Just shy of a month after unveiling its standard 2021 Bentayga, British luxury automaker Bentley has now unveiled the Speed Edition of the premium SUV, offering the same aesthetic changes to the vehicle coupled with even more power.
Unlike its V8 counterpart, the Bentayga Speed is equipped with a massive 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12, capable of pushing out a whopping 626 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. This translates to a maximum speed of 190 mph and an incredible 0-62 mph in just 3.9 seconds, making it the fastest SUV in the world. For those looking for a cleaner and more efficient way to travel, the W12 engine also boasts cylinder deactivation technology that allows you to switch off up to six cylinders.
Performance aside, the Bentayga Speed also differentiates itself from the standard edition through various design details. With unique front and back bumpers, the grille comes in a darker shade, while the quad exhaust system is oval-shaped instead. The roof spoiler has been elongated, the side skirts are in a matching color with the body, and it sits on 22-inch wheels unique to the model. “Speed” badging can also be found all across the car, including the embroidery on the seat backrests. If you prefer a more stealthy look, Bentley also offers a “Black Specification” for the SUV, replacing any bright and shiny parts of the car with either blacked-out or carbon fiber trims.
There’s currently no pricing information for the Bentayga Speed, but the powerful SUV will be available shortly after the standard V8 edition hits retailers.
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