2012 Bentley Mulsanne  -  $296,295


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $296,295
Base Invoice: $0
Destination Charge: $2,595
Options: $3,700
Trim: 4dr Sdn
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 13 | City: 11 | Hwy: 18
Body Style: 4dr Sdn
Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission w/paddle shifters
Engine: 6.75L twin-turbocharged V8 engine

Pros

Ultimate luxury and excellent performance, all new styling with a classic Bentley look.


Value Writeup

The Mulsanne is aimed at buyers looking for a driver's car at the high end of the automotive spectrum--a place usually reserved for exotics and chauffeur-driven luxury cars. It features classic Bentley looks over an all-new design, and it's the first "big Bentley" built since the company was purchased by Volkswagen, so it utilizes many off-the-shelf components from cars like the Audi A8. With its high-end luxury and excellent overall performance, the Mulsanne is fit to take on offerings from Maybach, Rolls-Royce and BMW.


Model Highlights

Completely redesigned in 2011, the Mulsanne is Bentley's flagship sedan. It's larger than the Arnage, which it replaced in 2011, with a wheelbase of 128.6 inches and an overall length of 219.5 inches; giving it a significantly increased amount of interior and trunk space. For 2012, it's offered in only one body configuration, although its new architecture will allow for several versions, including a coupe and convertible, at a later date. The Volkswagen group purchased Bentley in 1998, and this new Mulsanne is the first complete redesign of the company's flagship high-end sedan since that time.

Up front, two large round headlamps have been fitted, as well as LED daytime running lights mounted lower. Like the Arnage, it has a long nose and short deck and a retractable Bentley mascot is optional. Buyers have their choice of 28 standard exterior colors and 24 interior hide colors.

The Mulsanne's V8 is almost completely fresh, save for the twin turbos and exhaust manifolds carried over from the Arnage. Displacing 6.75 liters, it features cylinder deactivation technology that helps raise the new car's fuel economy by 15% while still boosting power to 505 hp and 752 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired to a new ZF 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. And although the new car is relatively heavy at 5,650 pounds, the new powerplant offers 0-60 times of under 5.5 seconds.

Although it shares some of its mechanical and electrical components with other Audi and Volkswagen products, this is still a hand-built Bentley from Crewe, and its interior is top-notch, with high-end leather and wood surfaces used throughout. Bentley says the interior takes 165 hours to build, with the heated steering wheel cover taking nearly 5 hours to complete by hand. The MMI interface, entertainment system, air suspension system and transmission are all Audi A8 units.

A host of airbags are standard, including front units and dual side airbags for both front and rear passengers. Four-wheel anti-lock brakes are also part of the package, as well as traction control, stability control, tire pressure monitors and braking assist.

Options include a dynamics package, which includes a performance engine tune, recalibrated transmission, free-flowing exhaust, 21-inch wheels and unique seats. A Mulliner edition is also available, ramping up the car's interior luxury one step further with a bevy of customizable options.


Model News

After a major redesign in 2011, the Bently Mulsanne continues into 2012 unchanged.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.3

EPA Classification
Mid-Size

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
18 MPG

Cruising Range - City
279.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
11 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
13 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
457.20 mi

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8

Displacement
6.75L/412

Fuel System
EFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
505 @ 4200

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
752 @ 1750

Trans Type
8

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

Trans Description Cont. Again
w/Manual Shift

Passenger Capacity
5

Wheelbase
128.6 in

Length, Overall
219.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.8 in

Height, Overall
59.9 in

Track Width, Front
63.6 in

Track Width, Rear
65.0 in

Trunk Volume
15.6 ft³

Base Curb Weight
5699 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Air

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Air

Front Tire Size
P265/45R20

Rear Tire Size
P265/45R20

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
20 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
20 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25.4 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
Unlimited

Drivetrain Years
3

Drivetrain Miles/km
Unlimited

Corrosion Years
3

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
3

Maintenance Miles/km
30,000

6.75L twin-turbocharged V8 engine

8-speed automatic transmission w/paddle shifters

Rear wheel drive

Front & rear independent air suspension w/continuously variable damping

Pwr Steering

Twin stainless steel oval tail pipes

20" Mulsanne painted alloy wheels

Tire inflation kit

Xenon headlights w/chrome bezels

LED tail lights

Color-keyed pwr mirrors w/turn signal indicators

Acoustic laminated windows

Variable speed intermittent windshield wipers

Pwr latching soft-close doors

AM/FM stereo w/6-disc CD changer -inc: (14) speakers, 6-channel amplifier, iPod/MP3 connections, 20GB hard drive music storage

