Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed 

  • $219k built in England
  • 2009
  • 602 HP 6.0L
  • 199 mph
The 2009 Speed edition of the Continental Flying Spur may look like a recycled Volkswagen Phaeton, but all of this supersedan's dynamic character traits take after the Lamborghini side of the family.
by AutomobileMag (Dec, 2012)
The car’s adjustable air suspension is impressive in its range; in its softest setting, the Spur Speed does its best to float down the road.
by Car and Driver (May, 2009)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed


Continental Flying Spur Speed
4.5 s

Top speed

Continental Flying Spur Speed
199 mph


Continental Flying Spur Speed
10.1 s
Flying Spur
11.2 s

1/4 mile

Continental Flying Spur Speed
12.7 s
Flying Spur
13.16 s

Data points Key details of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed


Continental Flying Spur Speed


Continental Flying Spur Speed
602 HP

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Bentley
Price $218,770
Type of car Production car
Year 2009
City mileage 10 MPG
Highway mileage 17 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.77 lb/hp
Maximum hp 602 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 555 ft-lb @ 1,750 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,000 cc
Cylinders W12
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.6 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 199 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s
0-60mph 4.5 s
0-100mph 10.1 s
0-200kph 15.1 s


Drivetrain 4WD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.17:1
  2. 2: 2.34:1
  3. 3: 1.52:1
  4. 4: 1.14:1
  5. 5: 0.87:1
  6. 6: 0.69:1
Axle ratio 3.53:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241
Rear wheels 508/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 5,280 lb
Width 83.4 in
Height 57.7 in
Length 208.3 in
Front track width 63.9 in
Wheelbase 120.7 in
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