2007 Bentley Continental GT
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    2007 Bentley Continental GT Expert Review:Autoblog


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    Gaudy. Overstyled. Ostentatious. Attention-hungry. These are words that can be used to describe any number of high-end, six-figure automobiles with pedigreed names and gobs of power. Often, those credentials are accompanied by trademark styling that ranges from the merely adventurous to the outright extreme. That particular branch of motoring is not ideal for everyone, however. Some prefer elegance to envelope pushing; understatement to "Look at me!" Thankfully, elegance and power are not mutually exclusive. Bentley, you see, has just about perfected the art of merging the two. Tastefully beautiful, the Bentley Continental GTC draws as many stares as cars designed to be attention magnets. With 6.0 liters, 12 cylinders, and 552 twin-turbocharged horses underhood, it's no shrinking violet, either. That's the best part, you see. When asked, the Bentley sizes up all comers, and then it blows their doors off -- with panache.


    All photos Copyright ©2007 Alex Núñez / Weblogs, Inc.





    You know the weekend's off to a good start when Friday involves the delivery of droptop Bentley. Glistening in the afternoon sun, resplendent in an Anthracite finish from the Arnage line (a $4K option, by the way) with an interior swathed in Fireglow red leather and piano-black wood inserts, the GTC almost looks back at you through the window as if to ask, "Why on Earth are you in the house when you could be out here driving me?" Not a bad question.



    The GTC is easily the most attractive of the Continentals, its topless profile transforming a car that is eye-catching as a coupe into a classically gorgeous open tourer. Though its design looks thoroughly modern, there are distinct nods to Bentley's heritage in that sculpted bodywork. The accent line that follows the front wheel arch and extends into the door is just like the one you'll find on an old R-Type Continental. The same goes for the car's pronounced rear haunches, which are perhaps the strongest visual indicator of the immense muscle it packs underhood. Those elements, along with the subtly back-angled headlamps, the deeply raked windscreen, and the gentle downward slope at the rear give the GTC a jaunty, streamlined presence when viewed from the side. Fortunately, raising the roof does nothing to spoil the look, either. In fact, on our tester, the roof added an unexpected shot of pizazz, as it was finished in the same shade of red as the interior.



    The front end of the car is simple and uncluttered. Four circular lamps flank the bright, diamond-patterned grille that looks metallic, but isn't. It's a more pedestrian-friendly lightweight plastic. Since the Contis are the sportier model range, there's no upright Flying B ornament. Those are reserved for the Arnages. Instead, a flush-mount "winged B" sits above the grillework. It also acts as the bonnet's lift. When you pop the engine cover, the "B" rises, becoming a handle. Pull on it, and up swings the hood, revealing the twin-turbocharged W12 it protects. The GTC's rump is also cleanly organized. Its squarish taillamps have stacked oval light patterns inside them, a shape subsequently repeated on the exhaust tips exiting through the rear bumper. They, like those ample rear haunches, radiate power, and for good reason.



    Pull the door handle and you're greeted by a deliciously inviting cockpit. It's a symmetrical layout, with dual cowls separated by the center stack. There's an ignition switch to the left of the steering wheel, but you needn't trouble yourself with it. The car's switchblade key is also a keyless fob, so it never needs to leave your pocket. It's heavy, too, kinda like a roll of coins. After you slide into the cushy red seat (it's heated and, in our case, had a lumbar massage feature), the first thing you notice is that nearly every conceivable surface is covered in contrast-stitched leather. The IP hood? Black leather, red stitching. Everything else? Red leather, black stitching. Hell, the mechanized tonneau cover is all-leather, too. So are the pop-up roll hoops behind the rear seat headrests. What isn't covered with leather is trimmed in wood and metal. Every GTC comes with veneered wood inlays on the instrument panel and center console, but not every one gets the piano black treatment ($890) applied to ours. This made the cockpit look much sportier immediately, and contrasted the red primary color very well. The smaller details trim out the rest of the cabin nicely. A Breitling clock is mounted high in the center of the dash, and big round vents with organ-pull controls send heated or chilled air into the atmosphere.




