The V8 S is a "smaller" sedan with power and sporting pretension.

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The V8 S packs a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged eight-cylinder engine.

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With 521 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque, the Flying Spur V8 S will hit 60 mph in 4.6 seconds.

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That puts it toe-to-toe with Crewe's fastest four-doors.

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The suspension has also been revised for sportier handling with "minimal degradation in ride comfort."

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Naturally, you'll find plenty of V8 S badges.

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Bentley's also changed the programming for both the engine and transmission for enhanced responsiveness.

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The interior features a few special touches, including a sportier steering wheel and piano-black wood veneers.

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The Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 S will debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March.

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Pricing and availability have yet to be announced.

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Its price is likely to fall between the $200,000 Flying Spur V8 and the $225,000 Flying Spur W12.

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