The wait is finally over! World’s most powerful SUV Bentley Bentayga is all set to launch in India on 21st April 2016. Revealed at 2015 Frankfurt motor show, it is claimed to be the most luxurious, powerful and the fastest SUV in the world. As per Zauba.com few units of the SUV has been imported in the country.
According to reports only 20 units have been allocated for Indian market and those who are looking to buy it unfortunately will face a disappointment as all of them have been already sold. The initial price of Bentayga is expected to be around Rs. 3.75 Crore while top spec version could cost at Rs. 5.2 crore (ex-showroom). It has no direct rivals in the market until Jaguar F-pace and Rolls Royce Cullinan enters the market.
The SUV is based on Volkswagen’s new MLB platform which contains extensive use of aluminum along with steel and composite, the Platform has already been used on new Audi Q7. The design inspiration comes from luxury flying Spur and continental GT which translates into boxy yet elegant design with muscular haunches, handcraft front grille, LED Quad shaped headlights, carbon fibre addenda, and massive 22 inch alloy wheels.
The Bentayga’s cabin is one of the most luxurious cabins one would ever see and it’s easily can give run for its money to Rolls Royce. The SUV is loaded with floating digital instrument cluster, big touchscreen with 60GB storage, handcrafted leather upholstery, diamond quilted seats with 20 way adjustment functions, wooden veneer, rear entertainment package, Android tablets, 700 to 1800 watt audio system. And, you also get an option to choose from plethora of packages to customize you car.
The luxury is accolade by top notch safety features such as five cameras with top view, night vision, 12 ultrasonic sensors, long-short distance radars, park assist, traffic sign recognition and much more.
Powering the SUV is a 6.0 litre V12 petrol engine that develops a ferocious power of 600bhp and 900Nm of torque, matched to an eight speed automatic transmission and automatic all wheel drive system. As said, it is the fastest SUV in the world because it can reach 100km/hr mark in flat 4 seconds with the top speed of 300km/hr.