    The startup routine is of the push-button variety, and in an instant the W12 twin turbo is alive, and so, when you hear it, are you. One friend who came over to check out the car and go for a ride took on a look of total incredulity at the spectacular noise coming from the Bentley. "Are you serious?!?" he asked. "I never would have figured this thing to sound like that." What "that" sound is, is 3/4th's Veyron, albeit a little less apocalyptic than the Bugatti's 16-cylinder box of wickedness. This is not an exaggeration. The GTC's look is all class, but the sound it makes when you goose that throttle on startup is evil on a popsicle stick, as if your right foot opens a portal to hell. My slackjawed friend summed it up thusly: "Oh my God. This thing is badass." Indeed it is.




    Now, as mean and nasty as the motor sounds when you spark it up, it would be somewhat out of character for it to always be at full menace. You can put on a floor show in your driveway for a little while, but then civility kicks back in. The exhaust system is modulated so that at startup, it's wide open and sounds that way. After idling 60 seconds, however, a set of flaps close, muting the aural signature. You can now go about your business making no more noise than Grandpa's Buick. Nudge the tach over 3,000 RPM, however, and the flaps open back up, heralding the return of that predatory exhaust note. This is made around 500% more enjoyable thanks to the complete lack of a roof, which is why the GTC is so engaging. You don't miss out on any aspect of the multimedia experience the car provides.



    The Bentley's flared rear fenders could easily make one believe the GTC's a rear-driver, but that's one trait it doesn't share with its R-Type forebear or any of its showroom siblings from the Arnage line. The GTC's six-speed automatic with Tiptronic channels power to all four wheels. As such, launching the 5,456-pound convertible is rather drama-free. Pull the shifter down into the Sport Program by selecting "S," and punch it. There's no wheelspin, no smoky burnout -- just the bellowing sound of the exhaust and the feeling you've been launched from an aircraft carrier's steam catapult. Bentley pegs the GTC's 0-60 time at 4.8 seconds, and who are we to argue? The rate at which this car accelerates is astonishing, and you'd never guess that it weighs over two-and-a-half tons if you didn't know better. It takes some serious braking power to halt that mass, and again, the GTC is more than up to the task. Showing off front discs the size of appetizer tray through the wheel spokes, the brakes also draw comments. My neighbor, eyeing the car as I pulled it up for a show-and-tell, deadpanned, "Gee, you think the front rotors are big enough?" Yeah, they'll do.



    On the road, the GTC is rock solid, its air suspension doing a good job of keeping the hefty ragtop planted and the ride pleasant. As the driver, you can also adjust the settings manually when the conditions call for it. With a few colleagues in the car for a demo ride, I came upon a long stretch of road that had recently been torn up. The ride became noticeably louder as we traversed the grooved, uneven pavement. I pulled up the suspension interface on the multimedia display in the center stack and dialed the slider over to the highest comfort setting. Almost immediately, the suspension adjusted itself according to my input. We were quickly rewarded with less noise and a smoother ride. Very impressive.



    At highway speed, the cabin can get rather blustery. This isn't a complaint as much as it is an observation, as whining about wind in a convertible is akin to complaining that it's wet in your swimming pool. With the windows up, it's notably calmer, and with the top up, it's as quiet and well-insulated as some sedans. You can't operate the roof while underway, but if you get caught in a passing shower, all you need to do is pull over for around 25 seconds to make it happen. It's very quick and completely automatic -- no latches to release, just hold a button and wait. Conveniently, you don't need to be in the car to operate the roof, either. This is especially useful if you have a full load of passengers, as the gang can pile out at a restaurant without pretending they're Romanian gymnasts. Wait for your friends to exit gracefully and then put the top up by simply holding down the lock button on the outer door handle. Equally neat is the ability to lower it with the key fob. Getting ready to leave after coffee? No problem. While your party is polishing off the last sips of cappuccino, you can "prep" the car for your arrival if your seat's in the remote's operating range. Hold down a button on the fob, and watch the Bentley quickly stow its roof while it patiently waits outside. Bonus points if there are people standing near the car when you do this, as it's fun to watch their startled reactions.



    The driving position is comfortable and affords good forward visibility, and the controls are generally straightforward. The multimedia interface takes a little getting acclimated to, but it quickly becomes second nature. Back seat passengers have a tight squeeze, but as I learned during a night out with friends, when you show up in their driveway with a Bentley, the paucity of rear legroom is something people are willing to look past. If we were taking the GTC on a road trip, however, we'd keep the passenger compliment limited to two, and use the back seat as additional luggage space for anything that didn't fit in the surprisingly ample trunk. The top is so compact when folded into its shallow storage well, it doesn't interfere with boot access at all. When you open it and peer in, you'll likely forget it's attached to a convertible. There's even a floor-mounted cargo net to keep smaller items from rolling about, which came in handy after a stop at the grocery store.



