- Bentley has chosen a name for its first crossover
history of the brand serial crossover, which is expected to hit the market in 2021.
The most powerful and fastest serial SUV on the planet will be called the Bentley Bentayga and will become the namesake of the rock, which is located on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria and in ancient times was considered sacred by the locals ... About why the company decided to borrow the name for the model from a cliff in the Canary Islands, nothing is reported, writes the Dutch edition De Telegraaf.
Previously, there were rumors that the car would be called the Falcon, but the British brand is having friction with Ford, which is selling the Falcon family of models in Australia.
In the photo: Bentley Bentayga teaser.
Bentley Bentayga is being designed based on the EXP 9 F concept crossover presented in Geneva. The car, which is based on the MLB Evo platform, will be equipped with a 4.0-liter V8 petrol engine, 600-horsepower petrol unit W12 with a volume of 6.
0 liters and a V-shaped diesel enginefigure eightTDI with a volume of 4.2 liters. Later in the gamut of luxury crossover. Bentleya gasoline-electric installation will also be added. According to the calculations of marketers, the hybrid crossover will become the most demanded version in the global market.
Currently, about 30% of potential buyersSUVshow interest in the car withgreentechnologies.
In the photo: Bentley EXP 9 F. Concept Crossover
Bentley Summer Head Wolfgang Duerheimer stated that the crossover in the minimum trim would cost around £ 130,000. In comparison, the company's flagship car, the Mulsanne sedan, is currently available in the UK for around £ 230,000.
The Bentley SUV, targeting Russia, China and the United States, will be available to dealers in 2021.
The production of the model is deployed at the facilities of the company's plant located in the English city of Crewe.