The $224,000 Bentley Flying Spur ‘Reacher’ drives like a ‘private jet’, says star Alan Ritchson

the To reach Bentley Flying Spur is just as fierce as Alan Ritchson’s hulking hero in the Amazon Prime Video series. And according to the actor, the luxury car lives up to its name and drives like a private jet on the road.

The Bentley Flying Spur “Reacher” Costs Over $220,000

Malcolm Goodwin and Alan Richtson in ‘Reacher’ | Shane Mahood/Amazon Studios

In To reach Episode 5, Jack Reacher needs a new car to drive to Margrave. So he heads to Hubble’s (Marc Bendavid) garage and pulls out a gorgeous dark green Bentley Flying Spur.

As described by Bentley, the luxury sedan is available in three versions – a 6.0-liter W12, the agile 4.0-liter V8 and the 2.9-liter hybrid-electric V6. The car used in To reach appears to be a Flying Spur W12.

For 2022, the Bentley Flying Spur starts at $198,000. But the more powerful W12 that Reacher drives costs around $224,000.

‘Reacher’ actor Alan Ritchson loved driving the Bentley Flying Spur

Ritchson was able to drive the Bentley Flying Spur a bit for To reach. And in a promotional video shared by Amazon Prime Video and the automaker on Twitter, the actor admitted it was fun to drive.

“My favorite thing about working with Bentley is driving a Bentley,” Ritchson says with a smile in the clip. “I love this stuff.”

“It’s like driving a private jet,” he adds. “Who wouldn’t want to drive a Bentley?

‘Jack Reacher’ author featured a Bentley in his book

To reach is based on Lee Child’s 1997 Jack Reach novel, slaughter area. And in the book, his hero rides in a Bentley T2.

According to Child, he featured the luxury car in his story because of his admiration. “It’s the most beautiful saloon ever built,” the author told Driving.co.uk, noting that he himself owns a 1977 Bentley T2. “I wrote about it in my first book because if you can’t afford something, at least you can write about it.”

In the music video shared by Bentley, Child talks about the Flying Spur featured in To reach. And he suggests that was the benchmark because it’s a perfect choice for the strong, sane hero.

“His values ​​are Reacher’s values,” says Child. “No other car will do what this Bentley does. It’s about producing the best car possible and not compromising.

The Bentley Flying Spur also appeared in other shows

To reach isn’t the only show to feature a Bentley Flying Spur. The car has appeared in several television series and movies over the years.

A 2005 Flying Spur was used in 2006 james bond movie, Casino Royale. And in 2018, a Bentley Continental Flying Spur appeared in boobies rich asian. The car has also been seen in shows like NCIS: Los Angeles, Riverdale, Hawaii Five-0and Billions.

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