As we know, Bentley Company has a history which extends through a century. They have so many extraordinary models that remained remembered. However, one big surprise is that Bentley has never manufactured an SUV model. Although they have Continental GT lineup with exclusively all-wheel-drive, it is certain that this is really far from meeting the criteria for being called an SUV. Finally, in 2015, Bentley Company announced that they will release its first full-size SUV, called 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV. Among the lovers of Bentley vehicles, this news is accepted with great enthusiasm and them certainly eagerly await the end of this or beginning of 2017 for its official release date. According to Bentley, the approaching model will be the world’s most powerful, fastest and most expensive SUV. Maybe that is the reason why 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV already amassing 4,000 pre-orders.
2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV – Body Appearance and Interior Design:
The most recent model is based on the same platform as the latest 2016 Audi Q7. However, its dimensions will be bit bigger than the mentioned Q7. That just means that the exterior design of this model is very massive. When we move on some details we can notice that Bentley uses the identical design language found on the top-selling Continental GT. Of course, it will be a bit customized to fit an SUV body. The front fascia will contain the well-known matrix engine grille and traditional four headlamps powered by the newest LED technology. If you look at this model from the side, you can notice large aluminum wheels ranging from 20 to 22 inches. Also, a side view is comparable to the EXP 9 F Concept.
From the inside, the resulting model is very spacious and luxurious, and much like the exterior, the 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV interior shares a lot with the Continental GT’s. Of course, so many features will be upgraded to SUV specifics including the dashboard, a wider center console, and the center stack. The spacious cabin is fitted with high-quality wood, handcrafted leather and metal trim. At the center of the dashboard, we can see eight-inch infotainment system. The comfort is on the top level, and the front seats are incredibly adjustable in 22 ways with ventilation, heating, and massage functions.
2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV – Modifications in the Engine:
Under the hood, the future 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV will offer a wide array of engines and the most important thing is that we can expect a diesel engine. Just one powerplant is confirmed and the word is about the new 6.0 liter W-12. According to Bentley, it will deliver 600 hp and 664 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and of course, all-wheel drive will be provided. Four seconds will be enough for 60 miles per hour and that will make the 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV the fastest SUV in the world. Also, the top speed is rated at phenomenal 187 mph.
2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV – Price and Release Date:
This model will have s starting price of $229,100 while its release date will be next year probably.