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Bentley Bentayga with a lot of power and even more exclusivity

Edward Green |
With an all-new W12 powertrain, the Bentayga is the fastest, most powerful, and most exclusive SUV in the world, says Bentley. And we might agree with that.

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Bentley Motor presented all details of its pinnacle model, the Bentayga. With an all-new W12 powertrain, the Bentayga is poised to offer a true Bentley driving experience and showcases innovative technology features. An all-new twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12 engine is at the heart of the new Bentayga. The mighty 12-cylinder unit combines efficiency and refinement with ultra-luxurious levels of power and torque.

With 608 PS (600 bhp / 447kW) and 900 Nm (663 lb. ft) delivering a 0-60 mph time of 4.0 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds) and a top speed of 187 mph (301 km/h), the Bentayga is the world's most powerful and fastest SUV. It offers a range of on- and off-road drive settings via Bentley's Drive Dynamics Mode and optional Responsive Off-Road Setting. Up to eight modes are available. This versatility is complemented by Bentley Dynamic Rid nd Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS).

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) including Stop & Go, Predictive ACC and Traffic Assist enables the driver to maintain a set distance to the vehicle in front.

As standard, the Bentayga comes with a panoramic glass roof. Making up almost 60 per cent of the total roof surface, the 1.35m2 glass feature is split into two panes. The front panel tilts and slides, and the whole glass surface can be obscured via an electric, full-length roller blind. Either side of the glass roof are aluminium roof rails that combine two different finishes – a high-gloss black base and bright anodised top section.

The Bentayga's all-new 8" touch screen infotainment system boasts class-leading navigation technology, a 60GB hard drive, and a choice of up to 30 languages. Rear seat passengers benefit from the introduction of the Bentley Entertainment Tablet – a removable 10.2" Android device with 4G, WiFi and Bluetooth for effortless, high-speed on-board connectivity. On top of that, customers can choose between three different sound systems. The best of them offers 1,950 watts, 18 speakers and super-tweeters. True mobile audio heaven.

On the inside, the new Bentayga offers handcrafted wood and leather engineered with precision. The cockpit sets new standards for both luxury and precision, with meticulous tolerances between the exquisite veneered woods and metal elements. The dashboard takes the iconic Bentley "wing" design as its inspiration, with the beautifully finished surfaces flowing from door to door over the top of the instrument binnacles, down under the centre console and back up around the passenger side fascia and foot well.

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