FormaCar

Bentley Flying Spur goes hybrid

07-07-2021 14:45
Bentley has announced a plug-in hybrid variant of its Flying Spur sedan, powered by the same 2.9-liter turbocharged V6 as the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid and the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid (although the latter version has three liters of displacement).

Bentley has announced a plug-in hybrid variant of its Flying Spur sedan, powered by the same 2.9-liter turbocharged V6 as the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid and the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid (although the latter version has three liters of displacement).

The V6 alone produces 416 PS (410 hp / 306 kW) and 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque, while an electric motor inserted between the engine and transmission contributes another 136 PS (134 hp / 100 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft). The cumulative output amounts to 544 PS (536 hp / 400 kW) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque, surpassing both the Panamera and the Bentayga hybrids mentioned above.

Outfitted like this, the car needs 4.3 seconds to reach 100 km/h (62 mph), getting there mere 0.2s behind its V8-powered ICE counterpart.

The traction battery stores up to 14.1 kilowatt-hours of power, converting it into 40 km (25 miles) of WLTP-rated range when necessary. It takes two and a half hours to charge from empty to 100% full. With a combined range of 700 kilometers (435 miles), the Flying Spur PHEV is the marque’s most energy-efficient model to date.

On the outside, you will recognize the Hybrid by its logo, four elliptical tailpipes, and a charging port. The catalog lists wheels ranging from 20 to 22 inches in diameter, around 70 different exterior colors and 17 interior trim schemes.

Pre-orders will start later this summer, and deliveries are scheduled to begin in late 2021.



Editor Andrew Raspopov
  • Comments
    | 0
  • Facebook
    |
  • VK
    | 0

Forma Car Recommends

Car Tuning 25-09-2021
The creator of the Monstermax 2 claims it is the largest monster truck in existence, and far be it from us to argue. The cyclopean horror weighs in at 22.6 metric tons (just under 50,000 lbs) and packs 1,400 horsepower thanks to dual engines.
Novelties 16-09-2021
After four years of production, Ford Motor Company has modernized the seventh generation of the Fiesta hatchback for Europe.
Novelties 15-09-2021
Toyota has expanded its RAV4 offer in Europe by introducing Adventure, a new special trim that incorporates all the 2022MY facelift traits.
Novelties 07-09-2021
Dacia has been doing exceptionally well in Europe lately, with the latest Sandero outselling even the formidable VW Golf in July. The marque plans to expand its lineup on all fronts, and begins with introducing the wagon-shaped Jogger at the Munich expo.
Novelties 06-09-2021
Mercedes-Benz now has a worthy rival to the Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S, Audi e-tron GT, BMW i4, and Lucid Air on its lineup. Here is what it looks like.
Novelties 03-09-2021
The all-new Dacia Jogger will be available to pre-order in five- and seven-seat variants starting in November, although prices remain unannounced and the production won’t start until February 2022.
Novelties 01-09-2021
Mercedes-AMG has introduced its most powerful production car ever – a part electric hatchback named the GT 63 S E Performance. AMG’s first hybrid will be seen live at the IAA Munich 2021 in a few days.
Reviews 24-08-2021
When Dodge fans learned about the company’s intention to introduce an electric muscle car, many criticized the idea for trying to achieve mutually exclusive things in one vehicle. As this video by DragTimes clearly shows, however, the Demon is just no longer a match to EVs.
Novelties 18-08-2021
After more than ten years since the coming of the original Nissan 370Z, a replacement arrives at last. Meet the Nissan Z, a long-anticipated sports car that debuted in New York today with looks nearly identical to the last year’s Z Proto Concept and dual turbos.
Novelties 16-08-2021
Following a series of teasers, Lamborghini has finally unveiled its resurrected Countach supercar. The original coupe was discontinued in 1990, and it looks like the new one lives up to its hype. Let’s see what it is about.
Auto Show 06-08-2021
However hard to believe it might be, the Pagani Huayra is already ten years old, and the Italian carmaker will be bringing a whole handful of differently customized Huayras to the Monterey Car Week in California to celebrate the milestone.
Auto Show 05-08-2021
Mark Schienberg, President of the New York International Auto Show, has confirmed that Covid-19 – the Delta strain of it this time around – ruined the event yet again.
Car Tuning 04-08-2021
German aftermarket company Novitec puts its N-Largo trademark on only the most exquisite and expensive versions of the supercars it modifies – and the Ferrari 812 GTS is the latest entry to make that cut.
Novelties 29-07-2021
Volkswagen has introduced another all-new car, a coupe-like crossover utility vehicle named the Taigo. It will be assembled in Spain and be available in most countries across Europe, as well as Turkey and Africa.
Mercedes’ latest full-size, all-electric SUV – the EQS – has been spied and photographed multiple times already, but the latest bunch of photos reveals more than any of the previous ones did.