The Bentley Mulsanne, the curtain falls: end of production

After more than a decade closes in Crewe, the era of the Bentley Mulsanneis a luxury sedan for the brand to the winged “B” up to the present has held the role of flagship, who will sell the Flying Spur.

Launched by the british House in 2009 on the occasion of the contest of elegance of Pebble Beach, the Mulsanne, named so in honor of the famous and very long straight 24 Hours of Le Mans that runs along the village of the same name from which it takes its name, was produced in 7.300 specimens.

The various inflections in the course of its history, including the sports Mulsanne Speed, 2015, with his V8 6.5 litres to 537 HP and a chassis more oriented to the sportiness.

The Mulsanne has been deeply renewed in 2016, with interventions on the front and on the sumptuous passenger compartment, to customize in all ways possible and imaginable, even with diamonds if requested by the customer.

That year debuted the Mulsanne long wheelbase, a living room on wheels, well beyond the 3.5 metre pitch.

The history of the Mulsanne ends now with the mini-series from 30 specimens of the Mulsanne 6.75 Edition by Mulliner, which is the variant most luxurious.

The last specimen that has left the factory in england is one of these, addressed to a customer in the United States. The specimen in question has a body two-tone combines the colors “Rose Gold” and “Tungsten”.

It is, however, of the penultimate, the Mulsanne, because Bentley seems to have in store for the last something even more special: “A Mulsanne final extremely special remains in store after the next to last car. However, his future home remains a secret that we guard jealously,” they announced in Crewe.