Bentley has hinted at the launch of a hybrid over the past couple of years and confirmed at the reveal of its EXP 9 F in 2012 that an electrified option was being considered for the SUV concept’s eventual production version. Now the British automaker has previewed its hybrid tech in the Mulsanne flagship sedan, and has promised to offer it...
Bentley has released a teaser of its new SUV, which looks to be fairly toned down compared to the EXP 9 concept. The EXP 9, as you may remember, was the last word in tastelessness, a great signal that you just liquidated your offshore account ahead of looming international sanctions. All snark aside, the […]
Bentley insists that customers responded positively, but journalists weren't particularly enamored with the EXP 9 F concept when it was unveiled two years ago at the Geneva Motor Show. And so it went back to the drawing board, honing...Show More Summary
At this point, it's no secret: The Britich luxury automaker Bentley has confirmed that it's developing a plush luxury sport-utility vehicle, based on the 2012 EXP 9 F SUV concept and slated to go on sale in 2016. While that's set, we're still waiting on a production design and specification—and even a name (Falcon is the rumor)—for the...
When Bentley began its three-year quest to win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans more than a decade ago, it began with this, the Bentley EXP Speed 8. It was blazingly fast from the get-go, finishing third only to the dominant Audi R8s. And it looked even better doing it. Read more...
Bentley purists have probably been tearing their hair out since we got our first glimpse of the EXP 9 F SUV Concept. "A Bentley SUV? " you could almost hear them saying, incredulous to the idea that an automaker actually wants to make money. Show More Summary
Rolls-Royce is reportedly considering adding a luxury SUV to its line-up, in response to Bentley’s decision to go down the same path with the EXP 9 F SUV concept. As the luxurious British marque is owned by the BMW Group, it would have obvious platform choices in the BMW X5 and X6 upon which to build a luxury SUV. Show More Summary
The Geneva Motor show earlier this year saw the unveiling of the Bentley SUV concept vehicle, the EXP 9 F. Bentley Motors announced today their intention to produce the world’s most luxurious, and, expensive SUV. Timelines for the new Bentley SUV are not clear at this time, neither is a name for the final product... Show More Summary
Remember the Bentley EXP 9 F concept (above) that debuted at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show? It was a big, goofy-looking caricature of an SUV, bearing more than a passing resemblance to the Canyonero from "The Simpsons." Apparently enough...
After having presented the Bentley EXP 9 F Concept SUV in early 2012, the British car maker confirmed today that the all-wheel drive off-roader will actually make it into production. The brand’s fourth model line will officially go on sale in… Bentley Gives Green Light for SUV is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
If you remember the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, you might recall that Bentley showcased the EXP 9 F – a funny-looking SUV Concept with odd proportions and dated lines. Overall, nobody liked it. Automotive media and public poked fun at the EXP 9 F, which I’m sure hurt its feelings. Take a look at the [...]Show More Summary
Posted on 04.22.2013 11:00 by Simona Bentley’s next addition to its lineup is a production version for the EXP 9 F SUV, but in the long-term, the company could also develop a four-door coupe model as a competitor for top versions variants of the BMW 6-Series GranCoupe and Mercedes CLS. Show More Summary
I’m pretty sure that the Bentley EXP 9 F SUV does bad things (real sophisticated analysis there, I know) for the Bentley brand every time it pops up on a website somewhere. That’s because most people hate it. It’s inevitable though that pictures of it are going to circulate every time we hear a bit [...] Originally posted on Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
Bentley's EXP 9 F is heading to production.
As planned obsolescence isn’t a part of Bentley’s vocabulary, new models don’t come around very often. As such, when a new one is on the way it’s a pretty big deal (unless you’re the EXP 9 F, that is…). Most of the discussion around new Bentley models has centered around the possibility of an SUV. [...] Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
Though there have been reports that preparations for the production of Bentley’s new SUV based on the EXP 9 F concept are already underway, the automaker’s CEO Wolfgang Schreiber has now revealed that the decision on the SUV is yet to be made, though it’s close. Schreiber has also revealed that the styling of any SUV launched by...
Bentley is close to a decision on the production future of its EXP 9 F SUV concept, according to recent reports out of the US. Speaking with the UK marque’s CEO Wolfgang Schreiber in Detroit, industry site Automotive News Europe suggests the 2012 Geneva concept’s controversial appearance was all part of Bentley’s wider plan for the model. Show More Summary
The 'F' in Bentley's EXP 9 F concept could stand for Falcon, according to new reports overseas this week. The big SUV, unveiled to a less than rapturous response at this year's Geneva Motor Show, is expected to benefit from a major redesign before it launches into showrooms. Show More Summary
In concept form, the Bentley EXP 9 F had neither the styling nor the name to impress us when we first saw it earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, and while we already knew some sort of design change was imminent, we're unsurprisingly now hearing that a name change is also in the cards. Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - When Bentley presented their new SUV, the EXP 9F, at the 2012 Geneva auto show,... [...]