all started three years ago, when Bentley had a singular prototype: the EXP 9 F Concept. With this vehicle started speculation that the British brand incorporate a SUV to its range of vehicles in subsequent years. And since then there have been rumors and teasers until today it becomes official. Is finally among us Bentley Bentayga .
The new model is not just any, as it is the first SUV brand and also a bet against brutal competition. It has therefore been described as the “faster, powerful, luxurious and exclusive” from the vehicles in its segment. Since then it has already proved how fast he is, since in the last test we could see reaching 301 km / h, but is it really as good as they say?
Regarding keeps its appearance quite similar to the prototype on which it is based, but adapted for production. Stresses in the front for their circular LED optics , including its grille and air intakes covered by a smart grid. On the side they will appeal his muscular wheel arches house wheels that can choose its size between 20 and 22 inches . In the rear his headlights are designed to have a graphic lighting in a “B”.
In Inside is one of the most care of this model, as happens in other vehicles Bentley. All items are of high quality and luxury inspire. It is made in metal, wood and leather assembled by hand. The seats can be chosen to contrast stitching or diamond pattern behind us. The front can be adjusted electrically up to 22 forms , while the rear at 18. We also have six massage programs and of course with ventilation and heating. You can choose a configuration of four or five seats depending on the buyer’s needs.
But not everything is luxurious inside and another betting is technology. Since its 8-inch touch screen the infotainment controls and also has a 60GB hard drive. Passengers in the front benefit from a Android tablet 10.2-inch removable. As for the sound can be configured in several ways, taking the Naim system as top model with 18 speakers and 1,950 watts of power.
Another of the things that stands out the Bentayga is its ability to be customized. Thanks to the program Mulliner Bespoke has up to 90 shades for exterior painting, Mouse options 15 or 15 different color settings for your interior. In addition it offers the possibility to configure with other luxuries such as a fridge, cutlery and glassware.
the engine already spoken, is the new 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12. Thanks to this mechanism, the Bentayga an output of 600 hp and 900 Nm of torque. It is linked to a box of eight-speed automatic transmission and traction to all four wheels. Get speed of 0 to 100 km / h in 4.1 seconds , something surprising for a vehicle it exceeds 2,400 kg . The maximum speed as stated above is 301 km / h . The approved consumption of the new SUV is 12.8 l / 100km , while its CO2 emissions reach 292 g / km.
also includes a multitude of driving aids and useful technologies for day to day. Among others we can find the Drive Dynamics Mode , where you can choose from eight driving modes. For off-road driving includes the optional Responsive Setting Off-Road . Has the adaptive cruise control predictive (ACC) with Start & Stop and Traffic Assist.
Other aid that integrates this SUV are recognizing signs Top View (four cameras around the vehicle displayed) or Park Assist that detects Square and helps the driver steering the vehicle independently. It also has an infrared system to detect objects that could cause danger at night and a Head-Up Display to show the infomarción on the windshield.
The Bentley Bentayga will be handmade in the plant Crewe . Its launch will be in early 2016, but we see it in the next Frankfurt week. For other details such as the price we have to wait, however we are sure that the “faster, powerful, luxurious and exclusive” of the SUV will not come cheap.
Source – Bentley
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