2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Gets Facelift, "Speed" And…

We're guessing a lot of people forked over the extra change for the tweaked Bentley Continental GT Speed, convincing the product planners at the super-luxo marque to drop the same massaged 6.0-Liter W12 into the company's Continental Flying Spur sedan. Called the Continental Flying Spur Speed, the newly found 48… » 6/09/08 10:20am 6/09/08 10:20am

Spy Photos: Bentley Continental GT And Flying Spur

The fine car fans of the world have snagged some gorgeous looking pictures of what they're claiming is the next refresh of Bentley's Continental GT and the Continental Flying Spur. Although they're not expecting the engines to see an upgrade from the 6.0-liter W12 Twin Turbo powerplants that currently provide the luxe… » 3/14/07 3:42pm 3/14/07 3:42pm

Fidel Is Not Enough: Bentley Plans Lots O' New, Lightweight Rides

We wannabe upper crusty anglophile types are already busy drooling over the allure from the double-decadent Havana coupe. Now Bentley springs this on us? As the revitalized German British marquee nears the brand-imploding 9,000 cars a year threshold, they are going to need new steel to maintain their momentum. Wait,… » 11/28/06 4:28pm 11/28/06 4:28pm

Spurs Fly in Chicago: Fairmont Adds Bentley to Fleet

We've never stayed at the Fairmont in the City That Works, but we have enjoyed the amenities and excellent cotomer sevis of its San Francisco sister hotel, as opposed to the recent subpar experience we had in Birmingham, AL's Tutwiler. And while the SF house of lodging ranks as one of the finest places we've ever… » 10/18/06 1:15pm 10/18/06 1:15pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Part 2

Exterior Design: ****
The Spur offends finely-honed aesthetic sensibilities in detail only: weirdly-shaped rear three-quarter windows, oddly over-sized taillights, incongruous chrome side window surrounds and deadly dull wheels. The Rolls Royce Phantom is the only place you ll find more automotive charisma, and it… » 7/27/05 11:16am 7/27/05 11:16am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Part 1

Let s get this out of the way first: the Bentley Continental Flying Spur is a German car. Quite apart from the fact that the Spur is built on the VW Phaeton platform and assembled at their Dresden factory, there s nothing remotely British about that way this leather-lined leviathan goes about its business. It… » 7/26/05 9:00am 7/26/05 9:00am