Bentley will certainly increase its item schedule with a number of brand-new versions, CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer revealed at the Frankfurt vehicle program. Electrification is a significant concern at Bentley, Dürheimer claimed, as well as he meant totally electrical designs to be introduced in the future. However prior to that, the third-generation Continental GT (over) will certainly be offered as a plug-in crossbreed, as will certainly the Bentayga SUV. Bentley additionally is taking into consideration brand-new body variants of existing designs. A stylish four-door variation of the Continental GT is possible, which would certainly be called the Continental Type R. And Bentley is taking into consideration a long-wheelbase variation of the Bentayga along with a sports car variation because, well, since BMW’s X6, less-utilitarian SUVs have actually been a point. The Mulliner personalization department, which is currently goinged by primary developer Stefan Sielaff, will certainly develop in between 20 as well as 50 devices of a Mulsanne-based convertible, with Dürheimer including that “We currently have a number of company orders.”
When it comes to Dürheimer’s various other obligation within the Volkswagen Group, looking after Bugatti, he reports that the brand-new Chiron is offered out for the following 4 years– 300 of the 500 Chirons that will certainly be developed currently have actually been marketed– Bugatti prepares a six-year manufacturing run for the design. “We will certainly take a look at brand-new principles in 2018 as well as decide on the follower in 2019,” stated Dürheimer. Electrification is an alternative at Bugatti, also, however he claimed that choice has actually not yet been made.