Bentley Bentayga – the first SUV in the history of the company, which, according to the head of the British brand, is the most powerful, fast and luxurious representative in the classroom. The world premiere of the new Bentley Bentayga held at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. Recall that in the spring of 2012 the British concept shown in Geneva Bentley EXP 9 F, but its appearance is not too extravagant then came to taste to potential buyers. As a result, the design model was sent for recycling. It was only in March 2014 appeared the first production version of the SUV photo Bentayga, which is named after the rock formation on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria. Design trends appeared declassified in August, thanks to the images of large-scale models. Outside SUV Bentley Bentayga is made in the traditional style of the brand with the characteristic radiator grille and round head optics. The car stands out as muscular wings, the large taillights are elegantly inscribed in the letter “B”, as well as the large wheels, available in diameter from 20 to 22 inches. Salon Bentley Bentayga can be four- or five-seater, and in the future will offer an optional third row. Of course, here we use luxurious materials and finishes, including high-quality leather (15 color options), insert made of natural wood (seven kinds of veneer) and metal. Front seats are equipped with a variety of electrical adjustment not only heating and ventilation, and massage function with six modes. The quadruple the performance of the same features available to rear passengers, unless there is a little less adjustments. Also, the rear detachable 10.2-inch tablets on the Android OSes support 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Front – a fully digital instrument panel, projection display, 8.0-inch screen multimedia system with hard disk of 60 GB. Buyers can choose one of three possible stereo, a top of which (Naim for Bentley) has 18 speakers total capacity of 1950 watts. The surcharge on the center console, an apparatus gold mechanical watches Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon, inlaid with diamonds and fitted with an automatic winding. The cost of the options – an impressive 170,000 dollars. But the two-piece panorama roof with the hatch is standard Bentley Bentayga as, indeed, and the automatic parking attendant, all-sky cameras, adaptive cruise control, night vision camera, and a host of modern security systems.
Specifications. Overall length SUV Bentley Bentayga of 5141, the value of the wheelbase – 2992 width – 1998, height – 1, 742. The boot capacity is 430 liters Bentaygi, the back door is equipped with a non-contact opening and closing, as well as the option of a pull-out chair for a picnic. Bentley SUV curb weight is 2422 kg, with 236 kilos allowed to save made of aluminum wings, sides and a number of other structural elements. Already in the base Bentley Bentayga equipped with air suspension with variable ground clearance and electric power steering with a variable transmission ratio. As an option, offers an active anti-roll bars to counteract banks maintaining robust stability of the car on the road and high comfort. The movement Bentayga Bentley (2016-2017) leads the new 6.0-liter turbo W12 with twin turbochargers and a cut-off half of the cylinders during light loads. It produces 608 hp here (at 6000 rev/min) and 900 nm (in the range of 1250 to 4500 rev/min), the torque which is transmitted to all the wheels 8 through the machine ZF-band and allocated between axles Torsen differential, 40:60. On acceleration from zero to a hundred new Bentley Bentayga requires 4.1 seconds (as the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S), and the maximum speed is not limited, and reaches 301 km/h against 284 based on the top Cayenne. The engine combines direct injection and distributed, and the default is equipped with the “start / stop” – its average consumption in the combined cycle is declared at the level of 12.8 liters per 100 kilometers. The control electronics on Bentayge has eight operating modes – four for driving on hard surfaces and off-road. The first – a Sport, Comfort, individual mode and Bentley, which combines comfort and sport. Latest – Snow & Grass (snow and grass), Dirt & Gravel (dirt or gravel), Mud & Trail (slush and track) and the Sand Dunes (sand). Configuration and price. In the opening day of the Frankfurt Motor Show, it was announced that the company has already received 3600 orders for the new Bentley Bentayga, ie the entire annual quota machines proved sold out almost immediately, and the very first car will get the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth II. Family Her Majesty will receive a car from a limited series First Edition (such release only 500 units) – the cost of this modification starts at $355,000, and with all the options the price of an SUV can reach $775,000. In this case, the base price tag starts with a mark of 160,200 pounds in the UK and from 208,500 euros – in Germany. Currently, the manufacturer is considering the possibility of increasing the volume of production, so as not to create too long queue. Later in the series expected emergence of hybrid versions of Bentley Bentayga, off-road vehicle with a diesel power plant and possibly more modest versions with gasoline engine.