2021 Bentley Bentayga V8 debuts with more lavish styling

By Divyank K. Bansal | on July 1, 2020 Follow us on Autox Google News

The original luxury performance SUV gets a thorough makeover for 2020. After the Bentayga V8, refreshed W12 & plug-in hybrid models to follow towards the end of the year.

Not too long ago, Bentley was celebrating the 20,000-unit production milestone of the Bentayga SUV. And now, we have the new 2021 model that, without a doubt, looks more luxurious and opulent than before. Though the car's overall profile & silhouette remains the same, both front and back of the car have undergone heavy changes. It also gets a 20mm increase in the rear track and 100mm increase in rear legroom.

2021 Bentley Bentayga Rear Quarter Static

New elliptical LED headlamps, a slightly more upright matrix grille, larger air intakes in the bumper and redesigned foglamp housings bring the design of the 2021 Bentayga much closer to the new 3rd-gen Continental GT and the new Flying Spur and in line with Bentley's current design philosophy. At the back, a new full-width boot lid, a repositioned license plate holder (now set in the modified bumper), and new oval taillights and exhaust tips give the Bentayga a bespoke and distinct identity. The 22-inch wheels also get a fresh design.

New Bentayga Alpine Green

Inside too, the Bentayga has undergone a big makeover. Ranging from a new steering wheel and centre fascia to new door trims and all-new seats, the changes are quite extensive. A new-generation infotainment system with a bigger, 10.9-inch HD touchscreen also headlines the changes inside. The new command centre brings with it an all-new navigation system and wireless Apple CarPlay, alongside Android Auto. An embedded eSIM for My Bentley in-car connected features, along with new USB Type-C ports and a wireless phone charger are all part of the standard kit on the 2021 Bentayga.

New Bentayga Hallmark

Initially, the 2021 Bentayga will go on sale only in the V8 guise. The previous 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 generating 542bhp and 770Nm of torque has been carried over for the new generation. Later in the year, the plug-in Hybrid and W12-powered Speed models of the 2021 Bentayga will also follow.

2021 Bentley Bentayga Alpine Green

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