    The GTC is not without a couple of nits to pick. For one, it clearly wasn't designed for people who bring a beverage in the car. The cupholder is an afterthought -- a removable attachment that snaps into a storage cubby in the center console. To access it at all, you must raise both front seat armrests, which become unusable as long as your coffee sits in its cradle. If the Porsche Boxster, a pure sports car, can provide eminently usable cupholders to its ooccupants, so, then, should Bentley, in its opulent open sports tourer. The other maddening experience with the GTC was its resistance to my particular Bluetooth phone. Even after following the manual and using the controller stowed in one of the armrests, all attempts to mate my Blackberry with the car were futile, as it apparently welcomes some Bluetooth devices but not others. It's frustrating to know that I'm all but guaranteed to quickly connect my phone in a Bluetooth-equipped Nissan or Toyota costing $25,000, but can't in a technology-laden $206,000 luxury car. Bentley has informed us that Bluetooth connectivity has been improved in its 2008 models. Granted, a Bentley owner (as opposed to a Bentley interloper like myself) faced with Bluetooth connection issues is likely to just go out buy a new phone that works with the car.

    There are no other complaints to be made about the GTC. The total experience is simply too rich, too rewarding, and too invigorating for nitpicks to matter. Chalk them up to its "character." The Bentley doesn't want you sipping a coffee or yapping on the phone. It wants you to drive it, and for a glorious weekend, we did.



    Cruising along one night, with the top down and a full load of passengers, I scooted down an empty tree-lined road and noticed a faint, occasional rumble, almost like thunder in the distance. It was a clear night, and rain hadn't been in the forecast. "Is that thunder?" I wondered aloud, perplexed. Then it dawned on me. It wasn't thunder at all. It was the Bentley, reminding everyone it was there, its exhaust burbling every time I lifted off the throttle. In a way, it capsulizes the entire experience of the car. Motoring along placidly, the rumble foreshadows a different kind of storm -- one that you control. The Bentley Continental GTC is either that quiet calm leading up to the big blow, or the thunderous, biblical, board-up-the-windows blast itself. It just depends on how far you flex your right foot.



    All photos Copyright ©2007 Alex Núñez / Weblogs, Inc.

    Grand style with performance and practicality.

    Introduction

    The Bentley Continental Flying Spur is a grand car that recalls a heroic age, a throwback to a time when big sedans were more art than science. Yet the Flying Spur also adds performance, technology, and even utility to this formula, and the result is a car that is uniquely practical as well as uniquely beautiful. 

    Beneath the Flying Spur's dramatic sheetmetal, you'll find the latest developments in automotive technology. A W12 engine incorporates twin turbochargers to produce some 552 horsepower. All-wheel drive delivers excellent traction in all kinds of weather. A sophisticated suspension with air springs and electronically controlled dampers produces extraordinary driving composure. 

    Moreover, the Flying Spur is a car that's meant to be driven. The driving experience is effortlessly intuitive, the performance is powerful yet controllable, and the interior is useful as well as comfortable. Compared to other prestige cars, the Flying Spur can be used on a daily basis just like a conventional sedan. 

    The Bentley Continental Flying Spur belongs to a rarified group of automobiles that are signatures of wealth and style. Bentley and Roll-Royce have dominated this market for decades, but now German and Italian manufacturers have joined the game for reasons of both corporate image and national pride. When a British holding company sold off the long-time Bentley/Rolls-Royce concern in 1999 because investment funds for the future weren't available, Volkswagen purchased Bentley while BMW bought Rolls-Royce. This event inspired a re-making of the whole prestige-car marketplace, as Mercedes-Benz invented Maybach, while Fiat decided to join the game with Maserati. 

    Since its takeover by Volkswagen, Bentley has been conspicuously successful. Much of the reason has been the Continental model, which was greeted with wide acclaim when the two-door GT was introduced in 2003. The four-door Flying Spur enjoyed similar success when it was launched in 2005. Evidence of this success can be found in the U.S. market during 2005, where Bentley sold 2144 Continental GTs and 1217 Flying Spurs during the year. In the same time period, Rolls-Royce sold 382 Phantoms, while Maybach sold just 152 cars. 

