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Mulsanne Speed

The Mulsanne Speed is the most powerful four-door car in the world. It features  immense torque, thanks to a more enhanced version of Bentley’s mighty 6¾-litre twin-turbo V8 engine, and is built for the driver who appreciates the full potential of near limitless power.

Design

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Exterior

The Mulsanne Speed offers a sporting take on luxury. Its rifled stainless steel tailpipes, unique 21” wheels, dark tint brightware and ‘Speed’ fender badges all add to its powerful road presence.

A series of assertive styling features enhance the Mulsanne Speed’s sporting intent. A dark tint finish is applied to the exterior brightware, including matrix grilles, bumper, radiator grille and wing vent. ‘B’ wing vents add to the clean look. The dark tint extends to both front and rear lights. 21” Speed alloy wheels, with a dark-tint option, are Bentley's first-ever directional style wheel and have the same visual direction of rotation on either side of the car.

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Interior

In addition to the interior updates across the Mulsanne range, the Mulsanne Speed also benefits from features that further highlight its sporting abilities. These include diamond-quilted seats and door pads, knurled gear lever and drilled alloy sports pedals. A striking sports interior colour split with Speed stitch line and perforated hide also ensure the powerful and exquisite Speed remains unique.

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Performance

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Dynamic yet refined

The new Mulsanne Speed is much more than just a powerhouse, it is a car for those who prefer to take the wheel themselves. Its 6¾ litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine generates 530 bhp / 395 kW / 537 PS) at 4,000 rpm and 1,100 Nm (811 lb.ft) of torque. The highest torque of any four-door luxury car, Speed delivers 5% more brake horsepower and 8% more torque than its Mulsanne sibling.

Mulsanne Speed combines outstanding driving dynamics with supreme refinement. It accelerates effortlessly from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds (0‑100 km/h in 4.9 seconds) and reaches a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h). Cutting-edge engine technology delivers competitive emissions for a car of this size (C02 of 342g/km) and (18.8mpg) fuel consumption figures.

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Perfect balance

The Mulsanne Speed offers four driver-selectable suspension settings, which combined with computer monitoring 50 times per second, ensure the perfect balance of ride and handling performance in any conditions. The driver-focused Sport suspension setting makes the most of the Speed’s formidable power and acceleration. It stiffens the air suspension for improved body control and high-speed grip. It also adjusts the steering dynamics for a more sporting and engaging feel. The Bentley setting gives the optimum balance between comfort and performance. The Comfort setting provides the most refined and comfortable on-road drive imaginable. Whereas the Custom setting enables the driver to configure their own personal engine and chassis settings.

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Personalisation

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Make your Mark

Bentley offers a range of personalisation options to help you make your mark on your Mulsanne Speed. As well as the extensive range of personalisation options, including over 100 exterior colours, 11 veneers, 24 hide colours and 13 duo-tone options, there are additional ways to make your mark on your Mulsanne Speed. These include Bentley optional carbon-fibre inserts to waistrails that complement the Speed’s contemporary character. 

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Mulliner Driving Specification

The Mulliner Driving Specification is fitted as standard on the Mulsanne Speed’s interior. It adds superb styling cues including diamond-quilted seats, a knurled gear lever, organ stop controls and drilled alloy sport pedals. The striking sports interior colour split with Speed stitch line and perforated hide adds an exquisite attention to detail that confirms the Mulsanne Speed’s status as the most powerful Mulsanne.

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Premier Specification

You could also opt for the Mulsanne Speed Premier Specification, which features 21" Mulsanne Speed wheel in dark tint or polished finish, the distinctive Flying ‘B’ radiator mascot, Jewel fuel filler cap and remote-controlled garage door opener*. Also included are two city umbrellas, a valet key and veneered media drawer and minor gauges panel.

And if you wish to go one step further to make your car truly personalised then the Mulliner department – the definition of bespoke – is always on hand to help.

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For more information on the Mulsanne Speed specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator.

