The 2021 Bentley Bentlayga is a plug-in hybrid that offers substantivity with mobility by minimizing emissions and lowering the carbon footprint. Equipped with a powerful V6 combustion engine and innovative lithium powerpack, the SUV promises excellent performance. The exterior designs exude grandness, and the interior assures comfort to the occupants during their journey.
The plug-in hybrid provides cutting edge safety features and ultimate assistance, thanks to driver-assistance systems. Hybrid cars often stand out owing to the luxury, efficiency, and convenience, that they offer the occupants, thanks to the exciting blend of technologies and amenities.
The vehicle offers the motorists EV drive mode, hybrid mode, and hold mode to facilitate the motorists. The EV mode is ideal for short journeys like driving within the city, the hold mode preserves battery charge, hybrid mode maximizes sustainability during adventures commute. The hybrid mode makes use of the Intelligent Navigation system to give priority to EV. The priority to EV mode ensures a quiet drive with low emissions that allows the occupants to enjoy serene views. Across all three modes, the motorists can enjoy immense power that assures a responsive drive and better control every time.
Following is the detailed review of the design, performance, safety features, and driver-assistance technologies of the 2021 Bentley Bentlayga.
Design of the 2021 Bentley Bentlayga
The exterior of the 2021 Bentley Bentlayga follows a wide structure giving it a commanding presence on the road. The interior comes equipped with a variety of intuitive technologies that facilitate and assist the occupants.
The exterior of the plug-in hybrid has a commanding presence owing to features like its Bright chrome lower bumper grille on the front fascia, and Bright chrome radiator matrix grille. The progressive lighting system includes full LED matrix adaptive headlamps with high beams assist, Tail Lamps, LED Supplementary Lamps, and Oval split tailpipe trims. Occupants can also enjoy an open-air experience thanks to the panoramic roof that comes equipped with tilt, slide front panel, and fixed rear panel.
The exterior has a striking design thanks to the vehicle’s black specification that changes the bright ware to black except the Bentley lettering and Bentley wings. The design elements include a unique front bumper that includes a carbon fiber blade, rear spoiler, and carbon fiber sills. The rear also has black exhaust tailpipes, giving the vehicle an overall fascinating look. The 22” 5-spoke wheels add to the sturdy stance of the SUV. The vehicle also offers a variety of personalization options for paint colors, wheels, and hides.
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The interior of the plug-in hybrid has been designed with great attention to detail to provide the occupants utmost comfort and facilitate them during the ride. The driver-centric cabin has a single tone 3 Spoke, Hide Trimmed Steering Wheel with mounted controls including gear shift paddles mounted. The seats inside have a straight flute design that can be adjusted thanks to the 5 configuration settings to fit the comfort level of the occupants. The interior can be personalized including the veneers and more.
The SUV has a wide array of infotainment and other in-cabin technologies that keep the occupants facilitated. There is a 10.9″ high-resolution touch screen display, offers features like satellite or digital radio, and Bentley Signature Audio. The Head-up display relays important information to the driver on the windscreen including navigation. The vehicle also offers wireless integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Bentley encourages motorists to use the EV mode for the sake of improving efficiency. The vehicle has a Bentley Hybrid Efficiency Navigation System that alerts the driver when the vehicle is at the boundary between the electric and hybrid power. The intuitive driver-assistance technologies assist the occupants regardless of the terrain. The touring specification allows the occupants control and safety on city streets and off-road. For a better highway experience, the vehicle has technologies like the lane keep assist and radar-guided cruise. The SUV also has self-driving technology that makes driving in traffic jams hassle-free.
Performance of 2021 Bentley Bentlayga
The 2021 Bentley Bentlayga comes equipped with an innovative 17.3 kWh Lithium battery electric motor and a 3.0-liter V6 combustion engine. The engine battery combination has been paired with a permanent all-wheel drive 8-speed automatic transmission.
Following are the performance attributes that the powerful combination has to offer:
- The engine and battery combined 443 hp of power whereas the V6 engine can produce 335 bhp and the electric motor can produce 126 bhp or 94 kW.
- The combined torque is 700 Nm (450 Nm by the V6 engine and 350 Nm from the E-motor).
- The engine acceleration from 0-60 mph in just 5.2 seconds and SUV has a top speed of 158mph.
- Based on the NEDC cycle, the SUV can stay on electric mode for 50 km and an expected life of 160,000 km.
- The powerful battery of this SUV hybrid reaches full charge in two and a half hours.
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Safety Features and Driver-Assistance Systems
The all-new Bentley Bentlayga provides the utmost safety to the occupants, thanks to the advanced safety features that it offers. Moreover, to facilitate the motorists during the journey, the hybrid also has cutting-edge driver-assistance systems that assure a smooth drive.
Here are some of the most prominent safety features and driver-assistance systems that are offered by the 2021 Bentley Bentlayga.
- Radar-guided cruise control
- Lane-keeping assist for highways
- Park Assist
- Top View Camera
- Pedestrian Warning
- Rear Crossing Traffic Warning
- City Safeguard
Price of the 2021 Bentley Bentlayga in the UAE
The 2021 Bentley Bentlayga plug-in hybrid is now available for purchase in the UAE. The SUV offers efficiency, luxury, and performance with intricate exterior and interior design. The starting price of the plug-in hybrid SUV is AED 850,000, but it may vary depending on the technologies and engine variant that is selected.