    It should be duly noted that price is a part of the Bentley Contintental's appeal, for while the Flying Spur is twice the price of a Lexus, it is just half the price of a Rolls-Royce. 

    This Bentley is an example of automotive art, yet it also illustrates the way in which prestige cars are becoming more affordable, practical and useful in response to ever-increasing sophistication from consumer-grade sedans built by Audi, BMW, Lexus, and Mercedes-Benz. 

    Lineup

    The Bentley Continental Flying Spur is a four-door sedan, a companion to Bentley's two-door Continental GT coupe and the forthcoming, two-door Continental GTC convertible. The Flying Spur is available as either a five-passenger model or a four-passenger model. Both are powered by a turbocharged, 6.0-liter W12 engine rated at 552 hp and both feature all-wheel drive. 

    As you'd expect, the Continental Flying Spur's list of available comfort and convenience items is extensive. Leather upholstery is standard equipment, and the power-adjustable front seats feature settings for both heating and cooling. The four-zone climate control system includes rear-seat controls. There's an AM/FM stereo audio system with a CD player, and it can be tuned through controls integrated into the steering wheel. A connection to Sirius satellite radio is standard, as is a Bluetooth-compatible telephone connection. A satellite navigation system is also standard. There's a power latching system for the trunk and all the doors. Keyless entry is included. 

    Standard performance features begin with the turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 engine. It drives through a six-speed automatic transmission that can be controlled through either a conventional lever mounted on the center console or fingertip-actuated paddles that are mounted on the steering wheel. Full-time all-wheel drive with a torque-sensing center differential is standard. The suspension can be electronically tuned for comfort or performance with a knob that is mounted on the dash. 

    The five-seat model of the Flying Spur has a rear bench seat that accommodates three and includes a pull-down center armrest that reveals lockable pass-through access to the trunk. The limousine-like four-passenger model features two, electronically adjustable, bucket-style seats that are separated by a console. Controls for the climate and audio systems as well as a connection for a rear-seat telephone are located on the console. 

    Convenience and appearance options are limited only by the imagination of the customer and they include such things as rear-seat picnic tables that drop down from the back of the front seats. Our test car was equipped with more typical optional equipment, including a power sunroof ($990), deep-pile carpet floormats ($490), a gear lever finished in chrome and leather ($590), a steering wheel trimmed in two-tone leather ($490), and a valet parking key ($240). Our test car also carried a set of aluminum alloy wheels finished in chrome ($4240). 

    Passive safety is provided by dual-stage front air bags, front-seat side-impact airbags designed to provide torso protection, and curtain-type air bags designed to provide head protection for both front- and outboard rear-seat passengers. Seat-belt pre-tensioners and load limiters are standard. There's also a system that monitors the air pressure of the tires. 

    Active safety measures begin with an electronic stability program (ESP) to help maintain vehicle control during emergency maneuvers. Antilock brakes (ABS) help enhance steering control during emergency stops. To optimize braking and shorten stopping distances, electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) improves stability under braking, while Brake Assist maintains full braking force during a panic stop even if you inadvertently relax pressure on the brake pedal. Meanwhile, all-wheel drive also contributes to all-around driving safety. 

    For 2007, the premium Mulliner model has been added to the Flying Spur line, an even more luxurious level of trim named for Bentley's long-time supplier of custom coachwork. It's most notable for the use of special diamond-quilted seat leather for the interior and 20-inch wheels with high-performance, 275/35YR-20 Yokohama Advan Sport tires for added driving performance. 

    Walkaround

    Bentley traces its heritage to its thundering sports cars of the 1920s that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's most famous endurance race, and the Flying Spur evokes the spirit of those heroic cars. Its stylized hood and front fenders, oversize headlights, and racing-style mesh grille are all inspired by classic themes. 

    In profile, the short overhang between the Flying Spur's front bumper and the front wheels emphasizes the prominent nose and very long hood, a traditional visual signature of a powerful automobile. Meanwhile, the long waist of the car appears deep and solid, a styling message of substance and gravitas. 