Infotainment centralized control system -inc: remote control

Bluetooth connectivity

Navigation system

Leather pwr front bucket seats -inc: 12-way pwr seats

40/20/40 pwr rear leather seats -inc: 8-way pwr rear outboard seats

Leather trim on seat facings & doors

Front/rear floor mats

Single-tone hide trimmed 4-spoke steering wheel -inc: steering wheel audio controls

Adjustable steering wheel

Steering column mounted gear shift paddles

Cruise control

Pwr windows

Keyless entry & ignition w/engine start/stop button

4-zone auto climate control

Rear window defogger

Interior wood trim

Electrochromic rearview mirror

Front map lights

Hydraulic brake assist

4-wheel antilock braking system (ABS)

Electronic stability program (ESP)

Hill hold control

Traction control system

Driver & front passenger frontal airbags w/occupant sensor

Front & rear side mounted airbags

Front & rear head & side curtain airbags

Parking distance control

Front & rear 3-point seat belts w/pre-tensioners

 
GAS GUZZLER TAX
$3,700

 
20" MULSANNE PAINTED ALLOY WHEELS
$0

 
20" MULSANNE CHROMED ALLOY WHEELS
$2,795

 
21" CLASSIC PAINTED ALLOY WHEELS
$4,585

 
21" CLASSIC POLISHED ALLOY WHEELS
$6,675

 
21" TWO-PIECE 5-SPOKE PAINTED ALLOY WHEELS
$4,585

 
21" TWO-PIECE 5-SPOKE POLISHED ALLOY WHEELS
$6,675

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
EXTENDED RANGE
$4,225

 
DUO TONE RANGE
$7,355

 
EXTENDED RANGE 3 COAT TECHNOLOGIES
$11,575

 
SATIN PAINT RANGE
$26,285

 
PERSONAL COMMISSION SOLID & METALLIC PAINT TECHNOLOGIES
$7,900

 
PERSONAL COMMISSION PEARLESCENT/3 COAT TECHNOLOGIES
$15,255

 
PERSONAL COMMISSION SATIN PAINT
$29,960

 
ALPINE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
ARCTICA SOLID
$0

 
BELUGA SOLID
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK VELVET METALLIC
$0

 
BREWSTER GREEN SOLID
$0

 
BRODGAR METALLIC
$0

 
BRONZE METALLIC
$0

 
BURGUNDY METALLIC
$0

 
BURNT OAK METALLIC
$0

 
DARK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$0

 
FOUNTAIN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
GAZELLE METALLIC
$0

 
GREY VIOLET METALLIC
$0

 
MAGNOLIA SOLID
$0

 
METEOR METALLIC
$0

 
MIDNIGHT EMERALD METALLIC
$0

 
MOONBEAM METALLIC
$0

 
MOROCCAN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
ONYX METALLIC
$0

 
PORCELAIN METALLIC
$0

 
SILVER STORM METALLIC
$0

 
ST JAMES RED SOLID
$0

 
TITAN GREY METALLIC
$0

 
TUNGSTEN METALLIC
$0

 
UMBRIAN RED METALLIC
$0

 
VENUSIAN GREY METALLIC
$0

 
WINDSOR BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
AZTEC SUN PEARLESCENT
$0

