Bentley has revealed a new plug-in hybrid concept that is going to debut this month in Beijing.
Bentley has revealed a new hybrid concept that is going to debut this month in Beijing. The technology is being showcased in the the Bentley Mulsanne, but it will actually be offered in Bentley’s new SUV in 2017.
“There is no doubt that plug-in hybrid technology is true to Bentley’s values of outstanding luxury and effortless performance. Combining our renowned engines with electric power reinforces and enhances both principles, and so we will gradually introduce this powertrain across our model range. By the end of the decade, at least 90% of our production will be available as a plug-in hybrid. We are proud to be pioneering these developments in the luxury sector.”
Bentley has released all the specs for the plug-in hybrid system, but does say that it will offer a power increase of up to 25% together with a 70% reduction in CO2 emissions. The plug-in hybrid system also has the capability of driving 31 miles on electricity alone.