2017 Bentley Mulsanne – What’s new with the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne? Is there any update that will make that car more convincing to be owned?
These questions may have been around in your head for some time. Mulsanne is a range topping vehicle from Bentley, a UK based automaker. It’s named after one corner in Le Mans race track; Bentley recorded six victories there.
Bentley Motors introduced the Mulsanne in 1980. After 12 years of existence, the Mulsanne production was terminated. The new Mulsanne then resurrected in 2010. It is one of a modern, luxury cars that wears classic design. So, let’s check the latest Mulsanne and see what to offer.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Exterior
Anyone seeing the Mulsanne for the first time will agree that this car is nothing but classic. The new Mulsanne presented at Geneva motor show in the first quarter of this year is truly eye-catching. It has olive color or yellow-green as some car observer say, so it stands out in the crowd.
The grille, now polished with stainless steel, is still in the shape of quadrangle, though its size becomes wider by 3 inches. It has sophisticated triangle pattern and flanked by big, rounded headlights.
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The full LED headlights are equipped with 4 beam patterns, speed sensing, plus integrated GPS for maximum illumination purpose in every driving situation. The 3-D Bentley logo protrudes above the grille. The front fascia projects the mixture of angularity and curviness, creating a strong but calm demeanor.
The side mirrors are equipped with turning signal. A small air vent is placed in the lower part, behind each of the front fender. This car has a long wheelbase, long clamshell hood that might remind us to some American muscle cars. The rear part is equipped with two oval exhaust tips. We can see the LED taillights look like flying B-letter.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Interior
The Mulsanne is a luxury car and it’s reflected through the interior. This four-door sedan has five seating capacity. The upholstery is made of fine leather, trimmed with wood and chrome. There is a large center console display, extended legroom, privacy curtain, plus a wide sunroof.
Ambient lighting will give a special nuance in the cabin. The infotainment system comprises USB ports, Wi-Fi hotspot, 6-disk DVD player, etc. Rearview camera, automatic braking, parking assist and many other features fill the safety system.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Specs
The 2017 Mulsanne is powered by 6.75 liter V8 engine with twin turbocharger. There exist three Mulsanne variants; Mulsanne Base, Mulsanne Speed and Mulsanne Extended Whellbase.
The engine is able to produce 505 hp, 752 pounds feet in Base and Extended Wheelbase models. In Speed model, it delivers 530 hp and twists 811 pounds feet torque. Still in Speed, the maximum speed is 190 miles per hour. Rides on 20 inch wheels, acceleration from 0 to 60 mph occurs in 4.8 seconds.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Release Date and Price
There is no leakage about the release date and the price of the new 2017 Mulsanne. Considering the previous model year, this sedan will cost at least $300,000. This is quite pricey. Owning this car is more about prestige than necessity, since there are some cars with even more advanced features sold in lesser price.
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