It took Bentley simply over 101 years to construct their 200,000th automobile, based in 1919 in Crewe, these hand-built vehicles have been identified for his or her luxurious and efficiency … the 200,000th automobile to be accomplished was a Bentley Bentayga Hybrid.
To have fun this milestone, Bentley posed the sunshine blue metallic SUV subsequent to its oldest sibling, an EXP 2, it’s additionally attention-grabbing to notice that over 150,000 Bentley vehicles have been constructed over the last 18 years, the truth is, at present Bentley builds 85 vehicles every day, again in 2000 they made that very same quantity over a complete month.
To make this determine much more spectacular, between 1919 and 2002 they constructed a mere 44,418 vehicles, 38,933 in Crewe … these embrace masterpieces just like the Bentley Blower, the R-Kind Continental, and as a testomony to simply how good a Bentley is, 84% of Bentley vehicles offered within the UK are nonetheless driving round at present.
In 2003 a serious increase in manufacturing got here round with the introduction of the Bentley Continental GT, again in January of 2021, the 80,000th unit of those superb Grand Tourer was constructed.
Whereas the Bentley Bentayga was solely launched in 2015, it has already obtained its first facelift redesign, and as talked about is now obtainable as a hybrid mannequin, so far a complete of 25,000 models of this luxury SUV have left the manufacturing unit doorways, whereas 40,000 models of the Flying Spur luxurious sports activities saloon have been constructed too.
The subsequent step of their evolution is to maneuver to electrical automobiles, they intend to be absolutely PHEV or BEV solely by 2026 and obtain a complete mannequin vary of battery-powered vehicles solely by 2030.