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2013 Bentley Mulsanne Sedan

2013 Bentley Mulsanne Review

(0 Stars)  Indulge your fantasies.

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New For 2013
A moonroof is now standard, a double-iPad package offers on-the-move Wi-Fi, a theater package has a 15.6-inch drop-down monitor and eight-inch headrest screens, and a cooler holds two open bottles of champagne. It’s good to be rich.
Overview
The Mulsanne is the ultimate Bentley sedan, combining tradition, engineering, and luxury. Its aluminum front fenders and composite trunk lid comprise a largely vain effort to save weight, but that hardly matters since there’s a twin-turbo V-8 under the hood sending an incredible 752 lb-ft of torque through an eight-speed automatic transmission. Bentley quotes a top speed of 184 mph, not bad for a 5700-pound sedan lined with your choice of eight wood veneers and twenty-four leather colors. Assembly specialists spend 170 hours handcrafting the interior of each car, and it shows in everything you see, touch, and smell. The infotainment system hides discreetly behind a power-operated veneered wood door. The rear-seat compartment has its own hidden treasures: the new $33,000 iPad package provides twin electrically powered picnic tables that deploy at the touch of a button to reveal two beautifully integrated iPads and Apple wireless keyboards for internet access via the Wi-Fi connection. Another new option is a cooler that stores two champagne bottles in a canted position (to keep two open bottles ready to pour) and three flutes hidden behind a powered glass door. Pile on the options, and the Mulsanne’s $300,000 base price quickly leaps toward the stratosphere, but who cares when you’re indulging your fantasies?

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2013 Mulsanne Base Sedan Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Turbocharged
Engine: 6.8L V 8 OHV and variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 11 MPG city, 18 MPG highway, 13 MPG combined and 330 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
25.4gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 505 hp @ 4,200 rpm; 752 ft lb of torque @ 1,750 rpm

'13 Bentley Sedan Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Rear Sunshade
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Trip Computer
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Dimming Mirrors
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Auto Tilt Down Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Headlight Wiper/Washers
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Memory Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
  Suspension  
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Self-Leveling Suspension
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
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Voice Activated Controls
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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