2017 Bentley Mulsanne
2017 Bentley Mulsanne – Bentley rarely redesigns the model; This car is known for keeping the product around for more than a decade occasionally throw in some visual updates. This seems to be what happened with the Mulsanne that replaces the Arnage in 2010.
Just like the other models, from what we have seen, Bentley did not interfere much with the new 2017 Bentley Mulsanne. However, the British automaker has added a new variant to its lineup. Bentley Mulsanne model that recently joined the extended wheelbase Mulsanne basis and the speed.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Exterior
Five years is a long time without a visual update in the automotive market dynamics change every now and then. Nevertheless, Bentley Mulsanne has managed to survive. But eventually the British carmaker, Bentley is set to offer some much needed refreshment mid-cycle but not as extensive as many people expect.
New for 2017 is an updated grille and front bumper. A new grille stretched 3.1 inches and sports a stainless steel vertical bar as opposed to a matrix of mesh on the outgoing model. This grille can be traced to the R-Type Continental and Bentley Embirico past models. The grille is flanked by a pair of new LED lights with adaptive technology that displays beam patterns that adjust automatically according to driving conditions.
The DLR also updated while the bumper has been modified into one section displaying B-shaped elements on its side while the unit mimics the grille. side air vents have a matrix layout while central ventilation grille has vertical slats similar to the upper grille.
On the side, the window is finished in bright chrome grille and wing-like B-shaped vent at the bottom of the fender. Another feature remains as those of the outgoing model.
The rear bumper has a wider (1 inch wide) and does away with a bulge under the trunk-lid. Trunk-lid equipped with a thick chrome strip. its rear lights are B-shaped and has two main lights instead of three on the outgoing model. vehicle riding on 21-inch alloy wheels but there is an option for 21-inch wheels.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Interior
Inside, the cabin comes largely unchanged from the outgoing model. This model features the same dashboard extends from the surface covered in wood and leather. However, the new model is equipped with 13 hand selected wood veneers and a unique glass switchgear. It also has a wide center stack, 4-spoke steering wheel similar to the outgoing model and the two-tone door panels are on the wood surface features section.
Seats can be had in two styles, either flute or plated and customers will choose between 24 color and between one or two-tone finishes.
Things get more interesting in ‘technology department; The main feature is a new infotainment system. This system is integrated into the touch screen of 8.0 inches which include an updated connectivity, navigation and audio systems. This screen is also connected to a hard drive of 60 GB.
rear passengers will enjoy the entertainment of the two, a 10.2-inch Tablet Entertainment Bentley mounted in the seatbacks of the front seats. The tablet is equipped with Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth, and users have access to Spotify, Google Play, Skype and other Android apps. Tablet has 32 GB of on-board storage and can be used away from the vehicle as in the office or at home. Occupants can use it to stream audio or even send destinations to the vehicle navigation system.
For music lovers, the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne is a mobile studio that can host concerts, no pun intended. There are options for Bentley premium sound system incorporating guess what! 20 speakers, 20 channels, super tweeter and a 2200 watt amplifier.
For safety, the Mulsanne features High Beam Assist, Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and Blind Spot Warning to name just a few.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Mulsanne Extended Wheel Base
This model will be a big hit, especially in China where many people like that around the driver as they sat in the back enjoy the ride. This model offers a 9.8-inch longer wheelbase that increase rear legroom is enough. This model also gets a stylish airline lean leg that extend out to offer 3 passengers seating position is upright, relaxed or reclining.
There is also a center console between the rear seats are made of artificial veneer, glass, metal and leather. It houses a pen and a cup holder, USB port, and storage areas. There are also options for electric blinds, a folding table and a large, tilting and sliding sunroof in the rear.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Machine Specifications and Performance
Under the hood, the Mulsanne came in unchanged. Still features a twin-turbocharged 6.75-L V-8 engine that spits out 505 hp and 752 lb-ft of toque in Mulsanne basic and extended wheelbase models.
On the Mulsanne Speed, engine tweaked to produce 530 hp and 811 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired to an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission system. The basic model sprints from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 184 mph. Extended Wheelbase models are a bit slower due to the extra weight.
Mulsanne speed on the other side sprint from 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 190 mph. This engine is also paired with variable cam phasing and cylinder deactivation that help reduce C02 emissions to 342g / km and improves fuel economy to 19.3 mpg in the combined drive (UK cycle testing).
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Price and release date
Bentley has not announced pricing or official release date of 2017 Bentley Mulsanne. We hope these details will be communicated when the model made an appearance at the 2016 Geneva auto show in March.
According to rumors, the model will cost slightly more than the current model is $ 290,000. This model will then be diluted to a Bentley dealer later in the summer of 2016.
2017 Bentley Mulsanne Competition
2015 Series II Rolls-Royce Ghost will be the biggest rival this Mulsanne.
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