Bentley recently showcased its hyped and much talked about SUV, Bentley EXP 9F at the Geneva Motor Show in March. However, the SUV didn’t not received any splendid response from the public there, but despite of the fact, the firm is all set to put Bentley EXP 9F into the production very soon. Till now there hasn’t been any set date of when the production of this bold and classic SUV will begin, but Bentley is willing to start as soon as possible. There are two engine options that could possible power the new Bentley EXP 9F. One will be 6 litre W12 petrol engine with twin scroll turbochargers, which would produce 600 PS of peak power and more than 800 Nm of atrocious torque and the other one is expected to be 4 litre of twin turbo V8 engine churning out peak power of 500 PS along with crest torque of 650 Nm.
Since 1919, the time when Bentley made its first experimental car, EXP. It has been known for pioneering innovation in the auto industry. In the year of 2011, Bentley engineers began to develop a brand new concept car, codenamed EXP Speed 8. Now Bentley EXP 9F is ready to make a history again. Here the ‘F’ denotes Falcon; the mesmerizing traits of this distinctive animal have paved the way since the concept phase. Falcons are the fastest moving animals on earth. They have a whopping speed of 300 km per hour. Therefore, one can imagine what Bentley EXP 9 F will turn out to be. The SUV will definitely be powerful, agile and refined like Falcon and would certainly deliver a very high performance.
The new Bentley EXP 9F basically signifies an opportunity to take company’s craftsmanship, engineering and design to a whole new level. Bentley has a lot of experience in all wheel drive cars and developing the monstrous and powerful Bentley EXP 9 F is not a surprise at all. Design wise, the new Bentley EXP 9 F the designer of the firm got a chance to innovate more and make a brand new Bentley. The Director of Design of Bentley EXP 9F, Mr. Dirk van Braeckel, says that this new SUV will come up as an acme of the SUV sector of global auto industry. It will set a new benchmark for others and would make sure that it becomes quite difficult for its rival to match up to Bentley EXP 9F.
The interiors of the new Bentley EXP 9F are designed carefully and have been made utterly comfortable and stylish. The perfect amalgamation of soft leather, fine thread and chunky stitching provide a very luxurious and lavish ambience on the inside. The intelligent Kombi drive system has been installed and it quickly identifies the driving environment and alters the configurations of speed and navigation information. So, we can say that the interiors of the Bentley EXP 9 F are an ideal combination of clean craftsmanship, technology and luxury. The SUV will feature every little comfort feature, which is supposed to be present in a lavish SUV.
The production date has not been finalized so far, but with company’s expectations and desires, Bentley EXP 9F will soon hit the manufacturing unit and will be seen running on the roads. Hopefully, Bentley India will bring this SUV to the Indian roads as well.
Bentley EXP 9F is extremely good looking car and shows how hard the design engineers of Bentley have worked on it. The SUV’s exteriors are clean, crisp and comprise of muscular surfaces with its traditional character lines. The exteriors of EXP 9F has power and luxury in its exteriors as well, which are the main features of Bentley cars. The new EXP 9F will feature its signature matrix grille, strong power ling and round headlamps. The SUV will also feature day time running lamps, which would also work as charge cooler air intakes for the engine. The wheel arches are beautifully carved out and fit in huge 23 inches of alloy wheels.
On the other hand, the rear end of the new Bentley EXP 9F will feature high class and stylized tailgate, which will provide a very sporty stance to it. The tailgate has been split into two parts to proffer high level of adaptability when on long trips. The rear tail lights are inspired from fighter jet engines and have been designed with such uniqueness that they glow from inside. Overall, the looks of the Bentley EXP 9F are top-class and would be the key highlight of EXP 9F when rolled out in the market.
The interiors of Bentley EXP 9F are worth a mention. The company has taken so many efforts in making the interiors of the SUV, luxurious, chic, comfortable and technologically advanced. One would see traditionally handcrafted materials like leather, wood, polished metals like aluminum, gunmetal and bronze present to enhance the luxury inside and provide a very contemporary and fresh feel. The highly durable soft leather compliments the other material very well. The floor mats are reversible and have been made from lavish silk wool whereas the dashboard design is pretty amazing. The dashboard in the front cabin is made in one piece wood veneer accompanied by numerous technological features with configurable display. The central console present here is a perfect combination of ultimate ergonomics with total functionality. The panoramic glass panel with waterfall like roof design gives a very fresh and light feel.
The rear seat passengers will be give the facility to choose between modes, which would comprise of business mode, where quite a lot of legroom will be provided with full internet connectivity via any tablet or iPad, fold down keyboard. And the other mode will offer a better and much comfortable position with drinks table, powered footrest, infotainment screen for watching your favorite movies etc.
Furthermore, Bentley EXP 9F is a five seater SUV, where rear seats will have armrests along with space for glasses and your drinks. The soft touch leather with diamond quilted shoulder line for the seats give a very lavish and deluxe feel to the entire interiors of the car. Besides the ample of luggage space adds more charm to it. One can stack up quite an amount of luggage like picnic hamper, two umbrellas, suitcases etc in its boot area.
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