Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed

Price: £133,300
Top speed: 200 mph 0-60mph 4.5 seconds
Consumption: 17 mpg
CO2 emissions: 396g/km
Best for: The Premiership
Also worth considering? Mercedes-Benz S-Class AMG, Audi S8, Jaguar XJ/R

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