Luxury brand Bentley is preparing their first crossover. While concept for new SUV referred to as Bentayga was presented just before, it hasn’t reached dealerships yet. Nevertheless, it is about to change with 2017 Bentley Bentayga. Frankfurt car show could host premiere of the vehicle which may be created in factories, and based on spy shots and prototype image, there are some similarities with some models. Nevertheless, just after its first appearance in 2012, this luxurious crossover is now becoming in the final phase of development and these pics might be close to final version of the 2017 Bentayga.
2017 Bentley Bentayga Engine
Engine range wasn’t confirmed by Bentley. Nevertheless, there are some information telling that luxury crossover could borrow drivetrain from Continental GT model. That may be V8 or W12 unit, which could get hybrid version. Spokesman of the company announced it, but progress within this area is totally unknown but. Experts say that V8 could match better to electric motor. If that is correct, 2017 Bentley Bentayga could go 30 miles by taking power from batteries only. Nevertheless, new vehicle is going to bring about a great deal of interest, even though it use diesel variant. If this happen, we could see Audi’s drivetrain under the hood of Bentayga. It is 4.2-l twin-turbo V8 powerplant which is capable to deliver high values of torque and power.
2017 Bentley Bentayga Platform
Based on spy shots, final version of 2017 Bentley Bentayga is going to be diverse than the concept we saw at Geneva auto show in 2012. We have heard that new crossover could share platform with upcoming Audi Q7. This may very well be renowned MLB concept developed by VW, which is utilized by a different competitor, Porsche Cayenne. Nevertheless, be ready for shocking information – Lamborghini is functioning on their SUV segment, which is also use similar platform. However, it is likely that Bentayga is going to become the biggest of all.
2017 Bentley Bentayga Competition and Price
Company is targeting 200 mph for its crossover, which might be the statement of its ambitions and directions of development. The 2017 Bentley Bentayga value will probably be in par with Continental GT vehicle, about $210,000. Luxury SUV rivals top cars in this segment, Range Rover Sport SVR, Audi SQ7 and Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG.