Bentley Motors, the British luxury automotive manufacturer and Behbehani Brothers W.L.L., a leader in the automotive business, unveiled the all-new Flying Spur, the ultimate luxury Grand Touring sedan at a grand ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay. The spectacular reveal has distinguished guests. Management and teams from Bentley Motors, Behbehani Brothers, Shirazi Family, Bentley enthusiasts, and members of the press.
Commenting on the launch ceremony, Neil Harris, Area Sales Manager, Bentley Motors, Middle East Africa and India, said. “The new Flying Spur is a leap forward in combining the state-of-the-art high technology with a modern ultra-luxurious interior and exterior. It is exciting and thrilling to bring the world’s most luxury sedan. The all new ‘Flying Spur’ in the New Year to our enthusiasts in Bahrain. The third-generation new Flying Spur is a showcase of Bentley’s contemporary sculptural design language. It bears the hallmarks of the Crewe-based company unique DNA.”
“Whilst showcasing Bentley’s unique application of cutting-edge technology, the luxury carmaker has seamlessly integrated the latest British craftsmanship. Innovative features and attention to detail to create the finest super-luxury sports sedan ever built. Every single example is an artisanal piece of art. Handcrafted using the finest, authentic materials and surfaces that are unmistakably Bentley. Bahrain’s Bentley enthusiasts can now enjoy the car that truly delivers the duality of sports sedan agility and contemporary limousine refinement,” he added.
At the unveiling ceremony, Steven Hill, Group General Manager at Behbehani Brothers, said. “As strategic retail partners of Bentley Motors, we are proud to kick-off the New Year on a high-note. Welcoming the all-new ‘Flying Spur’ as another feather in our cap of premiere global brands under our flagship. Our state-of-the-art brand new facilities, fully equipped workshops and trained team of professionals, set us apart as pioneers in the automotive industry. As one of the oldest and preferred automotive dealers in Bahrain, our strategy, at Behbehani, is to forge ahead again this year. We also plan to go beyond as the “one stop” shop. Meeting all motoring needs for several leading international brands.”
Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England. The new Flying Spur is built for both drivings and to be driven in. It perfectly combines a unique blend of limousine luxury and sports-sedan performance. It is re-designed from the ground up. The new Flying Spur pushes the boundaries of both technology and craftsmanship. Delivering segment-defining levels of performance and refinement.
The new Flying Spur is powered by a reworked six-litre W12 that delivers 626 horsepower. It is enough to propel the giant car from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 3.7 seconds and onto a top speed of 207 mph – 14 mph up from the outgoing model. Besides, the most elegant car showcases Bentley’s modern sculptural design language through elegant yet muscular proportions. The marque’s latest generation of unique, cut-crystal effect LED matrix headlamps and new wrap-around rear lamps with ‘B’ motifs.
For the first time, newly-designed for Bentley’s second century is a ‘Flying B’ mascot which adorns the nose of the new Flying Spur for the first time in modern memory, rising from beneath a beautifully modern Bentley badge denoting the precious quality of the model. The car is the most advanced luxury Grand Touring sedan available today, offering a host of cutting-edge technologies to deliver a driving experience of extraordinary breadth and capability not seen in this segment before.