Holy hybrid Bentley oh my!
Geneva, 6 March 2018: Bentley’s new Chairman and CEO, Adrian Hallmark announced the Bentayga plug-in Hybrid. All at his first public appearance at the Geneva Motor Show. Adrian unveiled the world’s first luxury plug-in hybrid model. Similarly, they call it the Bentayga Hybrid. Even though it’s a plug-in Hybrid.
In Bentley’s first step towards full electrification, the plug-in hybrid model combines an advanced electric motor. Combined with a powerful and efficient new-generation V6 petrol engine. The hybrid version will be the company’s most efficient model with CO2 emissions of 75 g/km (NEDC).
Bentayga Plug-in Hybrid Bentley
So Bentley has collaborated with renowned creator, Philippe Starck.
All to create a unique and intelligent recharging unit concept for Bentayga Plug-in Hybrid customers.
That’s called the Bentley by Starck Power Dock.
Furthermore, Starck’s Power Dock concept will encourage customers to plug-in when they are at home. Therefore ensuring each journey begins with the greatest electric-only range. The statement piece conceived using sustainable and technological materials.
Other Exciting News From The Bentley Stand:
New Bentayga plug-in Hybrid V8 makes motor show début. So the Bentayga plug-in Hybrid V8 features a new-generation 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged petrol engine. So additional a characteristic V8 burble and stylish twin-quad exhaust pipes. Furthermore and optional carbon-ceramic brakes revealing more of the luxury SUV’s sporting character.
• All-new Continental GTs on stand. So the new third-generation Bentley Continental GT is offered with an enhanced version of Bentley’s peerless 6.0-litre. Also a W12 TSI engine that therefore sets a new benchmark in performance.
• Two new interior finishes: Bentley’s personal commissioning division, Mulliner, showcases a unique Flying Spur W12 at this year’s show. Likewise featuring two new and exciting interior finishes. An aniline leather and an open pore veneer.
Finally, Bentley’s fuel-saving engine stop-start switch is replaced with a control for three driving modes: EV Drive, Hybrid Mode and Hold Mode. On the dash, the tachometer is replaced with a dial showing when the car is operating in pure EV Drive, or engine speed if the combustion engine is operating. A battery status dial replaces the coolant temperature gauge.
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