Illustration for article titled Whats it like to drive the Bentley Mulsanne?

We thought, "where would you least expect to see a $359,885 Bentley Mulsanne?" So we drove it to a motocross track in Riverside, California.


The Bentley Mulsanne weighs a mighty 3 tons. Its engine is a 6.75-liter V8 that produces gobs of torque so vast, it rivals the meanest Ram Tradesman for stump-pulling acceleration—its twin turbochargers are installed, according to the plaque on our engine, by a man named Bob Bishop. Sure this car costs as much as a house, but look on the bright side: It's also shaped like one, which has to count for something. Isn't that why it's named after a straightaway?

Prior to driving the Mulsanne, the finest example of a flying skyscraper I had driven was the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, of which this Bentley is three times as expensive, hits 60 at the same time, and—as the above photo shows—can off-road to the same extent as the G63 owners are willing to take it.


What's it like to drive a Bentley that looks like a locomotive and costs more than any house I've ever lived in? What's it like to jump in Scrooge McDuck's coin vault? What's it like to set the world record for cronut eating? What's it like to touch a Fabergé egg to your weenus? Pure goddamned luxury, that's what. Read on at

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