Car News 24 Feb 2016

Bentley SUV, ‘The Bentayga’, is coming soon…

Bentley SUV, ‘The Bentayga’, is coming soon…  

Bentley officially confirmed their first ever SUV, called the Bentayga, will go on sale in 2016.

Named after ‘Roque Bentayga’, a rugged peak in the Canary Islands, the name is designed to capture the wide variety of climates and terrains that the Bentayga will be capable of tackling.

A new teaser video released shows small glimpses of the SUV’s luxury fixtures and fittings, the controls and the technology featured on the car. 

Bentley has not yet revealed specific technical details but the Bentayga is expected to get the firm’s 12-cylinder W12 engine, a V8 and a plug-in hybrid version.

With a possible list price of around £140,000 the car is expected to be the most luxurious SUV.  Bentley’s Chairman and CEO, Wolfgang Dürheimer, stated that “Bentayga…will do better than any other car in the world” and added that the combination of the best automotive luxury with outstanding performance will “take the Bentley experience to new environments.” 

4,000 people have already pre-ordered the Bentayga, even though its price is not yet known.

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