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Mulsanne (2010 - 2020)

The Bentley Mulsanne spent a decade as the flagship model of the Bentley range.. The world’s finest handmade car represents the ultimate combination of both luxury and performance. The range offers a choice of three remarkable vehicles: the Mulsanne, the Mulsanne Speed for more dynamic driving and, for those who prefer to travel in the back with extra legroom and comfort, the Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase.

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The Mulsanne was given a face lift in 2014,  with new design cues and inteirior options, and folliwng this two new derivatives joined the Mulsanne range:  Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase and Mulsanne Speed. 

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Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase front cabin with aubergine and tan leather interior | Bentley Motors

Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase 2016 - 2020

The Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase, launched in 2016, was designed to be the most comfortable and luxurious car in the Mulsanne range. Designed for customers with a preference for being driven, it offered a first-class air-travel experience on the road. With an extra 250mm of legroom in the rear and sumptuous, light-filled cabin space, Mulsanne Extended Wheebase was the most generously proportioned luxury limousine in the world.

To make the best use of the additional rear legroom, Bentley developed optional airline-style electronic leg rests, seamlessly integrated into the bases of the two rear seats. These extend out and pivot, giving the choice between upright, relaxed and reclined seating positions.

A beautifully designed optional centre console, crafted from the finest veneer, metal, glass and leather divided the rear seats. Rear seats could also be specified with folding picnic tables. Electric privacy curtains were fitted as standard.

Performance
The Mulsanne Extended Wheebase's 6¾ litre, twin turbocharged V8 engine produced 506 bhp (377 kW / 513 PS) at 4,200 rpm and up to 1,020 Nm (752 lb.ft) of torque at 1,750 - 3,250 rpm. This immense power meant the Mulsanne EWB coul accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds (0-100 km/h in 5.5 seconds), and on to a top speed of 184 mph (296 km/h).

 

 

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View of the Bentley Mulsanne Speed dashboard with all black leather finish | Bentley Motors
Black leather quilted front seats with yellow contrast stitching in a Bentley Mulsanne Speed | Bentley Motors

Mulsanne Speed (2015 - 2020)

At the time of its launch, Mulsanne Speed was the most powerful four-door car in the world. It featured immense torque, thanks to a more enhanced version of Bentley’s mighty 6¾-litre twin-turbo V8 engine.

Offering a sporting take on luxury, its rifled stainless steel tailpipes, unique 21” wheels, dark tint brightware and ‘Speed’ fender badges all added to its powerful road presence. A series of assertive styling features included a dark tint finish applied to the exterior brightware, including matrix grilles, bumper, radiator grille and 'B' wing vents. The dark tint extended to both front and rear lights. 21” Speed alloy wheels, with a dark-tint option, were Bentley's first-ever directional style wheel .

Mulsanne Speed also included interior features that further highlighted its sporting abilities. These included diamond-quilted seats and door pads, knurled gear lever and drilled alloy sports pedals. A striking sports interior colour split with perforated hide also ensure the Speed's unique place in the Mulsanne family.

Performance
The 6¾ litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine generated 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. It accelerated effortlessly from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds (0‑100 km/h in 4.9 seconds) and reached a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h). 

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Light blue Bentley Mulsanne on the way to Golden Gate Bridge | Bentley Motors
Bentley Mulsanne front cabin with tan leather interior and veneer finish | Bentley Motors
Rear cabin of a Bentley Mulsanne with complete tan leather interior | Bentley Motors

Mulsanne (2014 - 2020)

The Mulsanne, with its understated elegance represented the pinnacle of Bentley craftsmanship and contemporary design. The sharp lines of the front end were dominated by an eye-catching front grille, featuring bright vertical stainless steel vanes. Introduced in 2017, this new grille design replaced the matrix grille exclusively for Mulsanne. The effect was striking, making the car appear wide, sleek, low and connected to the road. Low B-shaped wing vents in the fender and optional 21” wheels, available in three styles, added to the car’s road presence.

The Mulsanne offered the most refined automotive interiors in the world, with the finest hides and most exquisite veneers used throughout the cabin.  Front and rear seats, door trim, armrests and switches were designed as a contemporary take on classic Bentley design. Hand-finished, unbleached and book-matched wood veneers form pure, elegant surfaces throughout the cabin.  The front seats featured 14-way electrical adjustment with an easy entry and exit movement, while the back seats offer 8-way adjustment.Deep pile flat-cut carpets were handcrafted specifically for each Mulsanne.

Performance
Beneath the Mulsanne’s bonnet lay the range's 6¾ litre, twin turbocharged V8 engine which produced 506 bhp (377 kW / 513 PS) at 4,200 rpm and up to 1,020 Nm (752 lb.ft) of torque at 1,750 - 3,250 rpm. It accelerated from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds (0 -100 km/h in 5.3 seconds) and on to a top speed of 184 mph (296 km/h). 

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Bentley Mulsanne 2010 - 2014

Unveiled first at Pebble Beach Concourse in 2009, the Bentley Mulsanne was name after the Mulsanne Corner at Le Mans race circuit, and represented the ultimate in luxury limousine comfort and performance.  Hand built in Crewe from the most luxurious materials, the 2009 Mulsanne carried the lineage of the Bentley Arnage and took it even further in terms of power, comfort and personalisation capability. 

A choice of 114 exterior colours, 21 carpet colours, nine wood veneers, and 24 interior leather hides, were available, as well as a choice to specify a customised colour scheme. The rear seating could be configured to accommodate either 2 or 3 passengers. A Naim Audio 2,200 watt audio system with MP3, Bluetooth, and an MMI capability was available, .and in 2013 Bottle coolers were introduced for rear seat passengers, able to store champagne or other beverages.

Powered by the now iconic twin-turbocharged 6.75-litre V8 engine., the 2010 Mulsanne achieved  0-60 mph in  5.1 secconds, with a top speed of 184mph. 

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