Bentley has partnered with British design company Linley for the creation of 10 limited edition Continental Flying Spurs.
So what makes these Continental Flying Spurs so special? Its fascia, console, waistrail and roof console are treated to Santos rosewood for the first time ever. Normally, Bentley chestnut or walnut is used on wood surfaces in the vehicle.
“The car had to look different and we wanted a strong statement inside the interior, so we chose Santos rosewood, a straight grain veneer,” said Mark Blanchard, Head of Design at Linley. “Bentley usually uses burr veneers for their interiors as they are more malleable around compound curves. Using a straight grain veneer was a new challenge but together we succeeded and the final results look stunning.”
The limited edition features don’t stop there. Although most customers won’t want to smoke in this prestigious car, it will come with a customer-commissioned Linley humidor that is located in the rear console. These special Flying Spurs will also come with stainless steel Linley treadplates and a Linley for Bentley rhodium-plated plaque in the glove box.
Modified fluting on the seats will feature burnt oak contrast stitching, with burnt oak hide adorning the storage areas and door pockets. Finally, owners will find a Linley branded leather bag, a cashmere blanket, a leather luggage tag and other Linley swag in the boot of these limited edition Flying Spurs.
If you’re interested in purchasing one of the 10 limited edition Bentley Continental Flying Spurs, they are only available for sale in China.