BEIJING MOTOR SHOW: New-look Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley has suggested a series of bespoke vehicles during a 2016 Beijing engine uncover in China, including a entrance of a Mulsanne First Edition.

Based on a facelifted Bentley Mulsanne vast oppulance limo that was premiered during a 2016 Geneva engine uncover in March, a “highly exclusive” Mulsanne First Edition will be singular to only 50 vehicles, offering in regular, ‘Speed’ and Extended Wheelbase (EWB) variants – a latter expected to bother a seductiveness of well-heeled Chinese buyers with an additional 250mm of back legroom.

All First Edition vehicles come with a bespoke argent china self-centredness kits crafted into a back cruise table, by Mulliner, Bentley’s tradition interior fitter. The self-centredness kits desirous by Asprey of London, embody a hair brush, brush and mirror.

A champagne cooler is also optional, and a flagship automobile on arrangement in Beijing, a Bentley Mulsanne EWB First Edition, comes with a ripple-finished Fulbeck veneer. What is that? It’s a singular walnut joist from a 350-year-old tree felled in England, that Bentley bought during auction for an undisclosed price.

Bentley Mulsanne EWB First Edition models are propitious with “airline-style recumbent seats with fluctuating footrests” according to a British automobile maker, that embody “the ability to nap in a rear” interjection to colour-matched curtains. Is there anything they haven’t suspicion of?

How about large 10.2-inch detachable tablets for rear-seat entertainment? Or maybe one of a many high-fidelity sound systems ever invented for a engine vehicle?

Other singly prosperous elements of a Mulsanne First Edition vehicles embody Union-Jack chair elaboration and a special ‘Flying B’ attire on a bonnet.

“The Mulsanne is a summary of Bentley’s DNA – exquisite, particular and powerful,” pronounced Wolfgang Dürheimer, authority and arch executive of Bentley Motors. “It defines oppulance in a automotive universe and offers a singular Bentley mix of oppulance and performance.”

Power is granted by 6.75-litre turbocharged V8 building 377kW and 1020Nm, pushing by an eight-speed automatic. It gives a large Bentley limos a ability to scurry to 100km/h as fast as 5.1 seconds, while adaptive dampers and tractable atmosphere cessation safeguard occupants always arrive elegantly.

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