Say Goodbye to the W12
Bentley is thought for its massive engines and large heavy vehicles which can be ultra-luxurious. Nicely, they’ll proceed to be heavy and ultra-luxurious, however in accordance with EVO, the corporate will go all-electric as early as 2030.
The corporate’s first electric-only mannequin is ready for 2025, however Bentley has but to say precisely when that mannequin will come. That would depart solely 5 years for it to make the transition.
The present mannequin vary consists of the Continental GT, Flying Spur, and Bentayga. Bentley will make plug-in hybrid variations of those vehicles quickly and that may assist catapult the model in the direction of full electrification.
These plug-in hybrid powertrains will probably come from the Porsche Panamera. The automotive has a shared MSB platform so it solely is smart for the model to try this.
In line with EVO, after 2026, Bentley could have solely full-electric and plug-in hybrid autos, which might put an finish to the W12 engine line that has been in all of its present fashions.
It’s an attention-grabbing time for Bentley. The corporate simply marked 100 years since its founding. It’s trying like the subsequent 100 years—car-gods prepared—may very well be all-electric.