New 2017 Bentley Bentayga Release Date, Specs & Info

2017 Bentley Bentayga review

The 2017 Bentley Bentayga is a quintessential SUV that does a perfect job at combining everyday usability and effortless performance. And with a 6.0L W-12 TSI turbocharged engine below its hood, the new model is not only the most luxurious, but it’s also the fastest and the most powerful SUV globally. Bentley says the new mill, which is offered for the top-of-the-range model will offer a mind-blowing 600 horsepower and 664 lbs. ft. of torque – enough power to propel it from 0-60 mph in just four seconds, and thereafter go on to achieve a top speed of 187 mph. Whoa! There you have it folks. Continue reading for this and more details including its price estimate and release date.

2017 Bentley Bentayga auto show, ehterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

Shoppers looking for a high-performance SUV offering a world-class level of exclusivity, refinement, and status should look no further than the vehicle under review – the 2017 Bentley Bentayga. With it you get, a legitimate off-road ability, prestige and comfort, infinite customization options, and exceptional performance. But aside from the bells and whistles, the Bentayga suffers from a big price tag, stingy cargo capacity, and a limited rear seat room.

2017 Bentley Bentayga spy shots

The dimensions of the new model stand at 202.4-inches – length, 68.6-inches –height, and 87.5-inches – width. These dimensions compare almost similarly to those of the new Audi Q7, but that is as far as the similarities go. The Bentayga neatly and comfortably seats either four or five passengers. Some of the feature highlights available include several advanced safety systems, an automated parking system, off-road skid plates, a power liftgate, and a surround-view camera system.

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2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, overhead view

Options for a well-equipped model include a rear-seat comfort specification, a fold-out tailgate bench, a rear-seat entertainment system, special paint, additional advanced safety systems, and an adaptive cruise control system. Others include a removable three-piece picnic hamper set, retractable side steps, and carbon fiber exterior treatments sporty set. This is one vehicle that matches to combine confidence and athleticism in equal proportions to yield a timeless, elegant execution.

2017 Bentley Bentayga front angle, headlights and grille

Furthermore, the new model offers unmatched levels of precision, and boasts of the world’s finest automotive cabin. The meticulous tolerances between elements of leather, wood, and metal is comparable to no other. Add the exceptional craft and skill of Bentley’s engineers and designers in Crewe, and you’ve undoubtedly got yourself the ultimate expression of British luxury all in one package.

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, side angle, blue color, alloy wheels

“The Bentley Bentayga 2017 offers a genuine Bentley experience in any environment, courtesy of cutting-edge technologies, go-anywhere ability, and unparalleled attention to detail, which work seamlessly to make the Bentayga a truly Bentley of SUVs,” said Wolfgang Durheimer – chairman and C.E.O of Bentley Motors.

2017 Bentley Bentayga side view, green color, alloy wheels

We can go on and on rapping about what the 2017 Bentley Bentayga offers, but at the end of the day, the choice is yours to make. In overall, although the vehicle is unmistakable upscale in all areas, its price tag remains substantially high for some. We highly recommend it for anyone who can afford it without dipping into their children’s college funds. Available competition includes the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, and the Land Rover Range Rover SV Autobiography.

2017 Bentley Bentayga Release Date & Price

2017 Bentley Bentayga release date

Its release date is set for the latter half of 2017. Only 5,000 Bentaygas will be produced each year, therefore, place you order as soon as you can. Each model goes for sale for an MSRP starting from $229,100. Ticking options can however inflate the price significantly. To wit, the tourbillon clock crafted by Breitling is the most talked-about option that costs a whopping $160,000.

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2017 Bentley Bentayga Exterior

2017 Bentley Bentayga rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Unlike the 2012 Bentley EXP 9 F Concept showcased during the same time period, the production model looks dissimilar in terms of the front fascia. Much of the new design has been borrowed from the Continental GT only that it has now been designed to fit into bigger dimensions of an SUV. Expect larger side intakes, a traditional matrix engine grille, 20/22-inch wheels, tailgate-mounted spoiler, bigger exhaust outlets, and taller engine hood.

2017 Bentley Bentayga Interior

2017 Bentley Bentayga interior, dashboard and gear shift knob

A host of safety, convenience, and comfort features are available as infotainment and driver-assistance systems to make the new vehicle a connected, advanced, and innovative SUV. More details will be revealed as the release date closes in.

2017 Bentley Bentayga interior, leather front seats

Available Trims

The new 2017 Bentley Bentayga is available in one well-equipped trim model available with options.


Wheelbase: 117.9 in
Length: 202.4 in
Width: 78.7 in
Passenger volume: 112 ft³
Cargo volume: 17.1 ft³
Curb weight: 5350 lb
Top Speed: 187 mph
0-60: 4.0 sec
MPG: 14/20 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: N/A
Towing Capacity: 7,716 lbs

Engine Specs

2017 Bentley Bentayga engine

A 6.0L twin-turbo W12 engine is available under the hood of the 2017 Bentley Bentayga. It is rated at 600 horsepower and 664 lbs. ft. of torque resulting in a 0-60 mph sprint in a flat four seconds, and a top speed of 187 mph. towing capacity is stout at 7,700 pounds.


2017 Bentley Bentayga auto show, front view, grille

Technologies here include an automated parking assist, a speed limit sign reader, vehicle approach warnings, a blind-spot monitor, several airbags, a surround-view camera system, pedestrian collision warnings, and rear-cross traffic alerts. A five out of five star rating for overall safety protection should be expected from government-conducted safety crash testing.

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2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, front view, white color, grille and badges

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, rear view, red color, tailpipe and badges

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, front view, silver color, grille

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, blue color, headlights and grille

2017 Bentley Bentayga rear view, green color, tailpipe

2017 Bentley Bentayga exterior, red color, headlights and badges

2017 Bentley Bentayga trunk, cargo space

2017 Bentley Bentayga interior, steering wheel and lcd screen

2017 Bentley Bentayga interior, leather back seats