Bentley powers down with new V8 Flying Spur: lighter model also comes with lighter price tag

SourceThe National
CountryMiddle east

Bentley’s latest Flying Spur has arrived in the Middle East in a mechanically slimmed-down format that the manufacturer vows offers a more driver-centric experience than ever before.

Following its crash diet, the newbie has been fitted out with a 4-litre V8 engine, which doesn’t exactly sound like the powertrain from a go-kart until you remember its heftier predecessor has a 6-litre W12 behemoth under the bonnet.

That means a serious reduction on the scales for the new Flying Spur (if you could find any big enough to put it on, of course) with the latest version being 100 kilograms trimmer.

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