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 |  Feb 19 2013, 10:08 AM

Images of the new Bentley Flying Spur have leaked online today, showing off a new sexy design ahead of the car’s official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Nov 06 2012, 7:31 AM

Back in August, our spy photographers caught the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur out testing, as the British automaker aims to have its updated sedan model to debut by the end of next year.

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 |  Aug 02 2012, 6:06 PM

The Flying Spur is the four-door version of Bentley’s Continental, and our spy photographers snapped some pictures of a prototype out testing. 

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 |  Jul 31 2012, 11:04 AM

Our camera man caught spy photos of the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur thinly disguised under paper and some chunky fenders.

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 |  Dec 16 2011, 1:45 PM

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An insane nine car accident occurred out in Kiev, Ukraine, caused by a speeding Bentley Continental Flying Spur. And while this isn’t as painful to see as the Ferrari accident out in Japan, this Bentley did cause some real havoc.

Reports came in that the Bentley was just going way too fast at a junction, starting the accident that even involved a poor police officer that was controlling the junction. Fortunately he only suffered a fractured leg but the Mercedes-Benz CL500 that the Flying Spur hit can’t say the same. From the photos, the collision with the CL500 was so strong that most of the front end is missing and the engine is well, not quite where it’s supposed to be.

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GALLERY: Bentley Continental Flying Spur Nine Car Accident

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 |  Sep 02 2011, 4:30 PM

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.