    Because the Flying Spur has the ability to reach 195 mph, the bodywork is also functional. The elongated shape produces a measure of aerodynamic stability at extreme speed, while a slippery drag coefficient of 0.31 Cd minimizes speed-sapping turbulence as well as annoying wind noise. For further stability, a vestigial spoiler atop the trunk lid reduces aerodynamic lift, and the carefully shaped rear bumper helps extract air from underneath the car. 

    The Flying Spur is imposing in size as well as style. It measures 208.9 inches (17.4 feet) from nose to tail, 83.4 inches from one outside mirror to another, and stands 58.2 inches tall. It also weighs 5456 pounds when it's parked at the curb and ready to drive, about 800 pounds heavier than the big sedans from BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz. Even the standard 19-inch wheels are taller than those of conventional sedans. 

    Beneath the sheet metal, the Flying Spur has the same fundamental architecture as the Audi A8L (both Audi and Bentley are wholly owned divisions of Volkswagen AG). The Flying Spur's body and engine are actually built in Germany, but the final assembly takes place at Bentley's long-time facility in Crewe, England. 

    In terms of miscellaneous exterior features, the Flying Spur's headlights incorporate external washer jets and bright bi-xenon gas bulbs, while the taillights feature quick-response LEDs. The double-paned side glass features special infra-red reflective coating to help keep the interior cool. The windshield wipers react automatically when raindrops are sensed. 

    Interior

    The traditional character of English design comes through strongly in the Continental Flying Spur's use of chrome, leather and wood. This is a rich and luxurious environment, yet there are no compromises in ergonomics and technology. As a result, this Bentley can be enjoyed for its functional utility as well as its comfort and style. 

    Our test car's steering wheel featured hand-stitched leather (a process that takes five hours), and it tilts and telescopes to accommodate drivers of different sizes. Controls for the audio system and trip computer are integrated into the wheel. The modern gauge cluster set within the instrument binnacle incorporates a small screen to alternately display information either from the audio system, navigational unit or trip computer. Elsewhere on the dash, the ventilation outlets are large bull's-eye modules, a design that's refreshingly intuitive to use and also in keeping with Bentley tradition. 

    The centerpiece of the dash is the seven-inch video screen that displays both information from the satellite navigation system (which affords nationwide map information in a single DVD disk), and the audio system. Discrete piano keys alongside the screen determine the different functions, while a central knob is used as the input key. The system is easier to use than competing systems from BMW and Mercedes-Benz, but fussier to use that similar systems offered by Acura and Lexus, both in terms of physical controls and internal computer logic. 

    The premium audio system features 12 speakers, and the acoustic quality is excellent. But because the navigation computer takes up so much space in the central console, the six-disk CD changer is located in the glovebox, an ergonomic compromise often seen in modern cars with a surfeit of electronics. 

    There are no ergonomic issues once you're behind the wheel, however. The 16-way adjustable front seat puts you in just the right position, and the seating surfaces can be either warmed or cooled, a feature that keeps leather from feeling icy in the winter or sweaty in the summer. This seat also cradles you with firm, supportive bolsters. Both front seats incorporate a massage feature to relieve the fatigue of long-distance driving. 

    If you select the optional two-passenger, limousine-style rear seat, the individually adjustable rear bucket seats afford first-class accommodations. There are climate and audio controls mounted in a center console between the rear seats, plus the electrically deployed privacy screens for the rear window and side glass, and it all adds up to the ambience of a business jet. 

    Yet, just like a jet, there's not quite as much room in the Flying Spur as you suppose. This car offers some 102 cubic feet of interior passenger volume, but this is an average of three cubic feet smaller in overall passenger volume than a BMW 7 Series, Lexus LS, or Mercedes S-Class. Front-seat legroom is generous, but the oversize Bentley front seats restrict rear-seat by a couple inches. On the other hand, the Flying Spur's trunk is truly voluminous, some 16.7 cubic feet in all. 

    Taken as a whole, the interior surroundings are gorgeous. Bentley uses no less than 11 cowhides to trim the interior, and it selects leather strictly from climes in northern Europe, where the animals are less likely to have been scarred by insect bites. Bentley is also unique in its use of natural unstained and unbleached wood veneers (a total of seven different veneers are available). As a result, everything you see is a delight and everything you touch is a pleasure. 

