This is a car that makes the joy of driving its central focus. Whether you are behind the wheel or as a passenger, every journey is an event.
Bentley has brought back the Mulsanne nameplate that was last used in 1992, and this model replaces the Bentley Arnage. The new Mulsanne was unveiled in 2009 at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, on 16 August 2009.
The Mulsanne retains the 6.75 L (6750 cc/411 in³) OHV V8 engine, modified to meet emissions regulations. The engine is lighter and features cylinder de-activation and variable cam phasing to improve fuel efficiency. Unlike the less expensive Bentley Continental Flying Spur and Bentley Continental GT, the Mulsanne shares fewer components with other marques in the Volkswagen Group creating a more retro traditional design element that can be seen throughout the car.
The Mulsanne is the first flagship car to be independently designed by Bentley Motors in nearly 80 years; the last being Bentley’s 8 litre model in 1930. Afterward, most Bentley’s shared platforms with Rolls-Royce cars.Taking its inspiration from some of the greatest of Bentley’s creations of yesteryear, the Bentley Mulsanne generates its own echoes of that remarkable era.
Within its beautiful and comfortable interior time can seem to stand still, for the Bentley Mulsanne is laced with power; enabling its passengers to drive, relax, converse and enjoy themselves in unprecedented style, at remarkable speeds.