Bentley launches Flying Spur Hybrid at Rs 5.25 crore

The Flying Spur, Bentley's second hybrid model, offers an electric-only range of up to 41 kilometers.

By Satvik Khare, Autocar India calendar 28 Sep 2023 Views icon2317 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
Bentley launches Flying Spur Hybrid at Rs 5.25 crore

Bentley has launched the Flying Spur Hybrid at Rs 5.25 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi, before options). Powering the plug-in hybrid Bentley is a 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 engine paired with an electric motor, and combined, it has a range of up to 805km.

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid exterior and interior
The Flying Spur Hybrid will be available in 60 colour options, including Mulliner customisation options as well. Bentley is also offering its blackline specification for the Flying Spur Hybrid that gets a blacked-out treatment for the chrome trims like the grille, window surrounds, headlight surrounds, door trims and handles as well as exhaust pipes and the Flying B mascot. Furthermore, the only identifier that this Flying Spur is a hybrid is the ‘hybrid’ badge on the boot lid.

Inside, Bentley offers customers 15 colour options for the upholstery, with five standard and 10 optional colours. They also get an option of eight veneer options for the dashboard. To up the customisation quotient, Bentley also offers contrast stitching, piping and emblems on the seats.

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid powertrain
As mentioned, the plug-in hybrid Flying Spur is powered by a 2.9-litre, twin-turbo V6 engine with an electric motor that, combined, produced 544hp and 750Nm. Bentley claims that the Flying Spur Hybrid can do the 0-100kph spring in 4.3 seconds and has a range of up to 805km with up to 41km of electric-only range.

Future Bentley models
Bentley also mentioned that by 2024 its entire model range – Continental GT, Flying Spur and Bentayga – will be available with a hybrid powertrain option. Now, with the Flying Spur and Bentayga getting a hybrid powertrain option, only the Continental GT remains. In 2025, the British Marque will launch an all-electric model and by 2030, its entire portfolio will only consist of EVs.

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid rivals
Globally, the Flying Spur Hybrid rivals the Mercedes-Maybach S580e but does not have any direct rivals in India. The standard Flying Spur competes with the likes of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class (Rs 2.69 crore-3.40 crore) and the Rolls Royce Ghost (Rs 6.95 crore-7.95 crore). 

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