 
CONTINENTAL YELLOW PEARLESCENT
$0

 
GHOST WHITE PEARLESCENT
$0

 
SPECIAL MAGNOLIA PEARLESCENT
$0

 
ST JAMES RED PEARLESCENT
$0

 
DARK GREY SATIN
$0

 
LIGHT GREY SATIN
$0

 
WHITE SATIN
$0

 
ALPINE GREEN OVER LIGHT EMERALD DUO-TONE
$0

 
ARABICA OVER BURNT OAK DUO-TONE
$0

 
FOUNTAIN BLUE OVER METEOR DUO-TONE
$0

 
LIGHT CLARET OVER CLARET DUO-TONE
$0

 
LIGHT GAZELLE OVER GAZELLE DUO-TONE
$0

 
LIGHT WINDSOR BLUE OVER WINDSOR BLUE DUO-TONE
$0

 
MOONBEAM OVER TUNGSTEN DUO-TONE
$0

 
PALE VELVET OVER BLACK VELVET DUO-TONE
$0

 
PALE EMERALD OVER MIDNIGHT EMERALD DUO-TONE
$0

 
PALE SAPPHIRE OVER BLACK SAPPHIRE DUO-TONE
$0

 
PALE BRODGAR OVER BRODGAR DUO-TONE
$0

 
TUNGSTEN OVER ONYX DUO-TONE
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE OVER PALE SAPPHIRE DUO-TONE
$0

 
BLACK VELVET OVER PALE VELVET DUO-TONE
$0

 
BRODGAR OVER PALE BRODGAR DUO-TONE
$0

 
BURNT OAK OVER ARABICA DUO-TONE
$0

 
CLARET OVER LIGHT CLARET DUO-TONE
$0

 
GAZELLE OVER LIGHT GAZELLE DUO-TONE
$0

 
LIGHT EMERALD OVER ALPINE DUO-TONE
$0

 
METEOR OVER FOUNTAIN BLUE DUO-TONE
$0

 
MIDNIGHT EMERALD OVER PALE EMERALD DUO-TONE
$0

 
ONYX OVER TUNGSTEN DUO-TONE
$0

 
TUNGSTEN OVER MOONBEAM DUO-TONE
$0

 
WINDSOR BLUE OVER LIGHT WINDSOR BLUE DUO-TONE
$0

 
AEGEAN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
AMBER METALLIC
$0

 
ANTHRACITE METALLIC
$0

 
ANTIQUE GOLD METALLIC
$0

 
APPLE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
AQUAMARINE METALLIC
$0

 
ARABICA METALLIC
$0

 
AURORA METALLIC
$0

 
AZURE PURPLE METALLIC
$0

 
BARNATO GREEN SOLID
$0

 
BLACK CRYSTAL METALLIC
$0

 
BLUE CRYSTAL METALLIC
$0

 
BLUE SEQUIN METALLIC
$0

 
BRITISH RACING GREEN 2 METALLIC
$0

 
BRITISH RACING GREEN 4 METALLIC
$0

 
BURNT ORANGE METALLIC
$0

 
CARDINAL RED METALLIC
$0

 
CARIBBEAN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
CITRIC SOLID
$0

 
CORAL METALLIC
$0

 
CLARET METALLIC
$0

 
CUMBRIAN GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
CYPRESS METALLIC
$0

 
DIAMOND BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
DOVE GREY METALLIC
$0

 
EXTREME SILVER
$0

 
FRENCH GREY METALLIC
$0

 
GLACIER BLUE SOLID
$0

 
GLACIER WHITE SOLID
$0

 
GRANITE METALLIC
$0

 
HAVANA METALLIC
$4,225

 
HEATHER METALLIC
$0

 
ICE METALLIC
$0

 
IRIDIUM METALLIC
$0

 
KENSINGTON GREY SOLID
$0

 
KINGFISHER
$0

 
LIGHT CLARET METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT EMERALD METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT GAZELLE METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT HAVANA METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT LIME GREEN SOLID
$0

 
LIGHT ONYX METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT TUDOR GREY METALLIC
$0

 
LIGHT WINDSOR BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
MAGENTA METALLIC
$0

 
NEPTUNE METALLIC
$0

 
NUGGET GOLD METALLIC
$0

 
NUTMEG METALLIC
$0

 
OLD ENGLISH WHITE METALLIC
$0

 
ORANGE FLAME METALLIC
$0

 
OXFORD BLUE SOLID
$0

 
PACIFIC BLUE SOLID
$0

 
PALE BRODGAR METALLIC
$0

 
PALE EMERALD METALLIC
$0

 
PALE SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$0

 
PALE VELVET METALLIC
$0

 
PASSION PINK METALLIC
$0

 
PEACOCK METALLIC
$0

 
QUARTZITE METALLIC
$0

 
ROYAL EBONY METALLIC
$0

 
RUBINO RED METALLIC
$0

 
SAGE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
SAND METALLIC
$0

 
SANDSTONE METALLIC
$0

 
SCOTIA SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
SILVER FROST METALLIC
$0

 
SILVER TEMPEST METALLIC
$0

 
SILVERLAKE METALLIC
$0

 
SPECIAL IVORY SOLID
$0

 
SPECIAL MAGNOLIA SOLID
$0

 
SPRUCE METALLIC
$0

 
STORM GREY METALLIC
$0

 
SUNBURST GOLD METALLIC
$0

 
SUNSET METALLIC
$0

 
THUNDER
$0

 
VERDANT METALLIC
$0

 
VIOLETTE METALLIC
$0

 
WALNUT METALLIC
$0

 
WEDGEWOOD BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
WHITE SAND METALLIC
$0

 
CUSTOMER SPECIFIED COLOR
$0

 
NO FINE LINE
$0

 
SINGLE THIN FINE LINES
$820

 
TWIN THIN FINE LINES
$820

 
THIN OVER THICK FINE LINES
$820

 
THICK OVER THIN FINE LINES
$820

 
SHORTBREAD, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ANTHRACITE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
AUTUMN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BELUGA, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BURGUNDY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CASHEW, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CUMBRIAN GREEN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
FIREGLOW, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LINEN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
MAGNOLIA, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
NEWMARKET TAN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PORTLAND, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
REDWOOD, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SADDLE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
TWINE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IMPERIAL BLUE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IMPERIAL BLUE, LEATHER
$0

