Bentley Mulsanne Line
Bentley now has three of them; the Mulsanne Line presenting the luxury car maker’s most luxury series of handmade automobiles. It takes 400 hrs of dedicated manufacturing of which 150 hrs are spent on the creation of the sumptuous leather interior. But let’s handle first things first.
There we have The Mulsanne, The Mulsanne Speed and the Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase. Bentley restyled the entire front-end of these luxury cars. The fenders, bonnet, radiator shell, grilles, lights and bumpers have all been updated and are giving these automobiles a more contemporary look.
Inside, the owners find the best of the best Bentley handcrafted wood, leather and metal fittings and also new designed seats, new armrests, new door trims and the choice of 24 exquisite hide colors plus, Bentley moves on with the time, with some cutting edge technologies like the new touchscreen infotainment system which has been developed for the Mulsanne.
The Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase has a 250 mm longer wheelbase (from 3,266 mm up to 3,516 mm) which is totally used to benefit the rear-seat passenger. Of course the rear-seat passenger has the use of a console loaded with goodies like USB ports, pen holders, cup holders and a glass covered stowage and for those who want to work they can have a folding table to work on.
The Mulsanne Speed has a more powerful 6,75-liter V8 with 537 PS (530 bhp / 395 kW) and 1,100 Nm (811 lb.ft) of torque resulting in a 0-60 mph time of just 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 190 mph. The 2 other models are just a fraction slower and have a 25 HP less.