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Flying Spur V8

The Flying Spur V8 is an exciting and dynamic expression of the Flying Spur range, enhanced with the addition of an agile and lively 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine. Its athletic performance, exquisite craftsmanship and suite of innovative technologies come together to create a four-door grand tourer that offers exhilaration and refinement in equal parts – for the driver and the driven.

To discover more about this captivating car, contact your local Bentley dealer.

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The Bentley Flying Spur V8’s captivating road presence is a statement of power and style to all who see it. Its striking power lines, muscular haunch and perfectly balanced proportions create a distinctive silhouette that is both sporty and sophisticated, hinting at its thrilling performance credentials. Inside, unrivalled craftsmanship and incredible attention to detail create a cabin that offers comfort and style in equal measure.

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Stunningly sculpted surfaces meet at sharp lines to create an exterior design that demands attention and refuses to let it go. Considered details like the vertical vane matrix grille, cut-crystal headlamps and an optional 22” black painted wheel infuse its presence with pure athleticism and elegance.

Exclusive design details give this luxury grand tourer it its own identity. From the Quad Oval Tailpipes to unique V8 badging that denotes its status within the range

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Get behind the wheel of the Flying Spur V8 and you’ll discover a spacious interior that envelops you in a combination of fine materials and craftsmanship. The dramatic floating console brings all of the intricate details together; the elegant lines run from the Bentley wings-inspired dashboard and the beautiful polished veneers – in Crown Cut Walnut as standard – to the luxurious nappa leather panels on both front and rear doors.

Beauty can be found in every detail, such as the sculpted centre vents on the console – reminiscent of the Bentley ‘B’ design – an element that can be made even more intricate with the signature diamond-knurled finish. To continue this diamond detail, you can even replace the smooth leather of the door panels with a three-dimensional diamond leather upholstery as part of the Mulliner Driving Specification – an element never before seen in the automotive world.

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Blackline Specification

For those who desire a bold and assertive aesthetic, the Blackline Specification adds a more distinctive and aggressive look to the Flying Spur V8. This exclusive specification replaces the exterior chrome elements with gloss black-painted versions, including the wing vents, rear bumper brightware, exhaust pipe finishers and more.

Explore the Blackline Specification with the configurator.

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The Flying Spur V8 delivers a full sensory experience, offering exhilarating power and performance set to the soundtrack of an emotive exhaust note. Its lighter V8 engine results in incredible agility and a responsiveness that adds excitement to every drive, from the first surge of acceleration to the last.

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Max Speed
198 mph
0-60 mph
4.0 s
Max Torque
770 NM
Max Power
542 BHP


Innovative systems and technologies ensure that you can always make the most of the Flying Spur V8’s phenomenal engine, whatever the demands of the road. The optional active roll control system, Bentley Dynamic Ride, ensures maximum, comfort, control and handling can be enjoyed at all times.

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Rapid acceleration and quick gearshifts are provided by an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. This seamless shifting is achieved by pre-selecting the next gear before leaving the current selection. Maximum speed can be reached in sixth gear, with the seventh and eighth gears reserved for reduced fuel consumption when cruising – ideal for exploring the city or touring the roads that take you further afield.

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Wherever your journey takes you, the Flying Spur V8 gives you the versatility you need – as engaging to drive on tight corners as it is wide highways. At low speeds, optional Electronic All-Wheel Steering provides increased mobility and a smaller turning circle while, at higher speeds, it enhances stability to give you extra confidence when overtaking and cornering.

Finish your journey, or take a pause, with impressive power and stability: optional lightweight, high-performance Carbon Ceramic brakes, in black or optional red, offer incredible stopping power in any circumstance.

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With four driving modes available at the turn of a dial, you can optimise performance to suit your needs. Sport mode maximises dynamic response, Comfort mode ensures luxurious cruising even on bumpy city streets, Bentley mode finds the perfect balance between the two and Custom mode allows you to configure your own preferred mixture of settings.

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Whether you’re at the wheel or in the rear of the cabin of this incredible grand tourer, the Flying Spur V8 uses the latest technology to enhance every journey, from helpful Connected Car features to an engaging infotainment system.

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The Bentley Flying Spur V8’s Connected Car services put you in control of your car, and the road ahead. For example, the Find My Car feature – accessed via the My Bentley app – ensures you always know where you parked your car, while Private eCall gives you instant access to emergency services should you ever require them.

Realtime Traffic Information and Swarm Technology give you added assurance of your journey ahead by providing advanced warning of road and traffic conditions before you reach them. Apple CarPlay®, meanwhile, lets you safely access the information, communications and media on your mobile device via your car’s infotainment system.

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Every seat in the Flying Spur V8 puts in-car technology in your hands via a simple tap of a screen. The 12.3" high definition touchscreen allows those in the front seats to access not only maps and driver assistance tools, but to personalise their cabin environment too. Meanwhile, those in the rear have access to the same controls via the Touch Screen Remote. With these screens to hand, you can adjust the heating, ventilation, seats and mood lighting, open and close the sunroof and blinds, reveal or conceal the Flying B mascot, and access the entertainment and navigation systems.

For those in the front of the cabin, the optional Bentley Rotating Display allows you to select a fascia of your choosing from three options: the main 12.3” touchscreen, a set of three analogue gauges, or a book-matched veneer. Truly this blends technology and craft into a new art form.

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The audio options for the Flying Spur V8 are designed around you and are created with the finest components by our talented craftspeople.

The standard Bentley audio delivers deep bass, clear mid-tones and crisp highs while, for the audiophiles out there, you can also choose from a Bang & Olufsen system or the pinnacle Naim for Bentley audio system.

