#BeExtraordinary – The motto with which Bentley has launched its world’s most luxurious SUV and, of course, the fastest ever, Bentayga, in India at a whopping price of Rs. 3.85 crore in India. With completely new engineering and design, the all new Bentayga is handcrafted at the Crewe, England based facility of Bentley. Making the start with a happy note, the first customer of the new crossover SUV is none other than her majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It is the first crossover from the house of Bentley that was first displayed at the Geneva Motor Show 2012 as the EXP 9F concept.
Making entry into the realistic world, Bentley Bentayga was first seen at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show and its delivery has been started from the month of March this year. With the ‘world’s finest automotive cabin’ the Bentayga is the fastest SUV in the market as of now and has already received 3-digit bookings in India. The first batch of the delivery will start in the next two weeks. The car will be available in the Indian market through the CBU route in limited numbers.
Under the hood, Bentley Bentayga is powered by the all new W12 6.0-litre twin turbocharged powermill that can churn out a maximum power of 600bhp along with a peak torque of 900Nm. Sticking true to the Bentley DNA, the crossover SUV can make a sprint of 0-100kmph in just 4.1 seconds and is capable of attaining a top speed of 301kmph.
From the outside, the exclusive vehicle will be dominated by the ‘Winged B’ Bentley’s logo, the gigantic chrome grille and the LED headlamps where the indicators are embedded inside. When it comes to the side profile, Bentayga has borrowed the looks of its own sibling, Flying Spur, whereas the rear profile is quite straight by the presence of chrome strip and stock lamps at the bootlid’s bottom side.
Up for customization, the features available in the all new Bentley Bentayga are just treat to the owner as the massive beast has the 8-inch infotainment system with touchscreen and with the support of 30 languages and 60GB memory, 4-zone climate control, plush leather seats coupled with the contrast stitching, handcrafted wood for panels and dashboard and 18 to 22 ways of adjusting the rear and front seats with the pleasure of massage, ventilation and heating system to make your ride comfortable.
Also, if you are going to enjoy the ride at the rear seat then you will be thrilled with the presence of a 4G supported 10.2-inch Android-powered tablet that also supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The luxurious SUV is available in the 20 or 22-inch alloy wheels option along with the topping of a glass roof on the top to enable the rider to enjoy the panoramic view.
Spread across the world in 22 markets with 200 authorized dealers, Bentley has no competition in the market except with its own products. The company is overwhelmed with the response its first crossover SUV has received throughout the globe wherein the production of Bentayga in the first year is already a hit with a complete sold out. Considering the achievement of the previous year, the British luxury carmaker has planned to manufacture on 3,000 units of Bentayga this year. The only competitor for Bentayga, in terms of speed, is the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S that can attain a top speed of 283.24kmph.