Bentley Hybrid Bentayga Hits Europe

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Luxury car brand Bentley has announced a hybrid version of its Bentayga luxury SUV. The numbers make for very impressive reading and the vehicle has just gone on sale in Europe. Some details...

Built in Crewe, England, the Bentley Bentayga comes to market with a highly-advanced powertrain. Using a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 petrol engine mated to an electric setup, the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid promises fantastic performance without compromising on economy. 

The advanced E motor serves up 94 kW and 400 Nm, mated to the petrol V6's 250 kW and 300 Nm, giving it total outputs of 330 kW and 700 Nm.  In terms of performance, the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid can sprint to 100 kph in just 5.5 seconds and run to a top speed of 254 kph. The modern high voltage battery can be recharged in just 2.5 hours. Driven solely under electric power, the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid can go 39 km on the WLTP cycle, with total driving range claimed at 747 km. The fuel economy claim sounds almost too good to be true at 3.5 L/100 km. 

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