The Flying Spur will make its UK debut at the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power, alongside a celebration of its 2003 Le Mans win
4 June 2013

The new Bentley Flying Spur will make its UK debut at the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power later this month.

Bentley will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of Guy Smith’s Le Mans victory in the Bentley Speed 8, which he will drive around Cholmondeley’s track in celebration of the motorsport milestone. 

The new Continental GT3 race concept will be on static display at Bentley’s stand. The car is being co-developed by Malcolm Wilson’s M Sport team, and will make its race debut before the end of the year.

Joining the Speed 8 on the track will be Bentley’s new high-performance Continental GT Speed and Continental GT Speed Convertible, with the W12 engine now producing 616bhp and top speeds for both variants above 200mph.

The Pageant of Power is held between 14-16 June. Tickets are available from

Jimi Beckwith

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4 June 2013

I have seen two of these on the M1 southbound between juncs 19-15 this morning. Both 13 plate cars and totally undisgusied. Nice looking and the flat rear looks better in the flesh so to speak, than pictures suggest. However to my eyes a Rolls Ghost still has the classier look. Maybe it's the GT front end ...... should be more regal.

4 June 2013

IMO the Flying Spur's front matrix grille and lower air intakes would look better in darker-tint rather than bright chrome finish. I'd like to think I'd be offered a choice, if possible. Or would that be more suited to a Flying Spur R? I'd like a look at one of those too. Always fancied owning a Mulsanne Turbo R from the Eighties. That would be sort of a modern take on it I feel.

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