What are you speculated to do once you completely, positively should spend $200,000 on an SUV to look correct in Brentwood, however you continue to must impress your “inexperienced” mates out in Santa Monica? Till now, this was a query with out a solution, fortunately Bentley is right here that will help you out.
To appease those that care extra about useless dinosaurs than useless cows, Bentley is planning to unveil a flowery new hybrid drivetrain for theSUV on the Geneva Motor Present in March. That setup is anticipated bear a marked similarity to Porsche’s Cayenne Hybrid, which mates a 2.9-liter V6 with a 136 hp electrical motor and produces a mixed 462 hp. Granted, we would not be shocked to see the Bentley model make some additional jam over the Porsche, given it has the burden of a small moon to pull round.
Bentley’s first SUV, the Bentayga, has proved itself common with the Goyard and Black Card crowd because it got here out in 2016. Up till now, its solely engine providing within the US has been a giant, thirsty twin-turbocharged W12 that is good for 600 horsepower and greater than 600 pound-feet of torque, if not the atmosphere.
Bentley can also be prepared to supply prospects the choice of turbocharged gasoline-powered V8 someday this month, which, in contrast to the diesel, we’ll get right here within the US. This also needs to serve to additional cement the Bentayga as Bentley’s hottest vendor going ahead, so do not count on to get any respect on Abbot-Kinney this 12 months should you’re nonetheless rolling round in a Vary Rover, mkay?