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Bentley launches first SUV in India priced at Rs 3.85 cr

Friday, Apr 22, 2016,14:50 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Ultra luxury car maker Bentley today launched its first sports utility vehicle Bentayga in India priced at Rs 3.85 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) onwards. The company’s dealer in India, Exclusive Motors has already received confirmed bookings for the world’s fastest luxury SUV in three digits and will start delivering within two weeks.

The Bentayga is a limited edition and there is a lot of interest. We already have confirmed bookings in three digits, Exclusive Motors Managing Director Satya Bagla told reporters here. Bullish on the new product doing well in the country, he said: India is growing aggressively in the luxury automobile space.

With the arrival of Bentayga, Bentley will set a benchmark for the SUV segment in India. The luxury SUV is powered by a  6 litre turbo charged petrol engine delivering 600 bhp. It can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 4 seconds, while the top speed is 301 kmph. When asked about delivery schedule of the fully imported model, Bagla said the first delivery will happen in about two weeks.

It takes about 5-6 months from order to delivery. Bagla said in order to expand Bentley’s presence in India a new showroom with service facility is being set up at Hyderabad, which will be opened in about two months. This will add to the company’s existing outlets in Delhi and Mumbai.

This year Bentley is producing about 2,600-2,700 units of the Bentayga. It is targeting 3,000 units a year going forward. Bentley sells models such as Continental GT and Flying Spur which are priced Rs 3.55 crore onwards.

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