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Bentley Bentayga SUV confirmed for 2016

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The first time Porsche announced that it would be producing a SUV, we didn’t know how to react. The same goes this time around. Bentley confirmed its much awaited SUV, the Bentley Bentayga, will be unveiled later this year and will go on sale in 2016.

This is the first time Bentley has ventured into the SUV segment. Known for making luxury hand crafted cars like the Mulsanne, Flying Spur and Continental GT’s, Bentley is making a bold move entering the SUV segment. It has been named Bentayga after the mountain peak, Roque Bentayga that is situated in the Canary Islands. Bentley had a concept SUV named the EXP 9F, but that car didn’t manage to garner interest amongst the customers.

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The Bentley Bentayga has the stance of the majestic Flying Spur, with a huge front grill and signature body design. The car is expected to have a highly customizable and futuristic interior design, with a rich infotainment system and command settings. The car will have a host of driving modes to provide on-road and off-road driving capabilities.

The car will come with a number of engine options, ranging from a 4.0 liter twin turbo V8 all the way upto a 6.0 liter W12. The most expensive SUV in the world will make its debut in India at an expected price of Rs. 3.5 crore.