This British car maker is known as one of the leaders in industry of luxury cars. Nowadays, this company plans to enter one of the most popular segments in car industry. Yes, Bentley plans to introduce a crossover. During company’s more than a century long history, there was never this type of a car in offer, even close. Many of Bentley fans didn’t like this idea, but at this point, there are more than a 4.000 pre-orders of this crossover. New model is in an advanced phase of development and it is expected to be presented by the end of this year.
2016 Bentley Bentayga design
Well, 2016 Bentley Bentayga will be a luxury crossover, more precisely, a lot more than that. It will probably be more luxurious that any crossover/SUV that has been released so far. New crossover will share platform with share platform with new Audi Q7, but it will have a little bigger dimensions, compared to its German relative. When it is about exterior look, production model will be quite different, compared to concept that was shown in 2012. Company decided to play on safe, son 2016 Bentayga will feature the same design language as brand’s most popular Continental GT model. You will see a recognizable front fascia, with familiar matrix engine grille and four round headlamps.
The 2016 Bentley Bentayga will feature probably the most luxurious cabin that we ever seen. The interior will come in Bentley’s recognizable styling and with highest-quality materials. Also, we will see all of the company’s latest achievements when it is about hi-tech drive-assist, safety, and entertainment systems.
2016 Bentley Bentayga engine
We expect to see various variants of 2016 Bentley Bentayga, when it is about engines. The base model is expected to use familiar 4.0 liter TSI V8 engine from VW, which will be available in various ranges of power. Diesel variant is also expected. It will be powered with the 4.1 liter V8, same that is used for Cayenne S Diesel. Finally at the top of the offer, we will see a twin-turbo twelve-cylinder engine, same that is used for Conti GT.
2016 Bentley Bentayga release date, price and competition
Company officially announced that 2016 Bentley Bentayga will come by the end of year. The base price is expected to go around 200.000 dollars. Models that could be considered as main rivals are Range Rover Long Wheelbase and Mercedes-Maybach GLS.