Tag Archives: Bentley SUV
2015 Porsche Cayenne

Report: Significant changes for the Porsche Cayenne, Bentley gets 2,000 preorders for their first SUV

The current Cayenne has been with us since 2010 and it’s time for a mid-cycle refresh. Unlike most refreshes, reports suggest that the revised version of the Stuttgart-based automaker’s SUV will offer a hybrid as it does now with upgrades efficiency and output, possibly incorporating Porsche’s new biturbo 3 liter V6. Outside, the images from […]

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Bentley confirms SUV crossover development and production, to begin sales in 2016

There have been a lot of interesting reports within the last year or so revolving around Bentley’s current ambition to produce an ultra-luxury SUV crossover thanks to the deep resources of their parental owner, Volkswagen AG. And the last note we left on was a report indicating that VAG has approved Bentley’s SUV crossover for […]

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Report: VW apparently gives Bentley green light for an SUV, internally named Falcon

There seem to be some rather confusing—or conflicting—reports surrounding Bentley’s efforts regarding their SUV. Not too long ago, CARandDRIVER reportedly confirmed that Bentley’s head of design, Luc Donckerwolke, had “canned” or “binned” the EXP 9F Concept, which received rather mixed reviews. But Donckerwolke also shared with C/D that Bentley is still adamant about manufacturing an […]

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Report: Bentley’s EXP 9F canned, but possibly hints at new SUV/crossover

CARandDRIVER has learned that Bentley’s chief designer, Luc Donckerwolke, has cancelled the production of the EXP 9F Concept. Instead, Bentley seeks to work on a sportier and more “contemporary interpretation of an SUV,” which in less complicated vernacular, sounds like a crossover is in the works implicitly judging by the word usage. Additionally, progress has […]

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Report: Bentley SUV Concept may get some tweaks

After much debate, Bentley landed on adding an SUV to its ultra-luxury line up with the EXP 9 F concept, which recently was met with much criticism at the Paris Motor Show. Matin Broomer, a Bentley spokesman, indicated that the same occurred at Pebble Beach this year, so the concept may be redesigned entirely, and […]

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Bentley EXP 9 F

Report: Bentley SUV will stay looking like the EXP 9 F, could get optional 3rd row

In a recent interview with Inside Line, Bentley CEO Wolfgang Durheimer provided some additional details on the company’s first SUV, as previewed by the EXP 9 F at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. While most of the media and fans thought the car was a bit awkward looking, Bentley customers thought the car was pretty good […]

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Bentley EXP 9F Concept

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. 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 […]

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Bentley EXP 9 F Rear 7/8 View

Video: Bentley releases new footage, pictures of EXP 9 F

Bentley has just dropped some new video footage and pictures of the EXP 9 F for your viewing pleasure. Check out more news on the Bentley EXP 9 F. Last we remember, Bentley said that it was working on another iteration of the concept after the original EXP 9 F received negative criticism at its […]

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Armortech Tresor Bentley SUV

Armortech Tresor Bentley SUV is based on the Audi Q7

The production version of the Bentley EXP 9 F SUV Concept won’t hit roads for at least another two years. Why? Well, after receiving a negative response to the EXP 9 F Concept, Bentley is working on a new SUV concept to gauge further market interest. So, what do you do in the mean time? […]

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Bentley EXP 9 F Concept

Report: Bentley to enter Dakar rally with new SUV model

While we have no idea what the Bentley SUV will be called when it enters production (we really hope it isn’t called the EXP 9 F SUV), new reports state that the model will enter the Dakar rally race in 2013. CAR magazine has learned that Bentley is currently buying back the Race Touaregs that Volkswagen […]

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