Bentley could be preparing to revive the legendary Turbo R moniker as a new report is indicating the British firm is putting the finishing touches on a Mulsanne coupe.

Bentley could be preparing to revive the legendary Turbo R moniker as a new report is indicating the British firm is putting the finishing touches on a Mulsanne coupe.

Details are limited, but the model would battle the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of the world's elite. To ensure the Turbo R is up to snuff, power would reportedly be provided by a revised 6.75-liter V8 engine that develops 600 hp (447 kW / 608 PS) which is 95 hp (71 kW / 96 PS) more than in the Mulsanne.

Nothing is official, but the model could be launched as early as 2013.

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