*Denotes feature not available in all markets
Max power
530 bhp / 537 PS / 395 kW / @ 4000 rpm
Max torque
811 lb-ft / 1100 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Engine capacity
6752 cc
Fuel type
EU 95 to 98 RON US/ROW 92 to 98 RON
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph 4.8 seconds, 0 - 100 km/h 4.9 seconds
Max speed
190 mph / 305 km/h
CO2 EU Drivecycle
Type Approved
Combined
18.8 mpg, 15.0 litres / 100 km
Urban
12.1 mpg, 23.4 litres / 100 km
Extra urban
28.0 mpg, 10.1 litres / 100 km
CO2 EPA Drivecycle
Type Approved
City driving (US)
11 US mpg
Highway driving (US)
18 US mpg
Combined (US)
13 US mpg
CO2 emissions
342 g/km
Efficiency class
M (UK New Car Tax Band)
Emission Controls
EU 6 / LEV II

Weights and Volumes

Kerb Weight
5919 lb / 2685 kg (ROW), 5977 lb / 2711 kg (NA)
Gross Vehicle Weight
7055 lb / 3200 kg
Boot Volume
15.75 cu-ft / 443 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.12 gallons / 25.36 US gallons / 96 litres

Dimensions

Overall Length
219.5 in / 5575 mm
Width Across Mirrors
86.9 in / 2208 mm
Width With Folded Mirrors
75.8 in / 1926 mm
Overall Height
59.9 in / 1521 mm
Wheelbase
128.6 in / 3266 mm

Vehicle Dynamics

Engine
6.75-litre twin-turbocharged V8 with cam phasing and variable displacement producing 537 PS and 1100 Nm of torque
Brakes
Iron brakes with black painted brake callipers
Suspension
Air springs with continuous damping control. Four driver-selectable settings including lowered sports tuned suspension.

Exterior Features

Exterior Paint
Choice of 25 exterior paint colours
Wheels
21" Speed alloy wheels with bright painted finish
Radiator Grille
New painted radiator shell with bright stainless steel vertical vanes, dark tint stainless steel matrix grille and 2-D Bentley winged 'B' Badge
Lower Bumper Grille
Dark tint stainless steel matrix grilles to lower bumper apertures and wing vents
Exterior Badges
Black 'B' badging on radiator shell, boot lid and wheels
Derivative Badges
Speed badge fitted to front wing lower brightware
Headlights
New full LED Dark tint LED headlights with four beam patterns, vehicle speed sensing and GPS integration for optimum illumination in all driving conditions
Taillights
New 'Flying B' style dark tint LED taillights and discreet high-level stop lamp to rear screen
Tailpipes
Rifled exhaust tailpipes
Fuel & Oil Filler Caps
Standard fuel and oil filler caps
Brightware
Polished stainless steel brightware to glass surrounds, and embellishers to doors and bumpers

Interior Features

Colour Split
Choice of mono-tone colour split, or 4 duo-tone colours splits including 'Speed' colour split
Leather Colours
Choice of 24 premium grade hide interior colours
Emblem Stitching
Embroidered Bentley emblems to headrests
Headlining
Indented leather headlining
Veneer
Burr Walnut, Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus, Dark Stained Burr Walnut or Piano Black veneer
Steering Wheel
Single-tone, 4-spoke, hide trimmed steering wheel
Gear Lever
Knurled sports gear lever with leather
Seat Configuration
4 + 1 seat configuration with diamond quilted seat design
Mulliner Driving Specification Interior Features
Mulliner Driving Specification including diamond quilting, indented leather headliner and alloy sports foot pedals
Body styling
Light grey satin coloured rear bumper lower
Foot Pedals
Standard foot pedals
Treadplates
Polished stainless steel 'MULSANNE' and 'SPEED' treadplates
Infotainment System
Front screen infotainment system with 8" high resolution screen
Radio
Satellite radio*
Audio System
Mulsanne audio system with 14 speakers, two subwoofers, powered through 6 channels with digital sound processing
21" Alloy wheels (Various styles)
Speed 21" Wheel with Dark Tint Finish
Flying 'B' Radiator Mascot
Seat ventilation and massage to front and rear seats
"Naim for Bentley"
New "Bentley Theatre" Rear Seat Entertainment
Veneered iPad Picnic Tables
Adaptive Cruise Control System
Refrigerated Bottle Cooler
Black Curtains to Rear Cabin
Comfort Specification
Veneered door panels
Speed Premier Specification
Corner View Camera
Deep Pile Wilton Carpet Mats to Front and Rear
Lambswool Rugs to Front and Rear (in addition to Standard Overmats)
Twin Illuminated Fold Down Vanity Mirrors