The 2018 Bentley Bentley what you think you know about physics, comfort and speed, and quickly sets a new mark for each of them.
Close your eyes and let us help you slide inside the Bentley Bentayga. Now open them. You would never guess that you were in an SUV. The British brand’s first SUV boasts an easily as lavish cabin as one of its more traditional sedans, coupes and convertibles. In version 4, 5 or 7 seats, it wraps you in soft leather, available in 15 different colors, as well as four different veneer trim. The Bentayga features Bentley’s latest infotainment system. Options include a rear refrigerator, a 3-compartment picnic basket in the back and the $ 170,000 Breitling Tourbillon automatic winding clock.
Bentley produced a surprise by retiring its very first SUV, the 2018 Bentley Bentayga adopting a relatively conventional SUV design, rather than the more fashionable sheet metal that many manufacturers are opting for. This approach has been put forward by some critics, but for us it is appropriate for a vehicle that can really handle serious off-road driving. The vertical grille, massive air intakes and broad shoulders emphasize the power of the 600-horsepower Bentayga W-12 and its dramatic capabilities.
When nearly three tons of SUVs can go from one stop to 60 mph in four seconds, everyone notices and most people smile. The new Bentley Bentayga sprints well, launched by its 600 hp W-12 twin-turbo engine coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy takes a hit, but you certainly do not pay six digits to reduce performance.
The 2018 Bentley Bentley Retail Price (MSRP) of $ 231,825, with the best-equipped Bentayga W12 First Edition pushing at $ 300,125 – both figures, including $ 2,725 in delivery fees