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Compare Bentley Flying Spur vs Kia K9 II

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Pros
  • Good power
  • Decent styling
  • Lots of luxury options
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
Cons
  • Hybrid nonsense
  • Downgrade from the Mulsanne
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD

Variants

Hybrid
V8
W12
3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
420 L / 14.83 cu ftV8420 L / 14.8 cu-ftW12420 L / 14.8 cu-ftHybrid351 L / 12.4 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
V815.9 L / 16.8 qtW1217.0 L / 18.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
V89.5 L / 10.0 qtW1210.8 L / 11.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
V890.0 L / 23.8 galW1290.0 L / 23.8 galHybrid80.0 L / 21.1 gal
Passengers
4
5
Payload
V8650 kg / 1433 lbsW12563 kg / 1241 lbsHybrid600 kg / 1323 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
V8Ventilated discsW12Ventilated discs, 420x40 mmHybridVentilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
V8Ventilated discsW12Ventilated discs, 380x30 mmHybridVentilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
3.3 T-GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.3 T-GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W5.0 GDI AWD275/40 R19 101W

Construction

Battery | Capacity
18.0 kWh (gross) | 14.1 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
Full-size luxury sedanV84-door SedanW124-door SedanHybrid4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan
Platform
Volkswagen MSB

Dimensions

Size | Height
1484 mmV81483 mm / 58.4 inW121484 mm / 58.4 inHybrid1483 mm / 58.4 in
1490 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
5316 mm / 209.3 in
5120 mm / 201.6 in
Size | Width
1987 mmV82220 mm / 87.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 2013 mm / 79.3 in (mirror folded)W121987 mm / 78.2 in | 2220 mm / 87.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 2013 mm / 79.3 in (mirror folded)Hybrid1978 mm / 77.9 in | 2220 mm / 87.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 2013 mm / 79.3 in (mirror folded)
1915 mm / 75.4 in
Track Width | Front
3.3 T-GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.3 T-GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in5.0 GDI AWD1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Track Width | Rear
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Weight
V82330.0 kg / 5136.8 lbsW122437.0 kg / 5372.7 lbsHybrid2430.0 kg / 5357.2 lbs
3.3 T-GDI2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs3.3 T-GDI AWD2085.0 kg / 4596.6 lbs3.8 GDI1915.0 kg / 4221.9 lbs3.8 GDI AWD1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs5.0 GDI AWD2165.0 kg / 4773.0 lbs
Wheel Size
V820 in, 21 in, 22 inW1221 in, 22 inHybrid20 in, 21 in, 22 in
3.3 T-GDI18 in, 19 in3.3 T-GDI AWD18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI AWD18 in, 19 in5.0 GDI AWD19 in
Wheelbase
3194 mm / 125.7 in
3105 mm / 122.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
V84.1 secW123.8 secHybrid4.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
V84.0 secW123.6 secHybrid4.1 sec
CO2 Emission
V8270 g/kmW12304 g/km
3.3 T-GDI199 g/km3.3 T-GDI AWD213 g/km3.8 GDI192 ~ 196 g/km3.8 GDI AWD204 ~ 207 g/km5.0 GDI AWD231 g/km
Electric Range
40.0 km / 24.9 mi
Fuel Economy
14.8 L / 100 km, 19.1 mpgV811.6 L/100km / 20.3 MPG (combined) | 16.5 L/100km / 14.3 MPG (urban) | 8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (highway)W1213.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 18.6 L/100km / 12.6 MPG (urban) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (highway)
21 mpg3.3 T-GDI11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)3.3 T-GDI AWD12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI AWD11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)5.0 GDI AWD13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
333 km/hV8318.0 km/h / 197.6 mphW12333.0 km/h / 206.9 mphHybrid285.0 km/h / 177.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
V8Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveW12All-wheel driveHybridFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
3.3 T-GDIRear-wheel drive3.3 T-GDI AWDAll-wheel drive3.8 GDIRear-wheel drive3.8 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive5.0 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
Emission Standard
ULEV
Engine
V8CVDAW12DDB
3.3 T-GDIG6DH3.3 T-GDI AWDG6DH3.8 GDIG6DJ3.8 GDI AWDG6DJ5.0 GDI AWDG8BE
Engine | Bore
V884.5 mm / 3.3 inW1284.0 mm / 3.3 inHybrid84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
V84.0 L / 243.9 cu-in / 3996.0 ccW126.0 L / 363.1 cu-in / 5950.0 ccHybrid2.9 L / 176.6 cu-in / 2894.0 cc
3.3 T-GDI3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.3 T-GDI AWD3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc3.8 GDI AWD3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc5.0 GDI AWD5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
Engine | Power
6.0 L W12, 4.0 L V8V8550.0 hp / 410.1 kW @ 6000 rpmW12635.0 hp / 473.5 kW @ 5000-6000 rpmHybrid416.0 hp / 310.2 kW + 136.0 hp / 101.4 kW (electric motor)
3.3 T-GDI370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD425.0 hp / 316.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
V8137.6 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inW12106.7 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-inHybrid143.7 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
3.3 T-GDI110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.3 T-GDI AWD110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI AWD83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in5.0 GDI AWD84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
V889.0 mm / 3.5 inW1289.5 mm / 3.5 inHybrid86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
V8770 Nm / 567.9 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpmW12900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 1350-4500 rpmHybrid550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft + 400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft
3.3 T-GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Type
V8Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderW12Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol W12 engineHybridBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
3.3 T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.3 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine5.0 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Fuel Capacity
90 L / 23.78 gal
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HPV8Double clutch transmission (DCT)W12AutomaticHybridAutomatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
V82020W122019Hybrid2021
3.3 T-GDI20183.3 T-GDI AWD20183.8 GDI20183.8 GDI AWD20185.0 GDI AWD2018 ~ 2021
Debut
2019-06
2018 New York Auto Show
Made In
UK
South Korea
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