Bentley Mulsanne Speed Review
Bentley Mulsanne Speed is the pinnacle of style and classiness. Its very first impression is so bold and loud that you can't forget it for a long time. From the front, it reminds one of old royalty that combines today's latest designing elements with best-in-class features. Look, feel and its very stance are so clear and opaque that it owns the place where it stands. Bentley with its latest creation Mulsanne Speed dominates all that is around and at the same time showcases Bentley's uniqueness and eagerness to do something new each time it sits to create a new car. Mulsanne Speed houses a 6.75L twin turbocharged V8 engine that generates a maximum power of 537 PS @ 4200 RPM with a peak torque of 1100 Nm @ 1750 rpm. Huge figures, that one hardly gets sees in an average car. Inside is no less than heaven as the car features a collection of handcrafted detailed amenities like drilled alloy sports pedal, knurled gear box and much more.
Engine mileage and variant
Bentley Mulsanne Speed holds a powerful re-engineered 6.75L V8 twin-turbocharged mill that with its ZF 8-speed automatic transmission produce 537 PS of maximum power and 1100Nm of peak torque. This powerful engine configuration allows Mulsanne Speed to propel from notch to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds, all this at a breathtaking top speed of 305 km/h. As for the emission standards, Mulsanne Speed runs with a Euro 6 emission level. Taking about its fuel efficiency, the car runs 100 km in an urban area in 22.8litres, in the extra-urban rear in 9.9 liters and has a combined economy of 14.6L. Taking about its CO2 emission standards this classy machine gives out 342g/km.
Tagged as a saloon, Mulsanne Speed displays an overall length of 5575mm, width of 1926mm and height of 1521mm. As for the wheelbase, the car displays a whopping figure of 3266mm, ensuring ample inner space. Talking about its design language, at the front, the car displays a large matrix grille that is accompanied by round LED headlamps that are rightly accompanied by smaller but round fog lamps. Moving lower down is the extended air vent with the design similar to that of the grille. Side profile looks lengthy and has a chrome trim running down its entire body length. Also highlighting are its chrome door handles, window trim and turn indicator armed ORVM. On the rear end, it has a unique graphic styled tail lamps, large bumper, and dual exhaust pipe, plus there is a wide rear windshield topped with a chrome line.
Inside you'll see some comforting seats and eye soothing upholstery that are both nicely textured and at the same time rank high on quality. As for current selection, Bentley is giving an option of eight distinct interior trims, including camel, linen, twine, imperial blue, anthracite, beluga, damson and piano black. All these color options come attached with hand fitted carbon fiber ensuring perfect finish and wave structure. The rear seat also includes a bottle cooler that is spacious enough to hold 'set of three hand-blown and hand cut lead crystal champagne flutes'. Working on the theme 'time is money', the car is fitted with iPad Picnic Tablets allowing you to work and keep yourself entertained. Inside you can find place to charge as many as two iPads with the help of the latest lightning connector.
Safety, brakes and miscellaneous
The car is blessed with some best-known safety features worldwide, the list includes intelligent driver's airbag, wherein the front passenger airbag comes with deactivation feature and ISOFIX child fixing. Protecting it from any unauthorized access are its engine immobilizer device and volumetric alarm system. It also has a direct tire pressure monitoring system, power lamps, automatic closing body door by speed, parking sensor, and magnetic charging point. The car is manufactured with monocoque body structure that uses high strength steel and includes side impact protection beam, energy absorbing crumple zones, offering unmatched protection to the occupants.
Apart from its unreachable price tag and lack of features in the base model, rest all is fine in the new Mulsanne Speed. From its innovative tech features to its majestic interior space there is no saloon present in the market that can give it a shoulder to shoulder competition.