A handful of photographs reportedly displaying the facelifted Bentley Bentayga have appeared on-line.
Whereas we’re unable to confirm the authenticity of those pictures, we’ve got recognized about Bentley creating an up to date Bentayga for fairly a while. In actual fact, our spy photographers spotted it in the midst of testing final month with none camouflage and easily adorned with the black cladding and tape.
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If these pictures are the actual factor, it’s clear this can be a very gentle facelift. Most notably, the quad headlights are barely extra oval-shaped than these of the outgoing mannequin. As well as, Bentley’s designers have created a brand new decrease grille and re-shaped air intakes housing smaller fog lights. The entrance grille encompass has additionally been smoothed out to provide the luxurious SUV a nicer total look.
No photographs displaying the rear of the facelifted Bentayga have hit the online simply but however we anticipate to see new taillights and a special bumper.
As for the inside, the modifications seem minor. Probably the most notable updates embrace a brand new fully-digital gauge cluster and re-designed air-con/heating vents. The central infotainment system has additionally been enlarged and is not flanked by bodily buttons or dials.
We don’t anticipate to see any adjustments made to the Bentayga’s vary of accessible powertrains. Consequently, the least highly effective mannequin, the Bentayga Hybrid, will doubtless retain the present mannequin’s turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 with a 17.Three kWh battery pack and delivering 443 hp and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque. Sitting above this powertrain can be a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 with 542 hp and 568 lb-ft (770 Nm) whereas the flagship twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 comes with 600 hp and 664 lb-ft (900 Nm) in customary guise or 626 hp and 664 lb-ft (900 Nm) within the Bentayga Pace.
Hat tip to Craig for the inside track!