Bentley has completed production of its flagship sedan Mulsanne

Bentley завершила производство флагманского седана Mulsanne

In just 11 years manually at the factory in Crewe UK was home to more than 7 300 copies of the model.

Bentley announced that the Assembly shop left the penultimate instance of the Mulsanne Speed’s 6.75 Edition by Mulliner in three color variations (Rose Gold / Tungsten), which is sent to the owner in the United States. And the fate of the last Mulsanne yet kept secret. The new flagship model of the brand was the Bentley Flying Spur.

“For the past 11 years, more than 700 employees invested three million hours to the creation of a luxurious Bentley limousine. For the production of bodies of the Mulsanne, it had to make 42 million welds, and to create leather items of interior trim left more than a million hours of working time. Staff spent approximately 90,000 hours to Polish the car, then passed the quality check in the amount of more than four million points,” – said the press service of the brand.

Mulsanne Mulliner 6.75 Edition or got its name in honor of the 6 3/4 V8 engine l, which after 60 years of production, completes its life cycle. Limited edition 6.75 Edition was released in only 30 copies.

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History the Bentley Mulsanne starts with the original 8 Litre of 1930 edition, which was designed and developed by Walter Owen Bentley. The new Mulsanne was introduced in 2009 at the Competition of elegance at pebble beach. In 2012 he released an updated Mulsanne Mulliner Driving specification.

The premiere of the second of the three versions – the Mulsanne Speed is held in 2015. The Mulsanne Speed model was equipped with upgraded V8 engine 6 3/4, l with a capacity of 537 HP, which develops torque 1 100 Nm, adaptive sports suspension and improved steering. A new family, the Mulsanne, and received a number of updates that debuted in Geneva in 2016. In the third modification of the Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase – has increased the wheelbase by 250 mm (3 266 3 mm to 516 mm), to expand the space for second-row passengers.

Speaking of completion: has been recently collected last instance the BMW i8.