Bentley to launch an all-new hybrid SUV version
Bentley has recently announced the launch an all-new SUV version equipped with its hybrid concept will be available in the market starting 2017. The Hybrid Concept is based on the flagship model in the Bentley family, the Mulsanne.
“There is no doubt that plug-in hybrid technology is true to Bentley’s values of outstanding luxury and effortless performance. Combining our renowned engines with electric power reinforces and enhances both principles, and so we will gradually introduce this powertrain across our model range. By the end of the decade, at least 90% of our production will be available as a plug-in hybrid. We are proud to be pioneering these developments in the luxury sector,” said Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, Chairman and Chief Executive of Bentley Motors.
Bentley boasts that the plug-in hybrid system will offer a power increase of up to 25% together with a 70% reduction in CO2 emissions and will also be capable of driving at least 50 km on electric power alone.