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Compare Bentley Flying Spur [V8] vs Audi A8 D3 [3.0 CVT] vs Audi S8 D4 [S8]

Reviews

Neo score
71%
77%
86%
Pros
  • Good power
  • Decent styling
  • Lots of luxury options
  • Glorious 4.2 TDI and W12 engine options
  • Much improved ZF 6HP transmission
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Much more modern inside
  • Rather good styling
  • Powerful V8TT engine
  • Great suspension setup
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Hybrid nonsense
  • Downgrade from the Mulsanne
  • Unreliable range of FSI engines
  • Adoption of CVT for FWD
  • Questionable long-term reliability

Price

MSRP
199440 EUR
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

V8
W12
Hybrid
3.0 CVT
3.0 CVT LWB
3.0 TDI DPF quattro AT LWB
3.0 TDI PDF quattro AT
3.0 TDI quattro AT
3.2 FSI CVT
3.2 FSI CVT LWB
3.2 FSI quattro AT
3.7 V8 quattro AT
4.0 TDI quattro AT
4.0 TDI quattro AT LWB
4.2 BiTDI quattro AT LWB
4.2 BiTDI quattro DPF AT
4.2 FSI quattro AT
4.2 FSI quattro AT LWB
4.2 quattro AT
4.2 quattro AT LWB
6.0 W12 quattro AT
6.0 W12 quattro AT LWB
S8
S8 Plus

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
420 L / 14.83 cu ft
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
15.9 L / 16.8 qt
12.6 L / 13.3 qt
14.8 L / 15.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
9.5 L / 10.0 qt
6.3 L / 6.7 qt
8.7 L / 9.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
90.0 L / 23.8 gal
90.0 L / 23.8 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
4
5
5
Payload
650 kg / 1433 lbs
600 kg / 1323 lbs
600 kg / 1323 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
235/60 R16
265/40 R20
Turning Circle
12.1 m / 39.7 ft
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
18.0 kWh (gross) | 14.1 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
Full-size luxury sedan
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
Platform
Volkswagen MSB

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1484 mm
1444 mm / 56.9 in
1458 mm / 57.4 in
Size | Length
5316 mm / 209.3 in
5051 mm / 198.9 in
5147 mm / 202.6 in
Size | Width
1987 mm
1894 mm / 74.6 in
1949 mm / 76.7 in | 2111 mm / 83.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1615.0 mm / 63.6 in
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
Weight
2330.0 kg / 5136.8 lbs
1670.0 kg / 3681.7 lbs
1990.0 kg / 4387.2 lbs
Wheel Size
20 in, 21 in, 22 in
7.5J x 16
9.0J x 20
Wheelbase
3194 mm / 125.7 in
2944 mm / 115.9 in
2994 mm / 117.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.1 sec
7.9 sec
4.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.0 sec
7.5 sec
3.9 sec
CO2 Emission
270 g/km
230 g/km
225 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
0.28
Electric Range
40.0 km / 24.9 mi
Fuel Economy
14.8 L / 100 km, 19.1 mpg
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (highway)
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.6 L/100km / 17.3 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
333 km/h
242.0 km/h / 150.4 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
ULEV
Euro 4
Euro 6
Engine
CVDA
ASN
CTFA
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.9 cu-in / 3996.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.6 cu-in / 2976.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.7 cu-in / 3993.0 cc
Engine | Power
6.0 L W12, 4.0 L V8
220.0 hp / 164.1 kW @ 6300 rpm
520.0 hp / 387.8 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
137.6 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
73.9 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
130.2 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
770 Nm / 567.9 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm
300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 1700-5500 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
90 L / 23.78 gal
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HP
Multitronic
Automatic ZF 8HP

Production

Availability
2020
2003 ~ 2005
2012 ~ 2015
Debut
2019-06
Made In
UK
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