Bentley Mulsanne Mulliner revealed
- by Rayomand Darius
- Feb 27, 2012
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Known for its Grand Touring capabilities combining superior coach-build elegance and handcrafted luxury, Bentley will unveil a sportier version of its outgoing Mulsanne, called the Mulliner at the 2012 Geneva Motor show
The grand Mulliner will blend striking design with 21-inch alloy wheels, and a Diamond Quilted leather trim cabin with driver-selectable, sports-tuned suspension and steering to accompany the 6,750cc V8 engine ultra-luxury sports saloon. Bentley announced the introduction of two new options for the Mulsanne Mulliner -- a large tilt-opening, tinted glass sunroof and an exquisitely designed, electrically operated bottle cooler complete with hand-blown and hand-cut lead crystal champagne flutes. Yes, all that torque should definitely be accompanied with champagne.
With a 0-100 km/h sprint time of just 5.3 seconds and a top whack of 296 km/h, the 512PS Mulsanne has always offered thunderous levels of performance for an ultra-luxury saloon. For the new sportier Mulsanne, the Drive Dynamics Control system, which allows suspension and steering systems to be tuned to a preferred driving style, now has a unique 'Sport' setting. Operated by the rotary switch mounted next to the gearshift selector, the new 'Sport' settings provide enhanced grip, body control and steering accuracy without compromising ride comfort.
The cabin interior's craftsmen and women have ensured that every purely functional control panels are beautifully executed. The unique 'knurled' or 'coined' surface finish of the cool-metal interior door handles, 'Organ Stop' air ventilation controls and gear lever provide a highly tactile experience while providing that extra grip. The leather gear lever is also hand-finished with a baseball-style cross stitch - another example of Bentley's famed attention to detail.
Commenting on the new Bentley Mulsanne Mulliner driving specification, Alasdair Stewart, Bentley's Member of the Board for Sales and Marketing said: "The Mulsanne represents the pinnacle of British motoring with unrivalled luxury and effortless performance. Now, the distinctly sporting accent of the new Mulliner driving specification provides an even greater degree of driving enjoyment without compromising the Mulsanne's legendary comfort and refinement."
The Mulliner will fulfill all your luxurious demands and will do so with an utmost uncompromising stance that will make you sit back and wish they made houses too.