The successor, however, could be another sedan, but I, as an automobile journalist wouldn’t bet too much on it. The new flagship could be an SUV this time, with the booming demand for that category. The 6.75-litre L-series V8 is the first flagship car to be independently designed by the company and the production of which continued for 61 years.It is still unknown as to where the last unit will end-up in—into the hands of a private owner or a museum. The reason for this discontinuation was also not disclosed, but it could be a passageway for Bentley to modernize the brand with its new flagship model. The legacy and the void that Mulsanne leaves behind should be very difficult to fill.