Bentley Flying Spur: Parallel Universe

The numbers
Engine: 5998cc, W12, turbo-petrol
Max Power: 616bhp @ 6000rpm
Max Torque: 800Nm @ 1700rpm
Transmission: 8A, AWD
0-100kph: 4.6secs(claimed)
Top Speed: 320kph (claimed)
Fuel efficiency: 4.3 - 7.1kpl
Range: 380 - 635km (estimated)
Wheelbase: 3066mm
Kerb weight: 2475kg
Boot capacity: 475 litres
Fuel capacity: 90 litres

Pros - Incredible power and refinement, intelligent new rear-seat controls, bespoke quality.
Cons - Looks less brutal than it goes; tiny boot for a car this big; no pan-India presence yet.

The verdict
Not the replacement for a Rolls-Royce but tries to marry the best of limo and performance-car virtues. Succeeds.

Rating
7/10