2016 Bentley Bentayga Release Date, Engine

The Frankfurt International Motor Show was crowned up by all kinds of vehicle concepts and models, but only a few stood out. One of the cars that caught great attention at this motor expo was Bentley Bentayga. This car will be the first SUV from the British automobile manufacturer. The automaker is planning to create a long lasting first impression by releasing a state-of-the-art full-size SUV, 2016 Bentley Bentayga.

2016 Bentley Bentayga front

2016 Bentley Bentayga – New Design of Grill and Color:

According to Bentley, the new SUV will be built on the MLB Evo platform. This platform is already used in Volkswagen Touareg, Posche Cayenne and Audi Q7. So we will not be surprised if we see the new car share features with these three vehicles. The automaker will however base the design on the Bentley EXP 9 F concept.

If you have seen Continental GT, then you can predict the front physical characteristics of 2016 Bentley Bentayga. Expect a classic matrix grille and 4 rounded headlights. There will also be another slimmer grille and also large intakes on the bumper. Viewing the car from backside, a few things will be easily noticeable, such as conventional tailgate, oval-shaped taillights, big exhaust outlets and sturdy bumper.

Bentley doesn’t disappoint when it comes to designing car interiors. Wait to ride in a luxurious and roomy interior. The entire exterior is carefully crafted by top engineers using top quality materials like metal, wood and leather. Seats and other cabin components will have exceptional userfriendliness.

A well-equipped center console and a new wide dashboard will be available in 2016 Bentley Bentayga. Be ready to control a myriad of features installed on these two parts. One of the major highlights on the console is an 8-inch touchscreen capable of providing crucial driving information. Your entertainment needs will be taken care of by an 18-speaker audio system and Android-enabled screens on the seats.

Safety will not be a big issue in 2016 Bentley Bentayga SUV. Many driver assistance systems and passenger safety and security features will be available in the new car. Some of them include an active anti-roll system and adaptive cruise control.

2016 Bentley Bentayga interior

2016 Bentley Bentayga – Powertrain Options:

We are expecting a rare but powerful engine from the new Bentley car. According to the car maker, a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 will be available to power up the full-size SUV. The engine will generate 600 hp and 664 lb.ft. The automaker may also borrow the 4.0-liter V8 from Audi Q7. This engine has a capacity of 420 hp and 573 lb.ft. In addition, a plug-in hybrid powertrain will be available.

An 8-speed automatic transmission will be included to facilitate for smoother journeys and better fuel efficiency. Expect an all-wheel drive and a top speed of 187 mph. The car will move from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. EPA ratings stand at 14 mpg city and 20 mpg highway. Recording low emission rate figures, the Bentley SUV will be environment-friendly.

2016 Bentley Bentayga rear view

2016 Bentley Bentayga – Reveal Date, Price, and Competition:

This will come as a surprise to many who will want to own the new 2016 Bentley Bentayga. Without $200,000, you will not be able to take the car out of the showroom. And the price may go up to $300,000. When it comes to release date, we are looking forward to seeing the new Bentley car on the road starting from the second half of 2016.


Only a few cars will be able to rival 2016 Bentley Bentayga. Some of them include Land Rover Range Rover and Lamborghini Urus, among other cars from luxury brands like Rolls-Royce and Maserati.

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