Speed is the Spur for Bentley

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The Bentley Flying Spur W12 is the best-looking vehicle the luxury car-maker sells, both inside and out, and is rewarding to drive

The Flying Spur’s third modern incarnation is a big, powerful car that’s also remarkably easy to drive

Bentley’s Flying Spur takes its name from Scottish heraldry, courtesy of the man in charge of the company’s coach-building division Mulliner at the time. The name first appeared on the Bentley Continental in the 1950s and continued into the 1960s. It did not surface again until 2005, when the first modern Continental Flying Spur was launched under Volkswagen’s ownership.

This was, very simply, a four-door variant of the Continental GT, but by 2013...

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