Celebrating its 100th birthday in grand model, Bentley created a strikingly trendy, intensely opulent EXP 100 GT. Extra importantly, for such an expensive image for top finish automotive manufacturing, the Bentley EXP 100 Grand Tourer joins the excessive know-how of synthetic intelligence with the extra earthly concerns of sustainability, utilizing recycled rice-husks and wine-production waste. In brief, Bentley’s all-electric grand tourer is a glimpse of an extravagant but enduring future.
Exquisitely designed, Bentley’s electrical Grand Tourer dominates any house it inhabits visually however at 5.eight meters lengthy and virtually 2.four meters broad, it is usually an undeniably formidable presence. The EXP 100 GT calls for to be seen and skilled.
Whereas the Bentley electrical grand tourer appears to be like unmistakably an car of the long run, there are sufficient signature Bentley aesthetic leitmotifs which render the futuristic EXP 100 GT immediately recognisable as a product of the British luxurious marque.
Whereas the Bentley EXP 100 GT follows the very up to date (albeit extrapolated) tendencies of ever growing large mesh grilles, the all-electric grand tourer’s grille is not any abnormal level of air consumption, as an alternative, the mesh is high-tech “illuminating matrix” comprised of 6,000 LED bulbs, complementing the extra conventional Bentley two-rounded “eyes” for lighting these twilight roads. Regardless of its undeniably futuristic countenance, this design factor is definitely a hat-tip to a tremendous milestone within the model’s historical past – the 1930s Bentley Blower. Then after all, the whole lot is topped off with the signature hood-mounted Flying B for individuals who aren’t actually automotive aficionados
Powered by 4 motors, the Bentley’s electrical Grand Tourer enjoys full torque vectoring, making environment friendly use of its peak 1100 lb-ft. torque output. Finishing its century dash in 2.5 seconds, Bentley’s all-electric grand tourer is not any slouch, hitting a most of 300 kmh. Commanding a powerful vary of 700 kilometres due to its tremendous energy-dense batteries. However that’s not the kicker, the actual trick is that these batteries could be charged to 80% in simply 15 minutes. Comparatively, it takes present Tesla Roadster batteries 6 to 9 hours to realize a full cost or four kilometres vary per hour of charging. Not precisely “cost and go” for competing automotive marques and ideally, the Bentley electrical GT comes nearer to every day purposeful use akin to combustion-hybrids.
Regardless of its looming presence, the EXP 100 GT weighing 1,900 kg is comparatively light-weight thanks largely to using aluminium and carbon fibre for its exterior shell. The delicate gold-hue cabin inside is the results of 5,000 year-old copper-infused riverwood sourced from eco-organisation – The Fenland Black Oak Venture, whereas the long-lasting quilted “leather-based” isn’t actually leather-based however 100% bio-based leather-like supplies upcycled from wine making waste merchandise, complemented with British wool carpets and natural cotton surfaces.
The Bentley EXP 100 GT portends an idea for an extravagant future but additionally a sustainable one.