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Bentley reveals V8 Bentayga S SUV

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Bentley has introduced the new Bentayga S bringing more sportiness to the SUV lineup. Bentley introduces the ‘S’ version since the Bentayga made its debut in 2015. The SUV comes with unique exterior detailing and improved interior trim, suspension and exhaust. The brand has also announced it will design, engineer the Bentayga S in the UK. The brand also boasts that it will manufacture the luxury SUV at Bentley’s carbon-neutral factory in Crewe. 

Bentayga S Exterior

The Bentley Bentayga S comes with new exterior details that distinguish the luxury SUV from the standard. The S model comes with distinctive exterior features and Blackline Specification as standard. The gloss black details on the side sills and lower bumpers and the large rear spoiler make the SUV appear wider in profile. The car also gets ‘S’ badges on the lower edge of the front doors, black door mirrors, and black split oval tailpipes. The SUV also comes with dark tint lenses on the headlamps and tail lamps. The S variant also distinguishes itself through the new unique 22-inch wheels available in three finishes. 

Bentayga S Interiors

The new sporty luxury SUV features new seats with unique stitching, a new colour split, and an Alcantara finish. The Bentayga S also comes with colour accents on the instrument panel, centre console, door pads, and seat bolsters to match the exteriors. Also, the brand uses sporty Alcantara on the steering wheel and gear lever and the seat cushion and back inserts. This gives the SUV contemporary styling inside-out. The instruments cluster also features a new ‘S’ graphic and ‘S’ badging on the passenger side dashboard fascia. The Bentayga S also comes with model-specific illuminated treadplates. 

Bentayga S Performance Upgrades

The Bentayga S features the world’s first electric active roll control technology, known as Bentley Dynamic Ride is fitted as standard. The active-roll control system uses a 48V system and can react within 0.3 seconds with up to 1,300 Nm of torque. This torque counteracts lateral rolling forces in hard corners and ensures maximum tyre contact is maintained. In addition, the system also boasts of delivering exceptional handling, cabin stability and riding comfort.

The brand has also improved the steering feel and the air suspension damping, up by 15%. The SUV also comes with recalibrated Torque Vectoring by Brake system. Bentley will also equip the Bentayga S with a new sports exhaust as standard. The design features free-flowing primary and secondary pipes that improve the gas flow. 


Powering the Bentayga S is a 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine with twin-scroll turbochargers. The engine produces 550 PS of power and 770 Nm of torque. The power unit is capable of propelling the SUV from 0–100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds and achieve a top speed of 290 km/h. 

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