Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

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    Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut
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    February 4, 2013
    by Jeffrey N. Ross


    Last time we saw the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur out testing, our only questions about the new car regarded its rear-end styling, and when the car would debut. Well now we know for certain that the car will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, and we're also getting a better idea of what the car will look like thanks to Bentley releasing a brief teaser video.

    Full article and video at link.

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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    I get a very "8th Gen." Riviera from that back end blur.
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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Seems it's lost a little muscle (mass) in the redesign. I always liked that Bentleys had a heavy feel to them, it was imposing, but not overly. Hopefully it is just the blur of the image distorting it.
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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Funny. This is what all cars look like to me..............after enough Gin.


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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Quote Originally Posted by megeebee View Post
    Funny. This is what all cars look like to me..............after enough Gin.
    Gin man too? Lime juice, sparkling soda, chaser of 420....
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnstarnes View Post
    Gin man too? Lime juice, sparkling soda, chaser of 420....
    Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.


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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Very generic looking basic profile. Like it could be a Mercury Sable from the 90's or something. Expected a much longer hood.
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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Quote Originally Posted by johnstarnes View Post
    Gin man too?
    Oh, yes.


    Lime juice, sparkling soda, chaser of 420....
    I prefer an old-fashioned, original recipe Martini. 2 parts Gin, 1 part vermouth, and as Patrick Dennis once said: "Stir don't shake. Bruises the Gin." (James Bond was wrong.)


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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    The Continental and Flying Spur, to me, have always looked fat and heavy without being adequately regal or formal, like Volkswagens that have spent too much time at Golden Corral.

    Based on this very blurry photo, they appear to be pursuing something sleeker to fit the car's sporting image.
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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Love it!

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    Flying Blur?
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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Quote Originally Posted by RedVee8 View Post
    Flying Blur?
    Haha! Good one!

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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    Quote Originally Posted by RedVee8 View Post
    Flying Blur?


    My nomination for Post Of The Month!

    Well done.


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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    I was going to guess it was a blurry pic of the Olds Aurora, lol.

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    Re: Bentley teases new Flying Spur before Geneva debut

    I prefer an old-fashioned, original recipe Martini. 2 parts Gin, 1 part vermouth, and as Patrick Dennis once said: "Stir don't shake. Bruises the Gin."
    Though he does use Vodka not Gin.

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