Bentley Continental Flying Spur 51
In 2012 Volkswagen owned car-firm Bentley is making a 4-door saloon part of the Continental Flying Spur series known as the “51 Series”, which was first seen on the Continental GTC and GT models. Customers may now select 14 Series 51 designs recommended by Bentley's colour and trim experts. The car has a 30GB touchscreen infotainment system. The car was designed by Bentley's colour and trim designers at the company's headquarters in Crewe, England. Bentley's Dirk van Braeckel comments:
“The Series 51 design concept is inspired by the spirit of the inaugural Bentley styling department in Crewe established by the gifted John Blatchley, who shaped the original and iconic 1950s Bentley Continentals. Today, it provides for a virtually bespoke ordering service due to the thousands of configurations available through Bentley's expansive colour and trim catalogue.”
The car was first offered on the Continental GT and GTC in 2009, Bentley's colour and trim designers has now created 14 designs for the car. Melinda June Jenkins, Bentley's colour and trim designer explains:
“Each Series 51 Flying Spur is instantly recognisable – most notably in the cabin area – where the colour and trim team has created a wide selection of three-tone interiors demonstrating the full potential of the company's vast colour palette.”
All 2012 Series 51s will have a 30GB on-board hard drive. An 8-inch screen will display the car's audio system, telephone, ride and comfort settings as well as the very latest navigation system, which accesses an in-car hard drive and a DVD player to access route data. It also uses dynamic navigation to avoid heavy traffic spots, which locates geo-tags from an SD memory card using Google Maps (in most markets). The latest Flying Spurs and Supersports include DVD movie playback, telephone and music player connectivity and digital television (where available). Music can be played and can be controlled using an iPod, as well a six-CD changer, an SD card reader or directly though the car's 30GB hard drive which you can store 15GB of music.