Jump to content


SEARCH

0

First EV Bentley two-seat roadster

By Deeq on 16 Sep 2017 in Hybrid/electric cars, Concept cars

Attached Image A production version of the electric Bentley EXP12 Speed 6e concept is set to become the fifth model in the brand’s line-up.

Attached Image The Crewe-based company’s two-seater roadster concept was first shown at the Geneva motor show earlier this year. Bentley boss Wolfgang Dürheimer had previously told Autocar that the decision for a new model was between the concept and an SUV smaller than the Bentayga.

Attached Image The car could go into production as early as 2019 and would share the J1 electric platform that fellow Volkswagen Group brand Porsche is using for its upcoming Mission E model.

Attached Image When first showing the EXP12 concept at Geneva, Bentley declined to give much away about a potential powertrain, but the instrument panel suggested a range of around 300 miles, along with a four-wheel-drive powertrain. That would likely include a pair of motors, one at the front of the car and one at the rear.

Attached Image The concept was slightly larger than an Aston Martin V8 Vantage but a touch shorter than a Continental GT.

Attached Image At Frankfurt, Dürheimer also confirmed that the firm would offer three plug-in hybrids - the already-confirmed Bentayga V6 plug-in hybrid, which will arrive first, as well as the Continental and Flying Spur.

bentley, exp12 speed 6e, concept and 2 more...

Viewed: 6,635 times

Related Blog Posts
Deeq
Written by Deeq
With intense love for cars and bikes since little, and passion for photography, Siddiq tries hard to bring cars to life on the screen, proving his worth as well as his passion for the job.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The MCF Hangout with Jetabout Holidays, held at CoSpace at Science Park, offered attendees a tast...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Rumors of the Hyundai i20 and Tucson getting hotter N variants have been circulating before the l...
Photo
MyCarForum and sgCarMart recently went on a trip with Prime Follow Me Japan to East Kyushu, Japan...
Photo
Toyota has announced a new limited edition Toyota 86. Dubbed the ‘British Green Limited’, it is...
Photo
Likely to be inspired by Porsche's strategy in marketing its 911s, BMW is rumored to sell its...
Photo
More news on Toyota's new baby: It appears Toyota U.K. has overbooked the amount of special e...
   Lifestyle Articles
   Tags