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Bentley flying spur v8 india launched press release

  1. 1. Bentley, India Press Release The new Flying Spur V8 – an introduction to the world’s best luxury sedan BENTLEY NEW FLYING SPUR V8 MAKES INDIA DEBUT  Flying Spur luxury sedan adds V8 power  Strong sales and record financial performance maintain brand’s momentum New Delhi, August 7, 2014: Complementing the Flying Spur flagship W12, the V8 model provides the opportunity for drivers to experience the Flying Spur’s blend of performance, craftsmanship and technology with an enhanced touring range. Combining a luxurious and spacious cabin featuring handcrafted wood veneers and leather as well as a suite of on-board technology to make this Bentley the ideal place for work or relaxation on the move; the Flying Spur V8 nevertheless maintains a performance edge. Bentley’s renowned 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine develops 500 bhp and 660 Nm of torque, powering the Flying Spur V8 to 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 295 km/hr. and also offers impressive grand touring performance with a range of more than 700 km on a tank of fuel. Subtle styling differentiates the Flying Spur V8 from its W12 sibling, including figure of eight chromed exhaust finishers and a red center to the Bentley Wings badges to denote the V8 engine. The front lower bumper grills are finished in black. The base price of new Flying Spur V8 is Rs. 3.10 cr ex showroom New Delhi (subject to options & exchange rate fluctuations)
  2. 2. Speaking on the India debut of the Flying Spur V8, Mr Satya Bagla, Managing Director, Exclusive Motors said “For those who love the V8 exhaust note, the world’s most exhilarating luxury sedan has finally arrived. We are pleased to introduce the new Flying Spur V8 derivative in India, which has Bentley’s renowned all wheel drive with smooth 8-speed quick shift transmission giving the driver speed with sophistication and an unforgettable experience whether you are in the back or behind the wheel.” EXTERIOR SPECIFICATION ENGINE Configuration 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 Capacity 3993 cc / 243.7 cu in Induction Two parallel twin-scroll turbochargers, indirect intercooling Power 507 PS / 500 bhp / 373 kW @6000 rpm Torque 660 Nm / 488 lb.ft @1750rpm Construction Alu. alloy block, heads & pistons, forged steel crank & conrods Bore x Stroke 84.5 mm x 89 mm / 3.33" x 3.5" Compression ratio 9.3:1 Fuel delivery Direct injection Valve Gear 4x overhead camshafts with cam phasing, 4 valves per cylinder Fuel 98 (95) RON to E10 Cylinder Deactivation Four cylinders, valves and fuel deactivated at light load Other Notes Turbos in the V for efficiency & response. Thermal management reduces warm-up time. Recuperation & variable power steering. PERFORMANCE 0-100 km/h 5.2 secs 0-160 km/h 11.2 secs Top Speed 295 km/h TRANSMISSION Configuration Automatic gearbox, torque converter, permanent all- wheel drive Torque Split (front:rear) 40:60 with ability to change depending on available traction Gearbox Specification ZF 8HP90 AL951 eight-speed automatic with block shifting Gear ratios 1st: 4.71, 2nd: 3.14, 3rd: 2.1, 4th: 1.67, 5th: 1.29, 6th: 1.00, 7th: 0.839, 8th: 0.667 Final Drive 2.85 Shift Time Mechanical time 600ms, total time 800ms Other Notes Block shifting allows combined downshifts (e.g. 8th to 3rd)
  3. 3. BRAKES, ESP & CRUISE CONTROL Brake Disc Material Cast Iron or optional Carbon-Silicon-Carbide (CSiC) Front 405 mm ventilated iron / 420 mm cross-drilled CSiC Rear 335 mm ventilated iron / 356 mm cross-drilled CSiC Calipers 8-piston Assistance Electronic Brake-force Distribution, ABS, Hydraulic Brake Assistance ESP Two-mode ESP, enhanced brake & throttle regulation, increased cornering control. System can be disabled on driver command Cruise control Cruise control as standard, optional Adaptive Cruise Control Other Notes Electronic Park Brake with Drive-Away assist EXTERIOR SPECIFICATION Body Type and Style Steel monocoque, super-formed aluminium front fenders, aluminium bonnet, composite bootlid with integrated antennae Headlights Bi-Xenon projector headlamps, LED signature daylight running lamps, LED main beam supplementation, LED rear lamps Paint Colours 7 standard, over 110 further optional, bespoke and duo-tone paint on request Aerodynamics Full-length undersheets Notes Sunroof available as no-cost option. Black bumper grills in lieu of chrome on W12. INTERIOR SPECIFICATION Seating As Spur W12, but rear bench seat as standard (no lumbar, adjustment or heating). 4 or 4+1 seat optional. Interior Features Multi-zone climate control with bulls-eye air vents and organ- stop controls. Options: Picnic tables, twin-bottle cooler. Hide Colours 4 standard in monotone colour split as standard, 17 with colour spec Wood Veneers 1 standard (Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus), 6 additional optional Safety Driver, passenger and individual seat airbags, driver knee airbags
  4. 4. INFOTAINMENT AND ELECTRONICS Driver Interface Centralised 8" touchscreen interface, dedicated HVAC panel Sound System Balanced Mode Radiators (BMR). 8-speaker standard system. 1100W Naim option. Navigation System Dynamic route guidance, 7-digit postcodes, Google Maps imagery Phone System Optional Bluetooth telephone connection with privacy handset Onboard Storage 64 GB rear-seat entertainment hard drive Other Notes RSE (MultiMedia Spec) includes Wi-Fi router and Connectivity Unit with 64 GB. For each seat: 10" screen, DVD player, SD card slot, USB port, 12V charging, wireless headphones. Notes to editors  Bentley is the most sought after luxury car brand in the world. In 2013 one in every four luxury cars delivered to customers worldwide was a Bentley. 2013 was Bentley’s record year in the company’s 95-year history. Global customer deliveries grew by 19% over 2012 to 10,120 cars. America remained Bentley’s largest sales region, with 3,140 cars delivered. China continued its position as the second biggest market with 2,191 cars, while in Europe, deliveries reached 1,480 cars. Sales in Bentley’s home market, the UK, were 1,381 and in the Middle East, India & Africa region Bentley delivered 1,185 cars. By the end of 2013 Bentley had nearly 200 dealerships in 54 countries.  Bentley Motors’ headquarters in Crewe is home to all of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s three model lines, Continental, Flying Spur and Mulsanne. The combination of fine craftsmanship, using skills that have been handed down through generations, alongside engineering expertise and cutting-edge technology is unique to UK luxury car brands such as Bentley. It is also an example of high-value British manufacturing at its best. Bentley employs around 3,700 people at Crewe.
  5. 5. About Exclusive Motors: Exclusive Motors Pvt. Ltd. are the leaders in the Luxury Car Market and pioneers in bringing Super Luxury cars to India. Having the experience and knowledge of the international luxury car market they are the most trusted name when it comes to super luxury cars segment. For over two decades they have been importers and retailers of high end luxury cars. Exclusive Motors has a team of enthusiastic car experts who are well acquainted with the nuances of high end luxury cars. Besides Bentley, ‘Exclusive Motors’ have also introduced Bugatti to the Indian market.