Bentley Flying Spur review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Costs & verdict

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RRP from£160,260
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Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

It’s a Bentley. That alone should leave you with no illusions that buying and running a Flying Spur will be anything other than hugely expensive.

The purchase price is suitably massive, it will cost a lot to service and the presence of either a V8 or W12 engine under the bonnet inevitably means you’ll spend a lot of money at petrol stations.

Put simply, more mainstream alternatives, such as the Audi A8 and Mercedes S-Class, make far more financial sense, although if you’re shopping for a Bentley, such things are likely to matter little compared with knowing that your pride and joy has been painstakingly handcrafted just for you.

You do at least get lots of equipment, including 21in alloys, a nappa leather interior, and heating and massaging function for the front seats and the outer rear ones. In typical Bentley style, customers can add virtually any luxury items they might desire – everything from televisions screens to a champagne chiller.

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Overview

There are plenty of luxury cars that make more sense, but few have the sense of occasion you get with the Bentley Flying Spur. Flawed, but we can see why you might.

  • Stunning interior
  • Huge performance
  • Mostly comfortable ride
  • Expensive
  • Awful visibility
  • Some road noise

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