More luxury almost no longer goes

Crewe (England), 23 February 2016

The Mulsanne is the flagship of Bentley. Now, the big sedan Gets a facelift with changes to the body, Interior, and with three different versions of a model.

New front and new interior

The biggest change took place at the front of the Mulsanne. There everything has been up to the A-pillar almost once redesigned: the fenders, the hood, the eight centimetres wider Grill, the headlights with better night vision, as well as the 26 millimeters wider bumper. New seats, armrests and door panels moved into the Interior. Improved noise, the noise level declined by four decibels. Also installed a new Infotainment system with eight-inch display, a 60-gigabyte hard drive, tablets in the rear and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Even more space

The three versions of the model are speed and Mulsanne Mulsanne, Mulsanne extended wheelbase. The Mulsanne extended wheelbase is for people who like to leave the driving to others. A 25 centimeter long wheelbase makes the Fund even more spacious. The gained space be footrests for the two single seats for use, which can be electrically adjusted. USB ports as well as cups and pen holders can be found in the console between the seats. Also fold-out tables are available as optional. The Mulsanne extended wheelbase comes as standard with electric curtains in the rear.

Even more power

The Mulsanne speed differs mainly in the performance of the normal Mulsanne. Instead of 512, Bentley speed tickles 537 HP from the 6.75-litre V8. The torque increases from 1,020 to 1,100 Newton metres. The standard Sprint from zero to 100 put the speed with 4.8 seconds about three tenths of a second faster than the normal motorized Mulsanne, closing at 305 km nine km/h more than the standard model. There's also a differently-tuned suspension with sport mode at the speed.

Premiere in Geneva

The new Mulsanne will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show (3 to 13 March 2016) for the first time the audience. The vehicle for its production of hand go around 400 hours in the country, to be delivered in the summer to the first customers. (mf)