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LUXURIOUS POWER The Flying Spur is not whisper quiet; some sounds are allowed to permeate the cabin. But there is no mistaking its refinement, even when the gas pedal is floored
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LUXURIOUS POWER The Flying Spur is not whisper quiet; some sounds are allowed to permeate the cabin. But there is no mistaking its refinement, even when the gas pedal is floored
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LUXURIOUS POWER The Flying Spur is not whisper quiet; some sounds are allowed to permeate the cabin. But there is no mistaking its refinement, even when the gas pedal is floored

Flying superlative

The Bentley Flying Spur V8 has a smaller engine but the same high level of luxury as its massive turbocharged 6.0-litre sibling.
Sep 27, 2014 6:00 AM

IT MAY not be the first thing anyone discussing the merits of the latest Bentley is likely to broach but the new Flying Spur V8's fuel efficiency has to be one of its most impressive attributes.

Until recently, the Bentley Flying Spur was synonymous with the massive turbocharged 6.0-litre