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2021 Bentley Flying Spur V8 is the ideal snow sled

Who needs an SUV when you have a $271,000 ultraluxury sedan?

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What do you do when your Bentley Flying Spur V8 is accidentally delivered with winter tires? You go find some snow.

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I took the new "entry-level" version of Bentley's luxury sedan to Big Bear, California, to see how it handled being out of its comfort zone.

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The Flying Spur V8 makes 542 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque, and it's $20,700 cheaper than the W12 model.

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The interior is just as luxurious as the W12 Spur's.

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This Flying Spur has over $70,000 in options, but the individual rear-seat setup is a no-cost option.

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Veneered rear picnic tables are ideal for COVID-era dining.

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An 8-inch snowfall was the perfect test for the Bentley's Pirelli Sottozero tires and all-wheel-drive system.

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While it took a long time to clear off, the Flying Spur was an absolute champ in the snow.

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It handled the snow-covered mountain roads with zero drama, being cosseting and supremely luxurious the whole time.

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