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Manic Mansory Bentley

2007-08-21 11:12
If your Bentley Continental Flying Spur is looking a little underwhelming these days, and you just don't get those vengeful stares in traffic anymore you might want to consider a Mansory conversion.

Based in Fichtelgebirge near Bayreuth in Germany, the firm Kourosh Mansory founded specialises in elevating the appearance of the most bespoke British aristocrat auto-brands to nearly unspeakable levels. At the requisite price of course.

With the standard Continental Flying Spur already defining opulence and road presence, the Mansory treatment elevates the aesthetic appeal of this Bentley to ridiculous levels.

Custom made spoilers and side skirts endow the Mansory Bentley with an elongated, even more elegant profile.

As a characteristic of the bespoke nature of Mansory engineering all the individual pieces of styling trim are fitted to original mounting point, having been engineered to complement the original Bentley design.

Obviously only the largest diameter wheels will do to complement such an over elaborate styling package and Mansory gives you the choice between 20- or 22-inch mags shod with either 275mm or 295mm tyres.

Ensuring such ludicrous tyre diameters are rotated at reasonable speeds you can employ the Mansory performance package and bump up your Bentley's power output from 412kW to 463kW ensuring a nicely rounded off 5-second 0-100km/h sprint time.

Riding out the huge 750Nm wave of torque should see you pass a top-speed in excess of 320km/h.

The awesome twin cut double exhausts make sure mere mortals have an inclination something very powerful has just warp-driven past them.

The body kit aerodynamics package as well as the huge tyres aid stability tremendously, whilst a specially developed brake system with co-operation from BREMBO reigns in the velocity.

It depends on the wheel size if you choose between 405/38mm or 412/38 discs all with 6 piston aluminium fixed calipers and for the rear a 405/22 disc with special adapters to keep the original caliber and electronical handbrake.

As befits the doyen of British automotive aristocracy the Bentley Continental Flying Spur has a superbly opulent interior in standard trim already, which by manner of madness Mansory have improved upon.

Featuring lashings of leather and more carbon fibre than a Formula One starting grid, not only is the interior imbued with a sense of innate opulence, but with added 9-inch touch screens, wireless headphones and electrical picnic tables, it?s functional too.

So if you are struggling to find your Bentley Continental Flying Spur amongst all the other similar looking ones at the country club, it might be high time indeed for a Mansory conversion.


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