In these days when crossovers are taking over the market, even the most luxurious manufacturers have something to offer in this segment. Bentley started first. The Bentayga is on the market for a couple of years and not the company has prepared one very interesting novelty for the 2019 Bentley Bentayga. We are about to see a new engine in the offer. Besides a huge W12, the forthcoming model will be available with eight cylinders as well. A smaller displacement will provide better efficiency. Still, the most interesting thing about this version will be a huge price drop. Besides new powertrain, count on lots of other modifications, including various tweaks to the chassis that will provide more nimble drive.
2019 Bentley Bentayga V8 Specs
As we already mentioned, the biggest novelty for the next year is a new V8 engine in the offer. So far, this ultra-luxurious SUV was available with a huge W12 engine only. It is a 6.0-liter unit that delivers around 600 horsepower. A new version will come with something far more efficient. We are about to see a familiar 4.0-liter V8 unit from the VW. In this particular case, we will see a version of the engine that delivers around 542 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque. These numbers definitely guarantee excellent performances.
2019 Bentley Bentayga V8 and W12 Performance Comparison
Despite a much smaller displacement, 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8 performances will be on a pretty high level. Moreover, differences will be smaller than you would expect. This version will need around 4.4 seconds to get to 60 mph. A top speed will go around 180 mph. For comparison, the W12 Bentayga need around 4.0 seconds to reach 60, while a top speed goes up to 187 mph. Seem like a barely notable difference, especially if we consider that the new model will be for about 60.000 dollars cheaper.
Is there any other upgrade?
The new 2019 Bentley Bentayga 0-60 time sounds great, but there is actually much more. Compared to the standard model, this one comes with a completely new suspension, which provides much better handling and overall athletics. Besides the new suspension, you can count on a few more chassis tweaks, as well as on the fact that the new version will be for about 100 pounds lighter.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Interior
While the mechanical modifications are numerous, the 2019 Bentley Bentayga interior continues in the pretty much same way. The is a familiar, top-notch quality cabin, which besides spectacular materials also offers pretty much everything you could imagine when it comes to comfort and convenience features. Massive seats, handcrafted interior parts and lots of tech features make it clear that this is the most luxurious SUV you can find around. Just like the W12 version, this one also allows all kinds of customization, when it comes to the interior design. So, everyone can get a cabin in accordance with his preferences. Though we are still waiting to get more details, latest reports suggest that the new V8 will come with same trim levels in the offer – Onyx Edition, Activity Edition, the Signature, the Black Edition, and the range-topping Mulliner.
2019 Bentley Bentayga Price
The 2019 Bentley Bentayga price is definitely the most intriguing thing about the upcoming model. Previous year models were available with 12 cylinders only and the most distinctive thing about it was an extremely high price tag, incomparable to any other luxury crossover you can find around. The new 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8 will change this drastically. Apparently, it will be for about 60.000 dollars cheaper. This means that the most affordable version of the ultra-luxurious SUV will now go around 165/170.000 dollars.