Bentley Mulsanne (2010)
The Bentley Mulsanne was unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in 2009 and is the new sedan of the British car manufacturer Bentley, the part of the Volkswagen Group. The vehicle is the successor to the Bentley Arnage.
The 5.58 -meter-long and 2.6 -ton four-door based on the visual design language so typical of the brand. The body is partially made of aluminum. The optional hood ornament " Flying B " is retractable.
The 6.75 -liter eight-cylinder petrol engine with twin - turbocharged 377 kW ( 513 hp) and 1020 Nm of torque. The drive is about an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission to the rear wheels. The top speed is said to be 300 km / h. To reduce fuel consumption of the engine is equipped with adjustable camshafts and cylinder deactivation.
The adaptive chassis with air suspension can be adjusted in four stages.
Competitor of the Mulsanne in the upper class are mainly the two sedans from Rolls -Royce Phantom and Ghost as well, but with much lower numbers, the Maybach 57 and 62 models
Already in the 1980s, Bentley cars, then still the sister brand of Rolls- Royce, the model name Mulsanne.
2012, in Germany 23 vehicles are registered, of which 18 vehicles by commercial holder.