Reputed British originated Automobile Company Bentley Motors unveiled a handmade full-size luxury car in 2010 and named it Mulsanne after the famous Mulsanne Corner from Le Mans racing circuit. It was initially available in India at INR 2.9 crore (ex-showroom) during November 2010. The supercar is a manifestation of supreme comfort, elegant design along with dynamic riding experience. The speciality of this company is they release the cars in a myriad of shades (more than 100), so you can own this premium automobile in your favourite colour. In 2016 Bentley launched a facelifted version of Mulsanne, and in 2015 it revealed another updated variant of the car and named it Mulsanne Speed.
The top-notch designers and engineers at the Bentley craft their cars after years of research, so you can always remain assured of owning a luxury vehicle having a heritage of premium and super refined exteriors and interiors. As already said, first you need to choose the shade of your Mulsanne; Bentley always have an option of your preference, and if by chance you cannot find your favourite colour, the company will create a bespoke hue within a short time span especially for you. The super luxurious Mulsanne is over 5.5 metres long, and the front fascia bears the dominating mesh grille with the LED DRLs and bi-xenon projector twin round headlamps flanked on both the sides. The air intakes on the lower end stretch along across the width of the car. It has a splitting chrome line at the centre. The tail lamps and the twin exhausts also elegantly adorn the rear end.
The interiors of Mulsanne also offer a supreme luxurious feel to the riders. Just like the exterior, you can choose the upholstery and seating from the 24 different shades of leather hides and ten different veneers. The four large doors open into a spacious cabin having a refined touch in every specification. The limousine has panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable bucket seats, eight-inch satellite navigation screen with iPod connector, and a host of safety features. The seating capacity of the car is 5, and the boot space is 443 Litres.
The Mulsanne is genuinely an exceptional combination of luxury and power. The limousine gets powered by a high performing 6.75-Litre Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine; It churns out a maximum power of 530 bhp@4000 rpm and a peak torque of 1100 Nm@1750 rpm. The fearsome acceleration of the motor is not a sudden blast of energy forward, but a smooth surge of massive power which you can barely feel from inside the cabin even when the car is cruising at top speed. It is because the engine remains mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission for seamless gearshift. The car sprints to 100 Kmph at just 4.9 seconds and the top speed is 305 Kmph.
The price range of Bentley Mulsanne starts from INR 5.56 crore (Ex-showroom Price, Delhi). There are only a few cars available in India which offers completion to this limousine. Rolls-Royce automobiles like Ghost and Wraith are the only competitors of this segment.
There are several advantages of owning Bentley Mulsanne.
• The limousine is super stylish with hand-made exteriors and interiors. There are refinement and luxury in every component of this car, • You can own Mulsanne in a myriad of colours, as there are more than 100 shades available for this car. • The 6.75-Litre Twin-Turbocharged engine offers seamless power so that you can glide through the road.
There are a few disadvantages to this car as well.
• You need to shell out INR 5.56 crore for owning this car which is beyond the budget of maximum car lovers in the country. • The after sales service of Bentley also requires improvement in India.
Finally, we can say that if you wish to own a super luxurious car and ready to invest INR 5.56 crore, Bentley Mulsanne is the best choice for you.