Bentley releases engine details on EXP 9 F concept

| April 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Our regular readers will remember that we had reported in detail about the Bentley EXP 9 F concept SUV. While the manufacturer isn’t yet sure about the car’s styling, the good folks at Bentley have made public the powertrain details of the car. The concept being showcased at Beijing Motor Show has a 6.0 litre, twin-turbocharged W12 gasoline motor doing duty under its hood and the motor is being said to develop around 600bhp-800 Nm. This motor is mated to an 8-speed close-ratio transmission and this is certainly not all. Other options that Bentley has include the 500bhp, 4.0 litre petrol V8 and a V6 plug-in hybrid. The hybrid offers a 30km range on full electric power and has low CO2 emissions of 130g/km. It is also being said the hybrid will be potent enough to power this car from 0 to 100 kmph in less than 5 seconds.

 

Stay tuned for more info on this upmarket SUV.

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