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Every element of the Flying Spur V8 combines the finest materials with skilled craftsmanship – and the personalisation options are no different. These customisable details have been specially selected by Bentley craftspeople to offer you something extraordinary: the opportunity to make a bespoke car that is as unique as you are.

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Sustainably sourced from forests around the world, the painstakingly crafted wooden veneers make the Flying Spur V8’s fascia a thing of intense beauty. You can opt for the standard Crown Cut Walnut veneer, or have the choice of 11 single veneers – including open pore veneers such as Koa or Dark Burr Walnut. Add a chrome pinstripe if you wish, or you can also choose to mirror the unique balance that defines this car’s sophisticated character with one of seven Dual Veneers by Mulliner – an approach that uses a gleaming black veneer to emphasise the contrasting wood of your choice on the other side of the pinstripe.

Discover your veneer options in detail with the Configurator.

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Colour is a powerful and emotive tool. Each shade can make you feel a multitude of emotions – sometimes all at once. You can choose how you would like your Flying Spur V8 to feel from our 7 standard exterior colours – or choose to incorporate the extended or Mulliner range including new Cambrian Grey, giving you an even richer variety of over 80 options. As always, our Mulliner department can match any colour you would like. Explore paint options for your Flying Spur V8 on the Bentley Configurator.

These choices can be further elevated inside, through a choice of five leather colours. Allowing you to express your individual style. And diamond knurling, available as standard on the main controls, can be extended to the bullseye and centre air vents as a subtle, unifying touch.

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The Mulliner Driving Specification gives you the option to further refine the luxury and style of your Flying Spur with the addition of a number of exclusive features.

The exterior design is enhanced with a unique, larger 22” wheel, which is available in three breathtaking finishes, while a jewelled finish is added to the fuel filler and oil caps. Inside the cabin,  lofted diamond quilting gives an extra touch of craftsmanship to the seats, and three-dimensional, diamond leather door panels demonstrate a new level of attention to detail.

Discover all the aspects of the Mulliner Driving Specification with our configurator.

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For more information on the Flying Spur specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator.

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Max Power
542 bhp / 550 PS / 404 kW @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque
568 lb-ft / 770 Nm @ 2000 - 4500 rpm
Engine Capacity
3996 cc
Fuel Type
Petrol (Recommended RON 98, minimum RON 95)
0 - 60 mph 4.0 seconds, 0 - 100 km/h 4.1 seconds
Max Speed
198 mph / 318 km/h
Combined CO2 (NEDC drive cycle - WLTP equivalent)
270 g/km
Combined Fuel Economy (NEDC drive cycle - WLTP equivalent)
24.4 mpg, 11.6 litres / 100 km
Urban Fuel Economy (NEDC drive cycle - WLTP equivalent)
17.1 mpg, 16.5 litres / 100 km
Extra Urban Fuel Economy (NEDC drive cycle - WLTP equivalent)
32.1 mpg, 8.8 litres / 100 km
Combined Driving Range (NEDC drive cycle - WLTP equivalent)
19.1 mpg, 14.8 litres / 100 km
Combined CO2 (WLTP)
288 g/km
Combined Fuel Economy (WLTP)
22.2 mpg, 12.7 litres / 100 km
Extra High Fuel Economy (WLTP)
25.2 mpg, 11.2 litres / 100 km
High Fuel Economy (WLTP)
26.2 mpg, 10.8 litres / 100 km
Medium Fuel Economy (WLTP)
21.2 mpg, 13.3 litres / 100 km
Low Fuel Economy (WLTP)
14.1 mpg, 20.0 litres / 100 km
Driving Range (WLTP)
441 miles, 709 km
Weights and Volumes
Kerb Weight
2330 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight
6569.8 lb/ 2980 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.8 UK gallons / 23.78 US gallons / 90 litres
Boot Volume
14.83 cu-ft / 420 litres
Overall Length
209.3 in / 5316 mm
Width Across Mirrors
87.4 in / 2220 mm
Width With Folded Mirrors
79.3 in / 2013 mm
Overall Height
58.4 in / 1483 mm
125.7 in / 3194 mm
Vehicle Dynamics
4.0 litre petrol twin turbo-charged V8 engine with cylinder deactivation producing 550 PS & 770 Nm of torque
Front and rear vented disc brakes with Bentley branded black brake callipers
Air suspension, including a three chamber air spring, with Continuous Damping Control and 4 height settings.
Exterior Features
Exterior Paint
Choice of 7 exterior paint colours
20" five twin-spoke alloy wheel - painted silver
Radiator Grille
Black Gloss Matrix Grille with Chrome Surround and Vertical Vanes
Lower Bumper Grille
Black Lower Bumper Matrix Style Grille with Bright Surround
Exterior Badges
Bright Bentley Wing badges to Bonnet and Boot, Bentley "B" Badges to Wheel Centres
Derivative Badges
V8 Fender Badge
Full LED matrix headlamps with High Beam Assist (subject to regional applicability)
Full LED taillamps
Quad Oval exhaust finishers
Fuel & Oil Filler Caps
Standard fuel and oil filler caps
Interior Features
Colour Split
Mono-tone colour split
Leather Colours
Choice of 5 premium grade hide interior colours
Alcantara headlining
Crown Cut Walnut
Steering Wheel
Single tone, three-spoke, hide trimmed steering wheel
Gear Shift Paddles
Gear shift paddles to steering wheel
Seat Configuration
Five-Seat Configuration with Three-Point Seat Belts
Treadplates inner with “Handbuilt in Crewe, England” insert
Infotainment System
Infotainment system with 12.3” high definition capacitive touch screen display
DAB/Satellite radio*
Audio System
Bentley Audio system, 10 speakers, 650 watts, 11 channel amplifier