Bentley unveils seven-seat Bentayga
Bentley is aiming to take the crown of the most luxurious people carrier with the Bentayga. The company is offering their SUV in a new seven seat configuration with what looks to be the most luxurious third row of any SUV. There is also a new four seat configuration that replaces the centre seat with an armrest. Mechanically, the Bentayga remains unchanged.
The new standard rear seats get plenty of features that make them as comfortable as the ones in the front. They now get 12-way adjustability with massage functions with heating and ventilation, obviously. The twin rear seat configuration also gets a set of exclusive options including the Bentley Rear Entertainment, Bluetooth headphones, fold-down picnic tables and individual, Mulliner-Console Drinks Cooler. As for the seven seat configuration, the middle bench gets three seats and the third bench gets two — the latter being electrically foldable. The seven-seat option on the Bentayga is only offered on the V8 and Speed variants, not on the hybrid option.
The Bentayga has one of the most lavish interiors of any car on the market, covered in oodles of leather everywhere, (there are 15 options to choose from as standard) and finished off with whatever tree sparks your fancy. It also gets an 8" touch-screen infotainment system with a 10-speaker audio system as standard or an optional Naim audio system that makes you feel like you’re in a concert hall, standing right next to the stage. The Bentayga can also be optioned with the Mulliner Driving Specification that brings diamond-quilted seats, drilled sports pedals, embroidered Bentley emblems and a very very large choice of hide, carpet and interior colour combinations. If this isn’t enough to satisfy you, the Mulliner department will make a custom Bentayga for you, inside and out.
The Bentayga continues the same engine options with the 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 that makes 542bhp and 770Nm of torque. It also gets the W12 engine in Speed guise, which is the fastest production SUV in the world, producing 626 bhp and 900Nm of torque with a top whack of 306 km/h.