The long awaited and expected, 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV will finally be presented to the wider public. Specifically, at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, will be the official premiere of this model. The Bentayga already was announced as the fastest and most powerful SUV in the world. This statement confirms the choice of engines that are planned for this, so far, most powerful and most luxurious SUV.
According to company announcements, 2017 Bentley Bentayga will possess twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 TDI engine, combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD. This powerful engine delivers 608 horsepower and 900 Nm of torque. This engine is not unknown. Earlier this year, Volkswagen has introduced this engine to the Vienna Motor Symposium in Austria. The mentioned engine will debut in 2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV, and later will be installed in some other luxury models of the Volkswagen Group. Proud owners of this engine will become a new generation of Audi A8 models, the Bentley Continental and the Bentley Flying Spur.
In the manner of the fastest and most powerful SUV in the world, the maximum speed Bentayga SUV is 301 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.1 seconds. From the VW company arrives the statement that this engine is “the most economical 12-cylinder engine in the luxury segment”. By factory data, combined fuel consumption of 12.8 l/100 km, with CO2 emissions of 292 g/km. Certainly, the W12, has a start/stop system and cylinder deactivation.
In addition to this exceptional unit, the company announced that it will offer other aggregates. These are the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 petrol engine and the V8 diesel engine. However, these engines will be offered a little later. In addition to conventional engines, Bentley Bentayga will be offered in the plug-in hybrid version. 2017 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid model will be available from 2017. Specification of hybrid assembly was not disclosed, but it is known that this model will be able to cross 30 miles (slightly less than 50 km) using only the electric motor.
2017 Bentley Bentayga Design
As a base for the development of its SUV, Bentley used the Audi Q7 SUV, second generation. The vehicle was a long 514 cm, with a wheelbase of 299 cm and a total weight of 2.4 tons. Buyers will be able to choose the size of the wheels of 20, 21 or 22 inches. They also will be able to choose a version with four or five seats.
The 2017 Bentley Bentayga will possess the most modern systems and high-end luxury equipment. We must point out the night vision system, adaptive cruise control, camera system of 360 degrees. Inside the vehicle were used the best materials. This means that the greater part of the interior is made of wood and leather, and there are aluminum details and gloss black accents. Help give drivers a head-up display, a touch screen of 8.0 inches. For the ultimate pleasure is in charge the audio system with 18 speakers.
Finally, many are interested in this kind of price premium and luxury vehicles. According to the company announcement, the starting price for the 2017 Bentley Bentayga, in the UK is 130,000 pounds.