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Bentley Grabs The Top 3 Spots On IIHS’ List Of Vehicles With Highest Collision Losses 5
Jan
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Bentley, Bentley Continental, Bentley Flying Spur, BMW i8, BMW M3, BMW M4, BMW M6, IIHS, Maserati Ghibli, Maserati GranTurismo, Reports on 01 5th, 2018


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has confirmed the obvious, luxury and performance cars cost a fortune to repair following a collision.

While this isn’t an earth shattering revelation, some models cost significantly more than others and the Bentley Continental GT stands out at its collision losses are 6.5 times greater than the average of $390 for all passenger vehicles. Nearly seven percent of all Continental GTs are involved in a collision and the model has a claim severity (how much is paid per claim) of $35,744 and overall losses (a combination of claim frequency and claim severity) of $2,536.

The Continental GT had plenty of familiar company at the top of the “highest overall losses” list as it was joined by the Continental Flying Spur and Continental GTC. Coupes took the next three spots as the BMW i8 had losses of $1,657 which was closely followed by the Maserati GranTurismo and M6 Coupe. Rounding out the top ten spots were the Audi RS7, BMW M3, BMW M4, and Maserati Ghibli.

At the opposite end of the spectrum, the Smart ForTwo electric had the lowest overall losses of $162. Podium positions also went to the Ram 1500 LWB 4WD and Ford F-250 4WD. Perhaps the most interesting vehicle on the list was the Corvette Z06 convertible which had a claim severity of $7,145 and losses of just $204.

The IIHS says this type of information is particularly helpful as data from collision claims include many crashes that aren’t reported to police. The organization also notes more than half of collision claims for passenger vehicles cost less than $3,000 with the majority falling in the $1,000 to $1,999 range.

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Bentley Still Coy About 2019 Flying Spur, Sends It To Sweden 20
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Scoops, Sweden on 12 20th, 2017


With the all-new Bentley Flying Spur undergoing cold testing at freezing temperatures, all that camouflage is probably there to help it keep warm.

On a serious note, the car remains very well covered up, just as any of the previous prototypes we saw, ever since it went from test mule to production body last summer.

Fortunately for us, since the Flying Spur is basically the four-door version of the all-new Continental GT, we should have a pretty good idea as to what it will look like, especially when viewed from the front.

Otherwise, this should be a very sleek and luxurious four-door saloon, not to mention massive, riding on the VW Group’s MSB-F architecture – used for both the Porsche Panamera as well as the new Continental GT. Aside from being both rear and all-wheel drive compatible (and electrified), the platform will support a wide array of electronics, from active safety systems, to modern convenience gizmos.

It should also feature the Continental GT’s fully digital and configurable instrument panel, with its 12.3-inch display, plus top notch materials such as natural leathers and hand-polished chrome accents.

Aside from a planned plug-in hybrid version, the Flying Spur’s engine range will include a 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12, which already produces 635 PS (626 HP) and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque underneath the Continental GT’s massive bonnet. Since the latter can sprint to 60 mph (96 km/h) in just 3.6 seconds, the Flying Spur might also manage a sub 4-second time.

The 2019 Bentley Flying Spur will make its debut sometime in late 2018.

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2019 Bentley Flying Spur Bringing Continental Swag With Four Doors 31
Oct
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Scoops on 10 31st, 2017


Bentley has been around testing the next-generation Flying Spur for some time now but with the Continental GT already shown, we have a pretty clear idea of what to expect.
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New Bentley Flying Spur Flaunts Its Booty On The Highway 2
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Bentley Videos, PHEV, Scoops, video on 10 2nd, 2017


After presenting the new generation Continental GT, Bentley is now working on a replacement for its four-door sibling, the Flying Spur.
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Limited Edition Mulsanne And New Continental GT Highlight Bentley’s Frankfurt Lineup 7
Sep
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Bentley, Bentley Bentayga, Bentley Continental, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Mulsanne, Frankfurt-Motor-Show, Reports on 09 7th, 2017


The all-new Bentley Continental GT is set to make its global debut at the IAA 2017 in Frankfurt, alongside a new limited edition Mulsanne Design Series by Mulliner.
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Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Goes Dark With New Black Edition 31
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, new cars on 07 31st, 2017


It's another day with a Y at the end, and you know what that means: that's right, another special-edition Bentley!
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Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Goes Dark With New Black Edition 31
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, new cars on 07 31st, 2017


It's another day with a Y at the end, and you know what that means: that's right, another special-edition Bentley!
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Bentley Spruces Up The Flying Spur With New Design Series By Mulliner 29
Jun
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, new cars on 06 29th, 2017


It might not come anywhere close to the one-off Rolls-Royce Sweptail that debuted last month, yet the new Flying Spur Design Series is an important addition to Bentley's lineup.
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2019 Bentley Flying Spur Spied With Production Body For The First Time 6
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Scoops on 06 6th, 2017


Here’s our first look at Bentley’s next generation Flying Spur wearing its production body, albeit one that’s been heavily camouflaged.
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Bentley Gigapixel Image Hides Flying Spur In Dubai; Can You Find It? 25
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Offbeat News on 03 25th, 2017


In mid-last year, Bentley used NASA technology to create an extraordinary gigapixel image of the Mulsanne.

Fast forward to March 2017 and the British marque has just released its latest image, this time featuring the Flying Spur W12S and the city of Dubai.
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Scoop: It Takes A Long Panamera Body To Hide Bentley’s New Flying Spur 20
Mar
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Scoops on 03 20th, 2017


Hiding underneath this elongated Panamera skin is Bentley's next generation Flying Spur, currently undergoing winter testing.
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Bentley Opens New Showroom In Switzerland In Time For Christmas 21
Dec
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Bentley, Bentley Bentayga, Bentley Continental, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Mulsanne, Reports on 12 21st, 2016


Recognizing the importance of the country in its central European region plans, the automaker has opened a new showroom new showroom in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Rare English Elm Makes This Limited Edition Bentley Even More British 5
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur on 12 5th, 2016


As storied as is the British automotive industry and as vibrant as it remains today, few automobiles could be as quintessentially British as a Bentley. And the automaker is underlining that point with this latest special edition.
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Is It Halloween Already? 2018 Bentley Flying Spur Mule Dressed Up As A Porsche Panamera 21
Oct
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Porsche Panamera, Scoops on 10 21st, 2016


Don’t let your eyes fool you; what you’re seeing is Bentley’s next generation Flying Spur being tested on public roads using a Panamera body as a very convenient camouflage.
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Is It Halloween Already? 2018 Bentley Flying Spur Mule Dressed Up As A Porsche Panamera 21
Oct
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Bentley, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Scoops, Porsche Panamera, Scoops on 10 21st, 2016


Don’t let your eyes fool you; what you’re seeing is Bentley’s next generation Flying Spur being tested on public roads using a Panamera body as a very convenient camouflage.
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