The famous British manufacturer is going to expand its offer with the new version of its ultra-luxurious crossover, which is about to come as 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid. This mid-size crossover came almost two years ago. It comes as an ultra-luxurious crossover, which doesn’t come just with plenty of luxury, but also with excellent performances.
There are several powertrain options in the offer that includes diesel engine as well. After larger V8 and W12 engines, we are now about to see an electrified version. Compared to conventional version, this one will come with a smaller V6 unit. This engine will come in combination with an electric motor and a battery pack. Besides new powertrain, the new 2019 Bentayga Plug-in Hybrid will most likely keep the rest of characteristics. So, we are about to see a familiar styling, as well as a familiar list of equipment etc.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid powertrain
The new 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid will benefit the fact that the famous British manufacturer is a part of the large VW Group. So, we are about to see a familiar hybrid powertrain in the new crossover.
The new version will feature a familiar system that consists of a 3.0-liter V6 engine and a hi-output electric motor. According to latest reports, the 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid should feature a max output of 462 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. This will definitely provide some great performances. The new crossover will probably feature a new battery.
Compared to Cayenne, this package will most likely have more capacity. Also, expect an all-electric mode, although it is hard to predict the exact range. More details should be known after we find out a capacity of the new battery.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid design
No changes on the platform are expected. The 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid will ride on the familiar MLB platform. This architecture is in use for various models from the VW Group. It is also a hybrid-compatible. This means no further changes for this special version. So, if we exclude powertrain, rest of mechanics will be pretty much the same.
The same thing is with styling. The new 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid will feature almost no differences. The test model has been spotted already and we didn’t see any important changes. Well, there is one notable diverse from gasoline models. The new version adds a charging port, which is positioned on the opposite side of the gasoline filler cap. Rest of the styling is pretty familiar. There is a famous Continental-like front end. Also, the rest of the crossover features a familiar shape.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid equipment
When it comes to equipment, we are sure that the new 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid will not feature many changes compared to gasoline versions. Of course, few additions are possible, but the core will remain the same. This also means that we are going to see those famous additional packages in the offer. For example, there is a City Specification, which adds some features useful for city ride. Those are automatic parking assistance, a top-view camera, traffic sign recognition, collision detection with automatic braking, and rear cross-traffic alert. Also, there is a Touring Specification. It adds adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, a head-up display, and night-vision system with a display in the gauge cluster. Those who plan to run this expensive crossover off-road can choose the All-Terrain Specification. This package includes things like four off-road driving modes, underbody protection, and a forward camera to help watch for obstacles.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid release date
The new version of the luxurious crossover will come somewhere in the next year. A more precise date is still unknown. It is also hard to predict a precise price. However, if we consider that base model goes around 260.000 dollars, we can presume that 2019 Bentley Bentayga Plug-In Hybrid will cost even more.