To make its world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, Bentley Bentayga top speed figures were officially confirmed by the Crewe based manufacturer today. Tipping the speedometer at 301 kmph, the Bentayga is now officially the world’s fastest SUV.
To go on sale in 2016, Bentley Bentayga will be priced above £130,000 (INR 1.31 crore or $197,347). This makes Bentley Bentayga a rival to the likes of Range Rover SVAutobiobraphy, and upcoming Rolls Royce SUV Project Cullinan and Lamborghini Urus.
Below is the new video which was revealed by Bentley a few hours ago. Shot at an undisclosed location, the Bentley Bentayga is seen performing hot laps around a test track. At the end of the video, Bentley confirms the top speed and the title of – World’s Fastest SUV.
Based on the Volkswagen MLB Evo platform, Bentayga shares the underpinnings with sibling Porsche Cayenne, and Audi Q7, the new generation of which was revealed at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show in January this year.
Bentley has not yet revealed what powers the new Bentayga, but expect it to get the new W12 6.0l petrol turbocharged engine. This engine generates 608 PS power and 900 Nm torque. Apart from this, there will also be a plug-in hybrid and a diesel engine option, but these are expected to be launched at a later date.