Bentley reveals the bentayga V8 luxury SUV


the bentley ‘bentayga’ sets the luxury SUV benchmark, offering the ultimate grand touring experience unrestricted by landscape or conditions. the british-automaker unveils the SUV in its most sporting guise to date – the ‘bentayga V8’.

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at the heart of the bentley ‘bentayga V8’ is a 4.0 liter, twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine which combines immense power with impressive fuel efficiency. the addition of a characteristic V8, stylish twin-quad exhaust pipes and optional carbon-ceramic brakes, reveals more of the luxury SUV’s sporting character. the new V8 model fuses luxury with power, usability and extensive sporting ability. its responsive performance is fully customizable by the driver through bentley’s ‘drive dynamics system’, from limousine-like refinement to sporting precision. the dynamic unit develops 542 bhp and 568 lb.ft. (770 Nm) of torque, resulting in a top speed of 180 mph (290 km/h), and 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds (100 km/h in 4.5 s). the performance of the ‘V8’ is complemented by a range of 464 miles (746 km).

inside, people will recognize bentley’s unique approach to modern luxury tailoring, with the familiar blend of exquisite handcrafted materials and advanced technologies. new styling features include a wood and hide steering wheel and the introduction of a high-gloss carbon-fiber interior panel finish. three innovative interior options are offered in the ‘bentayga V8’: a high-gloss carbon-fiber finish replacing traditional veneer surfaces; a wood and hide steering wheel; and a rich red leather, cricket ball.