Bentley Mulsanne News

  • Building the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne's V-8 Engine

    Bentley is intent on showing us every detail of the 2011 Mulsanne's construction, having already walked us through the car's body fabrication and paint process. Now they're looking to the engine, and showing what it takes to motivate a Mulsanne. In this video we see mechanics assembling the twin-turbocharged, 505-horsepower, 752 pound-foot, 6.75-liter V-8 engine's core components, including the crankshaft, insertion of the pistons, torquing down the pushrod assemblies, and more. Watch below to see all that goes into the construction process. Following the construction of the first...

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    Bentley Mulsanne Takes Four Days Just To Paint

    The all-new 2011 Bentley Mulsanne has been designed to represent the pinnacle of automotive luxury so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that painting the body alone takes a total of 86 hours--nearly four whole days--to complete. That is the level of attention to detail afforded to Bentley's...

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    Bentley Reveals Full Specs For 2011 Mulsanne

    We've known about the core details and seen the fresh, regal face of the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne for a few months now, but today Bentley decided to drop the full specifications and details on the hyper-lux sedan, and we've distilled the verdant verbiage to its key elements. First, a quick recap of...

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    Video: Building The 2011 Bentley Mulsanne's Body

    Unveiled at last year's Pebble Beach Concours, the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne is the hyper-luxury car company's latest take on classical elegance. This video details the construction of the car at the new body assembly center in the Crewe, U.K. factory. Combining modern technology with traditional...

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    2011 Bentley Mulsanne Priced From $285,000

    Bentley today announced more details of its all-new flagship sedan, the 2011 Mulsanne, which is set to go on sale across the nation in the fall of 2010. Production of the car, however, will commence at the automaker’s facility in Crewe, England this spring and already customer interest has...

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    Report: Bentley Mulsanne Coupe And Convertible Planned

      Just as the Continental GT has its Flying Spur sedan and GTC convertible variants, Bentley’s upcoming 2011 Mulsanne sedan is expected to spawn its own two-door variants. The legacy started with cars like the Brooklands and Azure Convertible, both of which are in desperate need for a...

  • 2011 Bentley Mulsanne

    With the all-new 2011 Bentley Mulsanne, there's reason to believe that Bentley has a little grudge against its former sibling Rolls-Royce. Today's live display at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show reveals the car's ambitions even more clearly, as you can see in the gallery below. The Mulsanne had its world debut at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours back in August, and Bentley makes no veiled references to challenging Rolls-Royce's Phantom with the new sedan. They're saying it outright, calling the Mulsanne the "pinnacle" of luxury cars. The ultra-luxury automaker has a lot riding on the car so it’s...

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    First 2011 Bentley Mulsanne Sells For $550,000 At Auction

    Getting your hands on any Bentley is generally a sign that things have gone well for you, but for one lucky buyer at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, things are going swimmingly. That's because the person - whose identity is being held secret - has taken home the Chassis Number One 2011...

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    Bentley Unveils 2011 Mulsanne at Pebble Beach

    The current economic downturn may be severe enough to affect even the ultra-well-heeled folks who make up Bentley's target audience, but that hasn't stopped the company from revealing its latest flagship sedan: The Mulsanne. Slated to go on sale in the middle of 2010 as a 2011 model, and it will be...

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    Spy Shots: Grand Bentley Arnage Replacement

    Today's Arnage is showing its age against modern ultra-luxury rivals like the Rolls Royce Phantom and Maybach saloons, but testing of a new model is well underway. Despite the head start of its rivals, Bentley is planning to pause almost a full year from this September before going into production...

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    Pebble Beach Concours Debut For New 'Grand Bentley' Arnage Replacement

    Today's Arnage is showing its age against modern ultra-luxury rivals like the Rolls Royce Phantom and Maybach saloons, but testing of a new model is well underway. Despite the head start of its rivals, Bentley is planning to pause almost a full year from this September before going into production...

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    Spy Shots: LWB Bentley Arnage

    The past year's sales and profits have set record benchmarks at Bentley thanks to the success of its Continental GT and Flying Spur. A few kinks in the production process recently led to the recall of 13,000 cars for a possible fuel-line leak, but that hasn't slowed progress on the new 2011 Arnage...

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