Bentley has a redesigned Flying Spur coming for the 2020 mannequin yr, and the reveal should be arising quickly because the British agency has began giving us glimpses of its new luxurious sedan.
We all know from spy photographs that the brand new Flying Spur will tackle an evolutionary look, with extra rounded edges anticipated to set the brand new automobile other than its predecessor, as was the case with the most recent Continental GT.
2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy photographs – Picture by way of S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
Particulars we have picked out up to now embrace headlights and revised higher and decrease character strains. On the rear, Bentley has moved the license plate holder from the trunk to the bumper. When the complete automobile is revealed, we’ve got little question it will likely be a looker because the Continental GT is a sexy-looking factor, and the Flying Spur is predicted to resemble an extended, Four-door model of the coupe.
A teaser sketch displaying the define of the Flying Spur’s profile offers us a very good trace of what is to return. Depicted within the sketch are a protracted hood and a sweeping roofline that leads the attention to a chunky C-pillar. We additionally know pleasant new hood decoration raises the flying B badge on the entrance of the hood. A teaser video hints that the decoration may have illuminated wings.
A second teaser video offers us a take a look at the inside, which sports activities a brand new three dimensional floor for the leather-based trim. Bentley calls the trim fashion a world-first within the automotive sector. The remainder of the cabin is more likely to resemble the design within the Continental GT, together with the coupe’s infotainment display screen that may be hid by rotation.
As for the sedan’s bones, it’ll experience on the Volkswagen Group’s MSB platform used for the present Porsche Panamera. The structure ought to use extra high-strength metal and aluminum to assist preserve the burden down. In a premium sedan just like the Flying Spur, that is vital. The extra options and premium items Bentley stuffs into the Flying Spur, the extra it’ll weigh.
Powertrains ought to mirror these of the Continental GT. Anticipate a twin-turbo 6.Zero-liter W-12 with 626 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque as the usual engine. Finally, a Four.Zero-liter twin-turbo V-Eight ought to arrive, and a plug-in hybrid choice will probably be a part of the fray as nicely.
Bentley solely stated the Flying Spur shall be prepared for take-off later this yr, however the Frankfurt Worldwide Motor Present in September looks as if a very good guess for the reveal.