 
BURGUNDY, LEATHER
$0

 
REDWOOD, LEATHER
$0

 
ANTHRACITE, LEATHER
$0

 
HIGHLAND HARE, LEATHER
$0

 
BELUGA, LEATHER
$0

 
NEWMARKET TAN, LEATHER
$0

 
WINDSORE BLUE, LEATHER
$0

 
FIREGLOW, LEATHER
$0

 
CUMBRIAN GREEN, LEATHER
$0

 
BURNT OAK, LEATHER
$0

 
FRENCH NAVY, LEATHER
$0

 
PORPOISE, LEATHER
$0

 
BURR WALNUT VENEER
$0

 
DARK STAINED BURR WALNUT VENEER
$0

 
PIANO BLACK VENEER
$0

 
BIRDS EYE MAPLE VENEER
$4,630

 
VAVONA VENEER
$4,630

 
DARK STAINED VAVONA VENEER
$4,630

 
OLIVE ASH VENEER
$4,630

 
SAPELLI POMMELE VENEER
$4,630

 
PREMIERE SPECIFICATION PKG
$19,860

 
REAR ENTERTAINMENT PKG
$8,855

 
SPACE SAVER SPARE WHEEL
$0

 
FLYING 'B' RADIATOR MASCOT
$3,000

 
CHROMED RADIATOR SHELL W/BRIGHT STAINLESS STEEL MATRIX GRILLE
$1,635

 
BRIGHT STAINLESS STEEL MATRIX TO LOWER BUMPER APERATURES & FRONT WING VENTS
$2,880

 
SHADE BAND TO TINTED WINDSCREEN
$220

 
JEWEL FUEL FILLER CAP
$375

 
BRIGHT STAINLESS STEEL DOOR PILLAR FINISHER
$600

 
NAIM FOR BENTLEY PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM
$7,415

 
6-DISC DVD PLAYER
$1,055

 
FRONT/REAR SEAT VENTILATION & MASSAGE FUNCTION
$3,300

 
CONTRAST STITCHING
$1,830

 
CROSS STITCHING
$4,245

 
EMBROIDERED BENTLEY EMBLEMS ON SEATS
$630

 
PERSONALIZED EMBROIDERED EMBLEMS TO FRONT & REAR SEATS
$2,180

 
PERSONALIZED EMBROIDERED EMBLEMS TO REAR SEATS
$1,365

 
PERSONALIZED EMBROIDERED EMBLEMS TO FRONT SEATS
$1,365

 
SEAT PIPING
$2,200

 
FRONT/REAR TREADPLATE PERSONALIZED PLAQUES
$2,250

 
FRONT/REAR DEEP PILE WILTON CARPET MATS
$1,335

 
FRONT/REAR LAMBSWOOL RUGS
$1,335

 
DUO-TONE HIDE TRIMMED 4-SPOKE STEERING WHEEL
$0

 
VENEERED RIM 4-SPOKE STEERING WHEEL
$2,405

 
HEATED SINGLE-TONE HIDE TRIMMED 4-SPOKE STEERING WHEEL
$875

 
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
$3,595

 
VALET KEY
$270

 
CONTEMPORARY STYLE CROSSBANDING & INLAY TO FASCIA/WAISTRAILS
$1,365

 
PICTURE FRAME STYLE INLAY TO WAISTRAILS
$1,365

 
BENTLEY WING BADGE TO WAISTRAILS & FASCIA
$1,635

 
BENTLEY WING BADGE & CHROME INLAY STRIP TO WAISTRAILS & BADGE TO FASCIA
$2,590

 
VENEERED PICNIC TABLES
$2,490

 
CONTEMPORARY STYLE CROSS-BANDING & INLAY TO FASCIA, WAISTRAIL & PICNIC TABLES
$170

 
VENEERED PICNIC TABLES W/CONTEMPORARY CROSSBRANDING & INLAY
$2,660

 
VENEERED IPOD DRAWER & MINOR GAUGES PANEL
$570

 
VENEER DOOR PANELS
$1,500

 
REAR QUARTER VANITY MIRRORS W/VENEER SURROUND
$520

 
ILLUMINATED FOLD-DOWN FRONT VANITY MIRRORS
$1,160

 
ILLUMINATED FOLD-DOWN FRONT & REAR QUARTER VANITY MIRRORS
$1,610

 
AMBIENT INTERIOR MOOD LIGHTING
$430

 
DRILLED ALLOY SPORTS FOOT PEDALS
$580

 
VENEERED GEAR LEVER
$640

 
HAND STITCHED LEATHER STORAGE CASE
$195

 
REAR VIEW CAMERA
$1,725

 
SIDE VIEW CAMERA
$1,135

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