoutrements and the sonorous W-12. A year later, and...

  • 2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8
    2015 Bentley Flying Spur Gets V-8 Option

    The 2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8 is the latest Bentley model to get a downsized engine option.

  • 2014 Bentley Flying Spur
    2014 Bentley Flying Spur first drive review

    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 theme, and it holds true as you pan from one side of the hotel window to the other. The Olympic Torch towers off stage left...

  • 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 drive from Beijing to the Great Wall. We'll have more in depth on the drive soon, but first, take a look through our Flying...

  • 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 Show, and talked to Paul Jones, who knows precisely why--since he's the one in charge of the new ultra-luxury sedan. The...

  • 2014 Bentley Flying Spur

    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 Continental range. On the outside, the changes are more evolutionary than revolutionary, consisting of a revised greenhouse that features a completely new C-pillar and sits atop a more pronounced beltline. In addition, designers have added a new fender vent which also integrates the indicator lamp with a new side strake, while at the rear of the car there are new tail-lamps. We first saw the new Flying Spur at the 2013 Geneva...

  • 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 glow. With a smoother, sleeker take on design, the new Flying Spur also offers the latest in technological advancements at...

  • 2014 Bentley Flying Spur
    2014 Bentley Flying Spur Preview

    Wearing the name of a coachbuilt special from nearly five decades ago, the Flying Spur is once again brand new. A dramatic, sleek new shape and Bentley's best handcrafting inside wrap around the fastest, most powerful sedan the brand has ever built. The 2014 Bentley Flying Spur makes its world...

  • Teaser for 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur
    Bentley Teases Its 2014 Continental Flying Spur Again: Video

    A revised Continental Flying Spur has been captured in testing by our spy photographers on several occasions, as well as on video. Bentley has released a stylized sketch and the second teaser video of the car, which is expected to land in showrooms in time for the 2014 model year and no longer...

  • 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 spy shots
    2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 Spy Shots

    Four doors, a choice of eight cylinders, and a dash of sport: that's Bentley's recipe for the upcoming Continental Flying Spur, according to these spy shots. The latest images show prototypes adopting the final shape of the new Bentley sedan, in this case a new V-8 model, with a world debut...

  • 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur spy shots
    2014 Bentley Flying Spur, Model S Tour, NHTSA Black Box Rules: Car News Headlines

    Spies have captured the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur on video, showing off the big car as it runs up a tight and twisting mountain road. Tesla's "Get Amped" tour has hit 14 of the 16 cities it will pass through to give test drives to each of the 5,000 depositors on the waiting list, with...

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