Report: Bentley SUV is a ‘forgone conclusion’, customers already interested in ordering

Over the weekend, the Bentley EXP 9F Concept SUV made its North American debut in Monterey, California at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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Speaking about the concept at the show, Bentley officials said that it is now ‘a foregone conclusion’ that the company will produce the unibody SUV.

Customers at the event. where Bentley usually takes orders for the coming model year, have been expressing interest in ordering the SUV, says Rodney Moore, regional general manager for Bentley.

When the EXP 9 F hits markets laster next year powertrain choices will include a 500-hp 4.0 liter V8 and a new V6 plug-in hybrid with an electric-range of 18 miles.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoNews