Bentley Mulsanne in European debut

Bentley's newest luxury car, the Mulsanne, has been showcased for the first time in Europe at the Geneva Motor Show.

The Crewe-based manufacturer is positioning the Mulsanne as its flagship model, above the Continental Flying Spur.

The grand tourer's design is said to be based on the famed 1950s Bentley S-Type, but with an ultra-modern makeover.

It integrates the most advanced engineering technologies and luxury materials, with new-age features including LED lights and a state-of-the-art "infotainment" system.

The high-end car is the first all-new Bentley since the luxury car maker was taken over by Volkswagen in 1998.

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