British luxury brand Bentley has a next plug-in hybrid in the performs to sign up for the Bentayga plug-in hybrid SUV. It really is an electrified variation of the Flying Spur sedan, and it signifies the future phase in Bentley’s decade-long journey to getting a totally electric auto maker.
Alternatively of the typical V8 or W12 engine under the hood, this Bentley can make do with just six cylinders and 2.9 L of displacement. If that sounds a little bit familiar, it really is due to the fact it is a model of the exact same powertrain you can discover in the hybrid Porsche Panamera. Like Porsche (and Audi), Bentley is owned by Volkswagen Group.
The output of the V6 has been greater fairly for use in the Bentley and now gives 410 hp (305 kW) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm). It operates in mix with a 134 hp (100 kW) long lasting magnet synchronous motor that’s found together with the transmission and is powered by a 14.1 kWh battery pack.
That really should be enough for an electrical-only variety of about 20-25 miles (32-40 km), and Bentley claims the Flying Spur Hybrid should have a whole selection of more than 434 miles (700 km). The auto still performs like a Bentley, much too, as it features the capacity to access 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and a best speed of 177 mph (285 km/h), assuming you have a prolonged enough highway and an understanding with the regional site visitors enforcement authority.
Bentley states that its initially purely battery electrical automobile will arrive in 2025 and that, by 2030, it will quit giving any form of interior combustion engine.
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