The Bentley Bentayga SUV has got a version with a petrol V8

The British company Bentley has officially introduced a new version of its luxury SUV – the Bentley Bentayga V8, equipped with a 550-hp 4.0-liter petrol turbo motor and a four-wheel drive system.

The car climbs at a top speed of 290 km/h. Two turbochargers provide 770 Nm of torque and the ability to accelerate to 100 km in 4.5 seconds. As stated, the driving range is 850 km, and the fuel consumption for the combined cycle is 11.4 l/100 km. The unit works in conjunction with the 8-speed automatic ZF transmission.

The V8 engine is also mounted on the new Porsche models – the Panamera and Cayenne Turbo, as well as the Lamborghini Urus. The official press release of the British brand says, that the innovative new Bentley V8 engine was calibrated according to this exceptionally capable off-roader. Powerful and efficient, with unhindered power supply, it provides a stepless drive – both on the road and outside it.

A hybrid version of the model is also expected to be presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2018. It’s a hybrid system with a 2.9-liter V6 engine and an electric motor – the same as the Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid is equipped with.

Photo – Bentley

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