New Bentley Flying Spur Blackline Specification Takes All The Flashy Chrome Away

Bentley is introducing the Blackline specification to the Flying Spur’s long list of features, giving customers the option of replacing much of the brightwork on the exterior with blacked-out trim.

That includes everything from the iconic Flying B mascot, radiator vanes, matrix grilles, side window surrounds, and lower door and rear bumper blades, to the front and rear light bezels, door handles, wing vents and the exhaust outlets.

Also Read: 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Unveiled As World’s Best “Luxury Grand Touring Sports Sedan”

The new Bentley Flying Spur Blackline Specification also features 21-inch tri-spoke alloy wheels as standard, with a set of 22-inch ones available as an option. Customers can pick between 17 standard exterior colors, in addition to a further 13 extended colors during launch.

Bentley is keen on replicating the success it had with the Blackline specification on the Continental GT, which accounted for 30 percent of all GTs bought since the beginning of the year.

The new Flying Spur claims to be the “world’s most advanced luxury Grand Touring sports sedan” in the market, combining a strong road presence with class-leading interior quality and technologies.

The hand-crafted cabin can be specified with 15 different hide colors and comes with a Rotating Display that can hide the 12.3-inch customizable touchscreen display of the infotainment system, a feature first seen on the Continental GT.

Based on a new chassis, the new Flying Spur comes with all-wheel steering for the first time in addition to all-wheel drive and the Bentley Dynamic Ride suspension, as well as a range of cutting-edge driver assistance systems.

Power is provided by Bentley’s twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine that produces 626 HP (635 PS) and 664 lb-ft (900 Nm) of torque and is paired to an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. That makes the new Flying Spur capable of reaching 60mph from a standstill in 3.7 seconds (0-100km/h in 3.8) and hit a top speed of 207 mph (333 km/h).

The new Blackline Specification option for the Bentley Flying Spur is priced at £3,550 in the UK, €3,550 in Europe, and $4,735 in the United States, before taxes.

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  • Loquacious Borborygmus

    That in black could be fairly subtle (excepting its size!).

  • Kannag Don Amenra

    I preferred the RR designs, until Bentley’s latest Continental and Flying Spur, came out. Even if I had the money to buy any RR, I’d choose the Bentley, purely on aesthetics. I LOVE IT!

    • B.Stokes

      I agree. Same here. Bentley is killing it, interior and exterior.

    • xrnzaaas

      RR has been lost for years, current Phantom looks like a Chinese copy of the previous one.

      I really love the look of this Bentley.

  • TheToadPrince.$€$

    goooood god thats beauty

  • TrevP

    I prefer the flashy chrome, but this still looks good!

  • ErnieB

    This is classy unlike what RR creates.

  • OdysseyTag

    Gorgeous profile

  • B.Stokes

    It looks amazing in this spec

  • An Existing Person

    Wow this may be the sexiest 4-door on the market, dare I say of all time.

    • Ben

      I cannot think of anything to counter your claim currently…

    • Merc1

      Could be, if not it definitely frames the argument.


  • europeon

    Uhm… Something is not right here.
    “Blackline Specification” was available even from launch earlier this year. Even the “First Edition” could have been configured with the “Blackline Specification”.

  • Oh this is just exquisite! I’d wanna drive this that be chauffeured..

  • Merc1

    My god what a car. I don’t see anything better than this in the luxury space. Even Bentley’s own Mulsanne is looking slighted here.

    If only they had nailed their SUV like this. That thing is too ugly to mention it’s name here.


  • TheBelltower

    Stunning. Though, speaking as a common “poor” who won’t be buying a $250k car anytime soon, I’d probably match this paint color with chrome trim.

  • William rowe

    sorry when a car that eventually will lose resale value cost more than a house , you have to be completely crazy to buy one

    • SteersUright

      Doesnt that apply to any luxury car? I fully agree with you but, clearly there’s a market for these among those that dont care about such trivial matters as depreciation of their toys.

    • James Denz

      People who buy these new couldn’t give a sh-t about resale value. Lucky for those looking at a few year old Bentley. By the way, pretty much all expensive luxury sedans lose a lot of their value after a few years.

    • Jason Panamera

      Because Luxury cars are being leased.

  • DM

    If I had the money, this is the Bentley I would get. They nailed it with the blacked out trim as it gives the car a sportier look for different types of customers that would get that done anyway.

  • SteersUright

    Beautiful and elegant. Much, much better than any gaudy rolls, S-class, etc. Truly one of the few that look befitting of their price.

    • Jay_Sam

      Hold your judge until you see the new Ghost and S-class. By the way, Flying Spur looks really superb.

  • Astonman

    She’s a beauty!

  • Nathan

    Bentley really has a winner on their hands here. Each time I look at the car I fall in love with in more and more. The Ghost was my favourite dream car for a very long time though feel Bentley might now be the ultimate car. Cant wait for the video reviews for more insight.

  • McFly

    I’ve said it before:
    Bentley is the Rolls Royce of cars.

  • DaruniaG

    Bentley is killing it lately

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