July 15, 2024
Bentley Bentayga S and Azure acquire V6 hybrid powertrains for 2023

The Bentley Bentayga S and Bentley Bentayga Azure gets hybrid variants in the United Kingdom subsequent 12 months, gaining an electrically assisted V6 powertrain instead of a 4.0-litre 542bhp V8 engine. 

The 2 luxurious SUVs will sign up for 5 different hybrid fashions – together with the prevailing, usual Bentayga hybrid and Bentley Flying Spur S hybrid – as a bridge to Bentley’s coming near near 5 electrical automobiles, the primary of which is scheduled to reach in 2025.

Energy comes from an uprated model of the powertrain utilized in the usual Bentayga hybrid. It combines a three.0-litre TFSI V6 engine with a 134bhp electrical motor, which is powered through an 18kWh battery. 

General energy stands at 456bhp – 80bhp lower than the full-fat V8 – and each automobiles whole the 0-62mph dash in 5.3sec. Bentley additionally claims each automobiles can succeed in greater than 27 miles on electric-only energy. 

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Different key adjustments come with additional changes to the Bentayga’s mechanicals. The company says the chassis is now 15% stiffer at the Azure, which permits for a “extra dynamic” track for the digital steadiness keep watch over gadget. 

Bentley says Azure automobiles are extra geared in opposition to convenience, with a “quiet, subtle using revel in”. The company claims the Azure is between 4% and 26% quieter than its opponents. 

It sits on a collection of 22in wheels and positive aspects inside temper lights, heated guidance wheel and chrome on its external bumpers. A Entrance Seat Convenience pack could also be incorporated, with 22-way adjustability and heating and air flow.

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