How about an extra helping of luxury on top of your super-luxury car? WEell, that’s what Bentley just did with its Mulsanne flagship sedan at the Dubai Motor Show.
This special edition Mulsanne Shaheen created specifically for Middle East marke, and draws inspiration from the Shaheen eagle - a bird of prey that pay an important part in Middle Eastern culture and society.
It features a paint job inspired by the colors of the Shaheen eagle, using Tungsten over Onyx for the exterior, and Magnolia and Beluga leather combined with Dark Stained Burr Walnut Veneer for the interior. A special Mulsanne Shaheen logo was also adorned on the rear iPad picnic tables using a gold overlay.
The car rides on unique, 21-inch alloy wheels combined with sports-tuned suspension and steering.
Other options offered for the Mulsanne Shaheen include a Wi Fi hotspot; a large tilt-opening, tinted glass sunroof; and an exquisitely designed, electrically operated bottle cooler.
Talk about an overload of top-line luxury features. We’re wondering just how much this bad-boy with cost.
Click past the jump to read more about the standard Bentley Mulsanne.
Gallery Bentley Mulsanne
The Mulsanne was added to the Bentley lineup in 2009 and for the 2014 model year, it was updated with a series of new luxury features, ranging from new suite of communication and entertainment system options to new paints.
The 2014 Mulsanne is powered by a twin-turbocharged V-8 engine that delivers a total of 505 horsepower and a peak torque of 752 pound-feet. The engine is mated to a ZF-built eight-speed transmission that helps sprint the luxury limousine from to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds and a top speed of 184 mph.
Gallery Bentley Mulsanne
The Bentley Mulsanne Shaheen, a vehicle specifically created for the Middle East market, made its debut today at the Dubai Motor Show. The new luxury flagship model draws its inspiration from the Shaheen eagle, a bird of prey that is embedded in Middle Eastern culture and society.
The craftsmen and women of Bentley Mulliner have created this special edition by taking inspiration from the colourings of the Shaheen eagle using Tungsten over Onyx paintwork, with Magnolia and Beluga leather and Dark Stained Burr Walnut Veneer for the interior. Final touches include a bespoke signature Mulsanne Shaheen logo adorned on the rear iPad picnic tables using a gold overlay.
The Mulsanne Shaheen will come complete with the Mulliner Driving Specification, blending a range of striking design features including unique 21-inch alloy wheels, Bentley Flying ‘B’ wing vents and Diamond Quilted leather trimmed cabin with driver-selectable, sports-tuned suspension and steering, underscoring the performance credentials of Bentley’s 6.75 litre V8 ultra-luxury flagship saloon.
Geoff Dowding, Regional Director Asia, Middle East & Africa, commented, “The Middle East is the biggest market for our flagship Mulsanne, so this year we really wanted to create a car especially for our customers here. Our in-house Mulliner design team from the factory in Crewe, UK spoke directly with many Mulsanne customers to create this limited addition Mulsanne Shaheen”.
Further options include iPad picnic tables, a Wi Fi hotspot, a large tilt-opening, tinted glass sunroof and an exquisitely designed, electrically operated bottle cooler. The Mulsanne is the flagship of the Bentley family, combining coach-built elegance and hand crafted luxury with immense power and sportiness that together offer the world’s most exclusive driving experience.