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2014 Bentley Flying Spur

Redefining Super Luxury On A Shrinking Planet Anyone on Earth with access to the Internet, a television or radio for the last 20 years knows that China is no longer the poor stronghold for strict Communist ideals that it was for much of the 20th Century. (Well, at least not in some places.) Traveling to China twice in less than a month – first to Shanghai for a very international auto show and now to Beijing to drive and review the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur – I've learned that there's no lack of personal wealth, at least in two of the world's largest cities. And yet, even... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.0L Twin-turbo W12
Power:
616 HP / 590 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$200,500
As-Tested Price:
$224,730
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