Step Into Luxury with a Bentley Bentayga

January 9th, 2018 by

The Bentley Bentayga was built for drivers who seek adventure, but like to do so in luxury and with speed. According to the engineers at Bentley, the Bentayga is the most luxurious, fastest, and most expensive SUV in the world. Introduced for the 2016 model year, today the Bentayga is available in three models – Bentayga, Bentayga Mulliner and the Bentayga Diesel. But just how luxurious and powerful is this SUV? If looks could kill – the Bentley Bentayga would be a serial killer.

Bentley Bentayga Mulliner

Bentley has unveiled the new Bentayga Mulliner, which they have named as “the ultimate luxury SUV.” According to Bentley, the Mulliner name has been a mark of luxury travel for almost 500 years. The Bentayga Mulliner features a W12 engine with a variable displacement that takes drivers from 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds and hits  top speed of 187 mph. The W12 engine delivers a maximum 600 horsepower paired with 664 lb-ft of maximum torque.

Standard technology features in the Bentley Bentayga Mulliner are anything BUT standard. The interior cabin is the epitome of luxury craftsmanship. Inside the cabin, the most noticeable feature are two individual rear seats that can be adjusted in 18 different ways and have massage and ventilation functions. There’s also a fully integrated bottle cooler and chiller is included in the rear center console. Only offering top-of-the-line features, the Bentayga is equipped with a Naim audio speaker system, which is the most powerful audio system in any SUV. The sound system has 20 speakers that include two active bass speakers under the front seats.

Starting MSRP is $235,525

Bentley Bentayga

According to the writers at TheCarConnection.com, The Bentley Bentayga takes what you think you know about physics, comfort, and speed, and quickly sets a new high water-mark for each. Clearly, relying solely on looks won’t suffice. While, delivering a remarkable driving experience, the all-new W12 petrol 6.0-liter engine  accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds and has a top speed of 187 mph. Furthermore, the W12 engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. As previously mentioned in the Bentayga Mulliner section, the engine’s variable displacement system combines power, fuel efficiency and torque. While offering maximum torque at low engine speeds, the Bentayga delivers 5-90% of torque in 1.1 seconds that creates an effortless driving experience.  

The interior of the Bentley Bentayga is available with three seating configurations. The first is the standard rear seat which serves as a traditional three-seat bench with a fold-down center armrest. The second serves as a four seat comfort specification that offers two rear thrones which replace the center seat with additional storage and bottle cooler. Lastly, the seven seat configuration adds a third row of seating while replacing the main rear bench. The infotainment system gives buyers two options – 12-speaker system or a Naim 21-speaker system. Included in the rear seat entertainment package is two 10.2-inch touchscreens that has the ability to tap into the SUV’s infotainment system and allow passengers to watch TV.

Starting MSRP is $229,100

Bentley Bentayga Diesel

The Bentley Bentayga Diesel is the newest addition to this lineup by being the first Diesel in the automaker’s history. The 8-cylinder diesel engine was developed to not only deliver world-class Bentley performance, but combines practicality, power and luxury with innovative technology, according to Bentley. The Bentley Bentayga Diesel has the highest output of any diesel SUV at 434 horsepower with 663 lb-ft of torque – which delivers a top speed of 168 mph and achieves 0 to 60 in 4.6 seconds. One of the top features in the Bentayga Diesel is the new ‘triple charging’. Consisting of two mechanical, twin-scroll turbochargers are ignited by a 48V electrical system. Even though, it’s not technically a turbocharger, the third charging unit is utilized to reduce turbo lag for impressive responsiveness and speed.     

The interior cabin of the Bentley Bentayga Diesel is both practical yet elegant. The trim pattern in the upper cabin is trimmed in Eliade which is tactile, technical fabric that’s designed to compliment the rest of the leather-trimmed cabin. The infotainment system delivers a state-of-the-art 8” touch-screen display with navigation, voice command with text-to-speech and 10 speakers throughout the cabin. Additionally, buyers have the option to choose between digital or satellite radio.

Starting MSRP is $188,870

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