|The recent 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Singapore Yacht Show at the Marina Bay saw the debut of the much-anticipated Bentley Bentayga in the Lion City.|
Hosted at the stunning Marina Bay, the celebratory event featured a private dinner for 140 VIP guests from the Asia Pacific region and was the result of a close collaboration between Princess Yachts, the Urban Redevelopment Authority, the Public Utilities Board, the Singapore Tourism Board and the Singapore Yacht Show itself. To mark the event in true style Princess was granted special permission to cruise around the protected freshwater Marina, allowing guests to take in the iconic night-time vista of the Singapore skyline including the Merlion and Fullerton Bay Hotel, while enjoying a spectacular laser show.
Princess’ presence at the Singapore Yacht Show and the exclusive launch with Bentley marks a significant move to establish Singapore as a luxury superyacht destination, and the start of an ambition to realize the city as one of the world’s key luxury yachting hubs.
Bentley Bentayga makes its grand entrance into the region
The Bentayga’s styling is pure Bentley. Sculptural with an elegant, timeless execution, it perfectly balances athleticism with confidence. From the four round LED headlights and large matrix grille, to the distinctive power line and muscular haunches, the Bentley DNA is apparent throughout.
Bentayga’s wheel arches, fenders and bonnet deliver a balance between sportiness and SUV presence. The ultra-sharp Bentley power line and muscular rear haunch display a taut tension in side profile, as part of the largest single-piece aluminium pressing in the automotive world. Trademark Bentley features such as the large matrix grille and B-shaped wing vents afford the Bentayga a modern, dynamic elegance. The grille is flanked by four distinctive floating all-LED headlights, which are housed within the seamless superformed aluminium front fenders. There are the discreet headlight washers contained within the outer light’s body-colored center, further illustrating the marque’s attention to details. From the rear, within the segmented lights, a new ‘B’-shaped illumination graphic is incorporated that affords the Bentayga an instantly recognizable and striking night-time signature. Finally, the Bentley SUV takes on wheel sizes ranging from 20- to 22-inch.
The Bentley Bentayga boasts the world’s finest automotive cabin, with unrivalled levels of precision. Step inside the new Bentayga and you find the finest automotive interior in the world, with handcrafted wood and leather throughout. The dashboard takes the iconic Bentley ‘wing’ design as its inspiration, with the beautifully finished surfaces flowing gracefully from door to door over the top of the instrument binnacles, down under the center console and back up around the passenger side fascia and foot well. Interior highlights include hand-selected veneers, dashboard with polished and handcrafted with metal elements, Bentley’s trademark knurling on gearknob and featured elements, 22-way adjustable front seats with massage system, 18-way adjustable rear seats with massage functions and footrests, rear console box for small items, and a hands-free tailgate.
A new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W12 engine is at the heart of the new Bentayga. The mighty 12-cylinder unit combines efficiency and refinement with ultra-luxurious levels of power and torque. With 608 PS (600 bhp / 447kW) and 900 Nm (663 lb. ft) delivering a 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 301 km/h.