Bentley confirms new car after internet leak

Last updated 14:28 20/02/2013
The new Bentley Flying Spur.
The new Bentley Flying Spur.

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The pictures leaked into the internet overnight (NZ time) so Bentley has been forced to reveal details of its new Flying Spur luxury performance sedan.

Click photo for more views of the new Bentley Flying Spur.

Bentley's most powerful four-door model ever makes its global debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on 5th March.

The Flying Spur has a 6.0-litre, twin turbo W12 engine, coupled to a ZF eight-speed transmission under the hood, developing  800 Nm of torque. Bentley claims there is a 14 per cent improvement in the power-to-weight ratio over the outgoing model and the Flying Spur delivers 0-60 kmh in 4.3 seconds and a top-speed of 322 kmh).

In the modern Bentley tradition, power is delivered to the road via all-wheel drive with a 40:60 rear-biased torque split.

As expected of any car with the Bentley badge, it is packed full of luxurious features with many to be chosen and included at the owner's request.

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