    Driving Impression

    The Bentley heritage is all about driving. Back in 1930, Bentley chief executive Woolf Barnato (whose family fortune came from diamond mines in South Africa), once raced his Bentley Speed Six sedan across France against the famous Blue Train, and won. In the early 1950s, the 120-mph Bentley Continental R became the fastest, most luxurious way to travel across Europe. Like these historic cars from Bentley's past, the Continental Flying Spur is meant to make the same kind of active, high-performance statement. 

    Bentley's unique twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine makes this possible. Essentially this engine looks like two V6 engines mounted side-by-side and connected by a single crankshaft, and it has a natural balance that makes its vibrations almost undetectable. The engine starts with the push of a button, a design feature that Bentley brought back from motoring history and which has since been copied by many other car manufacturers. Once the engine comes to life, a specially tuned exhaust system gives it a delicious note of audible authority. 

    Turbocharging helps the W12 produce some 552 horsepower, more than the engine of any other sedan except for the 604-hp, 6.5-liter, supercharged V8 in the $180,000 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG. The Bentley W12 has enough power to accelerate even this incredibly heavy 5456-pound car to 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds, speed to 100 mph in 11.3 seconds, and reach a top speed of 195 mph. 

    More important, this engine makes 479 pound-feet of torque at only 1600 rpm. As a result, the Flying Spur has the ability to move through medium-speed traffic with incredible directness, accelerating to 70 mph from 50 mph in only 2.6 seconds. The car calmly hurtles forward as if propelled by pure physical force. 

    The car's dual personality is reflected in the ZF-built six-speed transmission, which affords either conventional automatic shifting or manually selected gear changes through fingertip-actuated paddles mounted on the steering wheel. You can drive slowly and let the transmission do the thinking, or you can drive hard and determine the gear you need. 

    On the open road, the Flying Spur delivers a reassuring feeling of stability. The long wheelbase, front-biased weight distribution (56 percent front/44 percent rear), and all-wheel drive combine to help the car track straight and true. Meanwhile, the Bentley's prodigious 5456 pounds of weight help to smother any disturbing ride motions stirred up by small pavement imperfections. At higher speeds, the suspension's air springs help the car absorb the deflection from larger inputs with a composed, naturally progressive action. The suspension dampers also can be electronically tuned to four different settings to vary the overall ride quality from cushy to controlled. 

    At high speed, the light-effort, speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion steering has enough road feel to reassure the driver about his ability to control the car. At low speed, a turning circle of 38.7 feet delivers reasonable maneuverability. At any speed, the dual-pane glass ensures the drive is quiet. 

    Despite its size, the Flying Spur is capable of enthusiastic driving, as its electronic safety net of stability enhancements helps to keep the car responsive to the brakes and steering. The proper emergency procedure in almost any circumstance is to stand on the brake pedal and then start steering, and the car itself will help you deal safely with the situation. When the stability system engages, its action is progressive and predictable, and it doesn't panic the driver. 

    While the Continental Flying Spur challenges the laws of physics with its performance on the road, there are some natural laws that can't be circumvented, so it's no surprise that the car's fuel economy is rated at just 11 mpg on the EPA's city cycle. 

    Summary

    The Continental Flying Spur has the kind of visual grandeur long associated with Bentley, yet this car also functions with complete competence as a daily device for everyday travel. It is a commanding blend of style, technology and utility, a completely modern automobile. The Flying Spur's price is equally commanding, yet it's relatively affordable in its class, and this makes it a car of aspiration to a greater number of people than ever before. When the owners of big sedans from BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz go to sleep at night, the Bentley Continental Flying Spur is the car they dream about. 

    Model Lineup

    Bentley Continental Flying Spur ($164,990); Mulliner Edition. 

    Assembled In

    Crewe, England. 

    Options As Tested

    valet parking key ($240), deep-pile carpet mats with leather trim ($490), two-tone leather-trimmed steering wheel ($490), gear lever with chrome and leather trim (($590), drilled-alloy sport foot pedals ($590), convenience communications pack ($890), tilt/slide glass sunroof ($990), Mulliner alloy fuel cap ($290), space-saver spare tire ($240), custom 19-inch wheels with chrome finish ($4240). 

    Model Tested

    Bentley Continental Flying Spur 5-passenger ($164,990). 

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