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Bentley Continental Flying Spur

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Bentley Continental Flying Spur

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve W engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in, 411.6 kW / 552.0 hp / 552.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 314 km/h / 195 mph / 195 mph top speed, consumption 17.7 l/100km / 16.0 mpg-UK / 13.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BentleyIssued from2008
ModelContinental Flying SpurIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBentley Motors Ltd. (VAG Group)CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)475 l / 16.77 cu ft / 16.77 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2633 l / 92.98 cu ft / 92.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)475 l / 16.77 cu ft / 16.77 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5290 mm / 208.3 in / 208.3 inTotal (curb) weight2475 kg / 5456 lb / 5456 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1475 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inLoad capacity465 kg / 1025 lb / 1025 lb
Wheelbase3065 mm / 120.7 in / 120.7 inGross (max.) weight2940 kg / 6482 lb / 6482 lb
Track front1623 mm / 63.9 in / 63.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1607 mm / 63.3 in / 63.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.41 m2 / 25.9 sq ft / 25.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.96 m2 / 10.4 sq ft / 10.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)23.9 kW / 32.1 hp / 32.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeW engine (W-engine)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerBentleyValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionalloy block & headBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement5998 cm3 / 366.0 cu in / 366.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.501 cu in/cylinder / 30.501 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power411.6 kW / 552.0 hp / 552.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)195.5 kW / 262.2 hp / 262.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output68.6 kW/l / 1.508 bhp/cu in / 1.508 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque108.4 N·m/l / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.53

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed314 km/h / 195 mph / 195 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 sPower-to-weight ratio223.0 kW/ton / 169.0 bhp/ton / 169.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.20 s / 5.20 s / 5.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)11.30 s / 11.30 s / 11.30 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)17.7 l/100km / 16.0 mpg-UK / 13.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions396 g/km / 637 g/mi / 637 g/mi
  Range508 km / 316 mi / 316 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Power assisted steering Traction control.
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones,ASSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link,AS
Wheels front9J x 19Wheels rear9J x 19
Tyres frontPirelli P Zero 275/40 R 19Tyres rearPirelli P Zero 275/40 R 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front405 mm / 15.9 in / 15.9 inBrake diameter rear335 mm / 13.2 in / 13.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bentley Continental Flying Spur

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