Bentley has released a groundbreaking “gigapixel” image, which features the new Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase in Rose Gold over Magnetic duo-tone crossing San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
The image was created using technology originally developed by NASA to enable Mars rovers to take exploratory panoramic photographs.
Viewers can use an innovative, interactive zoom function to travel from 700 metres out all the way into the Mulsanne’s cabin – right down to the 4500 individual stitches in the embroidered “Winged B” headrest logo.
An incredible 4425 times larger than a typical smartphone image, this extraordinary photograph is made up of approximately 53 billion pixels (or 53,000 megapixels). It was created by taking 700 individual shots from the same location and digitally “stitching” them together. The result, if reproduced in standard print format, would be the size of a football field.
Designed for customers with a preference for being driven, the Bentley Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase featured in the gigapixel shot offers a first-class “air travel” experience for the road.
Kevin Rose, Bentley’s board member for sales and marketing, said: “Nowhere is Bentley’s famed attention to detail better demonstrated than with our new Mulsanne. We wanted to commission this shot to capture both the exquisite detailing of the Mulsanne and the epic scale of our brand’s ambitions. We believe the result is truly extraordinary.”