The trim level will have a higher specification than is usual on the Flying Spur, including various features as standard that would typically be optional.
These include the Flying B mascot on the bonnet, a rotating display on the dashboard, configurable mood lighting, 22-inch alloy wheels and a panoramic sunroof. The car also includes a suite of safety systems, including adaptive cruise control, night vision and a head-up display.
Unique to the First Edition are various Union Flag badges with a number one in the centre, a winged emblem on the seat headrests, and Union Flag First Edition treadplates.
To celebrate its centenary and to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala, Bentley will auction a Flying Spur First Edition. The new owner will be allowed to specify their car using the British firm’s ‘Co-Creation Luxury Service’, which is usually “offered only to a tiny selection of clients”. A member of Bentley’s design team will work with the new owner to make their car unique.
The third-generation Flying Spur was unveiled in June, described as a ground-up redesign and on the same chassis as the Continental GT coupe, extending the wheelbase by 13cm despite being less than 2cm longer than its predecessor overall.
Power for the Flying Spur is provided by a 6.0-litre W12 petrol engine with 635hp and 900Nm of torque. It can complete a 0-60mph sprint in 3.7 seconds and go on to a top speed of 207mph.