These Spy Photographs Of The Bentley Bentayga LWB Prototype Counsel The SUV Would possibly Be Nearing Manufacturing

You’ll be able to discover the stretched doorways and the longer wheelbase on the Bentley Bentayga LWB fairly clearly

by Sidd Dhimaan, on

The Bentley Bentayga is without doubt one of the most luxurious and opulent SUVs that cash can purchase you at the moment. Whereas it’s a sufficiently massive car with a decently lengthy wheelbase, there’s a demand for a extra spacious Bentayga in sure markets. We are able to attest to this as a result of a long-wheelbase model of the Bentayga has been spied winter testing in Sweden.

A Lengthy Wheelbase Bentayga Will Be Even Plusher

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On the within, we count on it to be provided in two- and three-row layouts. Each will profit from the lengthy wheelbase within the type of additional legroom

Lengthy wheelbase variations of luxurious autos are considerably a distinct segment in markets like China and the Center East. There’s a demand for autos with additional legroom in sure markets, and the demand is powerful sufficient for automakers to provide them within the manufacturing facility as an alternative of telling prospects to get it achieved aftermarket.

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We knew the Bentley Bentayga LWB is within the works for a very long time, however a prototype has been spied but once more, this time whereas cold-testing in Sweden

Hushed talks of the long-wheelbase model of the Bentley Bentayga have been doing rounds for a very long time now. Until the corporate is introducing some particular options for this (maybe, making it much more luxurious) or it hit a snafu, the long-wheelbase model ought to’ve been out by now. No less than the testing is resumed, so we hope it’s going to debut in 2022.

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The 2-row four-seat model is likely to be the spotlight because it might have lounge-like styling and different luxurious options to make it a luxurious chauffeur-driven SUV

We don’t count on quite a lot of exterior modifications, however on the within, sure, there may very well be fairly a couple of. The Bentayga LWB may very well be provided in the identical seating layouts as the usual mannequin – four-, five- and 7. The seven-seater mannequin may gain advantage from extra legroom for the third-row passengers. However, the emphasis can be on the two-row fashions. Anticipate lounge-like seating to be the spotlight of the Bentayga LWB with extra opulence, tech options, and a few form of foldable work desks or one thing on these strains.

Are There Any Variations On The Outdoors?

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There’s no phrase on the precise measurements, however as we speculated earlier than, we count on the wheelbase to be round 126 inches. This can make it 8.2 inches longer than the usual Bentayga’s 117.8-inch lengthy wheelbase. You’ll be able to see ‘Past 100’ graphics on the prototype right here. ‘Past 100’ was a technique that Bentley got here up with again in 2020 whereby the automaker plans to turn out to be a world chief in sustainable luxurious mobility. The doorways additionally appear stretched, which is a given for a stretched car.

What Will Energy The Bentley Bentayga LWB?

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If we go solely by the ‘Past 100’ graphics, then the Bentayga LWB can be primarily based on the Bentayga Hybrid. It is a lengthy shot, however of the 4 Bentayga fashions on supply – Velocity, S, V-8, and Hybrid – the Hybrid possibility resonates with the graphics essentially the most. The Bentayga Hybrid is powered by a 3.0-liter, V-6 engine and an electrical motor complementing it. The engine places out 335 horses and 332 pound-feet of torque and the electrical motor makes 126 horses and 258 pound-feet of torque. Mixed, the drivetrain dishes out 443 ponies and 516 pound-feet of twist.

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On the onset, it appears sufficient energy to lug the beast, however on paper, a V-6 engine powering in what can be the flagship Bentayga, in all chance, doesn’t dwell effectively. Maybe, the corporate might provide you with a hybrid model of the V-8 mill. A W-12 from the Velocity is the most effective the automaker from Crewe has to supply, but it surely doesn’t warrant a necessity in an LWB mannequin that’s primarily going to be a chauffeur-driven SUV. On the flip aspect, nonetheless, the costliest Bentayga (which it absolutely can be) must have the most effective engine that Bentley affords. We’ll have to attend and watch what Bentley powers the Bentayga long-wheelbase mannequin with.

Ultimate Ideas

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There’s no phrase on when it’s going to arrive, however count on it to debut someday in 2022. Swipe as much as study extra in regards to the Bentayga LWB

The Bentley Bentayga lengthy wheelbase has been within the reckoning for a very long time now. It ought to’ve been out by now, however sadly, we’re nonetheless seeing check mules being examined in varied situations. However, that mentioned, you possibly can count on a debut someday in 2022. We’re undecided if the mannequin will make it to this aspect of the ocean, however one can hope.

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Sidd Dhimaan

Sidd Dhimaan

Sidd joined the Topspeed.com group in 2017 as an intern and in lower than a yr he earned a full-time place as an affiliate editor and junior automotive professional. Quick ahead to at the moment, and he’s at present serving as a senior editor, pickup truck professional, and EV professional.  Learn full bio

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