New Delhi: With a price tag of Rs. 6 crore, luxury vehicle manufacturer Bentley has introduced the Bentayga EWB Azure model (ex-showroom) in India. Rear "airline seats," automatic soft-close doors, deep pile on mats that cover the entire floor, and a top-of-the-line Naim sound system are all included in the ultra-luxurious Azure variant. A powerful 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, V8 petrol engine powers the SUV.
The Bentley Bentayga, which debuted in 2015, quickly rose to the position of best-selling model. The ultra-luxury SUV, based on the MLB Evo platform, developed by Volkswagen Group, offers a balance between a comfortable ride and responsive handling.
The flagship Bentley Mulsanne was to be replaced by the Extended Wheelbase (EWB) model when it was first unveiled in May last year. One of the costliest SUV available anywhere in the world.
The Bentley Bentayga EWB Azure retains the general appearance of the standard model and gets a long, sculpted hood, a rectangular grille covered in chrome, a wide air dam, and circular LED headlamps with DRLs that resemble crystalline gems .
The SUV gets roof rails, flared wheel arches, ORVMs and 22-inch chrome alloy wheels on the sides. The rear is adorned with quad exhaust tips and oval shaped LED taillights.
The Bentley Bentayga EWB Azure is powered by the regular model's powerful 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, V8 petrol engine. The mill produces 542 hp and 770 Nm. The full-size SUV gets an 8-speed torque-converter automatic gearbox for transmission duties.
The interior of the opulent Bentayga EWB Azure features a four- or five-seater cabin with wood veneer on the dashboard and center console, premium hand-stitched leather upholstery, optional "airline seats" in the rear, a panoramic sunroof, multi-color ambient lighting, and a panoramic sunroof. lighting system, and multi-zone climate control.
It gets a 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment panel and a Naim audio system. Multiple airbags and ADAS features keep the passengers safe.
In India, the top-tier Bentley Bentayga EWB Azure is priced at Rs. 6 crore (ex-showroom). Under the brand's "Bespoke" program, the SUV can be customized with virtually endless options. It competes with the Rolls-Royce Cullinan for the top spot in the luxury SUV segment.