Compare 2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur vs 2008 Audi S8

2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur
2008 Audi S8
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 10 17 N/A $174,100
4-Door Sedan Speed 10 17 N/A $198,500
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 13 19 $86,771 $93,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$86,771
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$174,100
$93,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2902 / month
$1555 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur merges Bentley's racing and motor sports heritage with its more recent history of strong, silent, and spacious luxury sedans—and it works splendidly.
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Fuel Economy
City
10 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.0 100.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 59.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 57.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
120.7 115.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 74.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.72
Length, Overall (in)
208.3 199.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 14.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 15.2 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.2 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 23.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 39.7
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/45R19 P265/35R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P285/45R19 P265/35R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5456 4277
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9 20 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9 20 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 20 x 9.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
19.0 15.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
479 @ 1600 398 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.0L/366 5.2L/318
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
552 @ 6100 450 @ 7000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas W12 Gas V10
Fuel System
EFI FSI Direct
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
10 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
12 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/Manual Shift NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.17
Summary
Vehicle Name
Bentley Continental Flying Spur Audi S8
Body Style
4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone 4-Link,
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent Air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link,
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent Air
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -

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