2021 Bentley Flying Spur V8 Specifications

By | December 20, 2020

As the name suggests, the 2021 Bentley Flying Spur V8 is a V-8-powered-Version of the third-generation full-size sedan. The 2021 Flying Spur V8 was introduced a year after the W-12 model was closed and is essentially a slightly more dynamic and efficient alternative to the range-topping four-door.

This is a lighter, more driver-focused version of its flagship luxury car, and the world is shifting as we speak. Much like the Rolls-Royce and its latest ‘post opulent’ second-gen Ghost, Bentley saw a change in the way customers use their expensive luxury cars. As it turns out, more and more Bentley buyers prefer to drive themselves, which is why Bentley gave the Flying Spur V8 a more agile set of bones.


Luxurious leather, real wood decorations and real metal accents line the interior of the Flying Spur. There is plenty of space in the front or back for adults to stretch out and enjoy the luxurious surroundings. Bentley interior designers have managed to maintain the brand’s premium and precise style while incorporating modern technological features.

A remote touchscreen controller on the back of the center console allows drivers in the rear seats to adjust certain settings without asking the driver for help. You can use it to open and close blinds, adjust the cabin climate and activate rear seat massagers. Oversized luggage offers plenty of space for luggage, champagne boxes or the daily impulse shopping on Rodeo Drive.


With a lighter V8 engine under its bulky hood, this V8 model is 100kg lighter than the Flying Spur W12 model. And even with fewer cylinders and a smaller displacement, the 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine remains a force to be reckoned with. It produces 542 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque. More importantly, the maximum torque reaches just under 2,000 rpm.

With the help of a standard eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox and all-wheel-drive, Bentley can sprint from zero to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds and a top speed of 198 mph. The V8 engine is equipped with cylinder deactivation technology to maximize fuel consumption by up to 16 percent.


Engine4.0 litre petrol twin turbo-charged V8 engine with cylinder deactivation producing 550 PS & 770 Nm of torque
BrakesFront and rear vented disc brakes with Bentley branded black brake callipers
SuspensionAir suspension, including a three chamber air spring, with Continuous Damping Control and 4 height settings.
Wheels20″ five twin-spoke alloy wheel – painted silver
Radiator GrilleBlack Gloss Matrix Grille with Chrome Surround and Vertical Vanes
Lower Bumper GrilleBlack Lower Bumper Matrix Style Grille with Bright Surround
Exterior BadgesBright Bentley Wing badges to Bonnet and Boot, Bentley “B” Badges to Wheel Centres
Derivative BadgesV8 Fender Badge
HeadlightsFull LED matrix headlamps with High Beam Assist (subject to regional applicability)
TaillightsFull LED taillamps
TailpipesQuad Oval exhaust finishers
Fuel & Oil Filter CapsStandard fuel and oil filler caps
Kerb Weight2330 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight6569.8 lb/ 2980 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity19.8 UK gallons / 23.78 US gallons / 90 litres
Boot Volume14.83 cu-ft / 420 litres
Overall Length209.3 in / 5316 mm
Width Across Mirrors87.4 in / 2220 mm
Width With Folded Mirrors79.3 in / 2013 mm
Overall Height58.4 in / 1483 mm
Wheelbase125.7 in / 3194 mm

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