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Compare Bentley Flying Spur vs BMW M3 G80

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Neoscore
71%
77%
Pros
  • Good power
  • Decent styling
  • Lots of luxury options
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
Cons
  • Hybrid nonsense
  • Downgrade from the Mulsanne
  • Very ugly front end

Variants

Hybrid
V8
W12
M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
420 L / 14.83 cu ftV8420 L / 14.8 cu-ftW12420 L / 14.8 cu-ftHybrid351 L / 12.4 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 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
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
V890.0 L / 23.8 galW1290.0 L / 23.8 galHybrid80.0 L / 21.1 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
4
5
Payload
V8650 kg / 1433 lbsW12563 kg / 1241 lbsHybrid600 kg / 1323 lbs
M3505 kg / 1113 lbsM3 Competition480 kg / 1058 lbsM3 Competition xDrive480 kg / 1058 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
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3Front wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 CompetitionFront wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 Competition xDriveFront wheel tires: 275/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/30 R20
Turning Circle
12.2 mM312.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition12.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition xDrive12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
18.0 kWh (gross) | 14.1 kWh (net)
70 Ah
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

Ground Clearance
120 mmM3120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition xDrive122 mm / 4.8 in
Size | Height
1484 mmV81483 mm / 58.4 inW121484 mm / 58.4 inHybrid1483 mm / 58.4 in
1433 mmM31433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition1433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition xDrive1434 mm / 56.5 in
Size | Length
5316 mm / 209.3 in
4794 mm / 188.7 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)
1903 mmM31903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition xDrive1903 mm / 74.9 in
Track Width | Front
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
V82330.0 kg / 5136.8 lbsW122437.0 kg / 5372.7 lbsHybrid2430.0 kg / 5357.2 lbs
1780 kgM31705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbsM3 Competition1730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbsM3 Competition xDrive1780.0 kg / 3924.2 lbs
Wheel Size
V820 in, 21 in, 22 inW1221 in, 22 inHybrid20 in, 21 in, 22 in
18" (front) / 19" (rear)M3Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 CompetitionFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 Competition xDriveFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
Wheelbase
3194 mm / 125.7 in
2857 mm / 112.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
V84.1 secW123.8 secHybrid4.3 sec
M34.2 secM3 Competition3.9 secM3 Competition xDrive3.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
V84.0 secW123.6 secHybrid4.1 sec
M34.0 secM3 Competition3.7 secM3 Competition xDrive3.3 sec
CO2 Emission
V8270 g/kmW12304 g/km
M3248 g/kmM3 Competition234 g/kmM3 Competition xDrive228 ~ 231 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.33M30.33M3 Competition0.33M3 Competition xDrive0.34
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)
M310.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)M3 Competition10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)M3 Competition xDrive10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
333 km/hV8318.0 km/h / 197.6 mphW12333.0 km/h / 206.9 mphHybrid285.0 km/h / 177.1 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
V8Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveW12All-wheel driveHybridFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
M3Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 CompetitionFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 Competition xDriveFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
ULEV
Euro 6d
Engine
V8CVDAW12DDB
S58B30T0
Engine | Bore
V884.5 mm / 3.3 inW1284.0 mm / 3.3 inHybrid84.5 mm / 3.3 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
9.3:1
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
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 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)
M3480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition xDrive510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 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
M3160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-inM3 Competition170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-inM3 Competition xDrive170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
V889.0 mm / 3.5 inW1289.5 mm / 3.5 inHybrid86.0 mm / 3.4 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 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
M3550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpmM3 Competition650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 rpmM3 Competition xDrive650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 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
Inline 6, turbochargedM3Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 CompetitionTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 Competition xDriveTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
90 L / 23.78 gal
59 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
M36-speedM3 Competition8-speedM3 Competition xDrive8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HPV8Double clutch transmission (DCT)W12AutomaticHybridAutomatic
M3ManualM3 CompetitionAutomatic SteptronicM3 Competition xDriveAutomatic M Steptronic

Production

Availability
V82020W122019Hybrid2021
M32020M3 Competition2020M3 Competition xDrive2021
Debut
2019-06
2020-09-23
Made In
UK
Germany
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