Bentley Begins Series Production of the Bentayga Extended Wheelbase, the Highest in its Class

Bentley Begins Series Production of the Bentayga Extended Wheelbase, the Highest in its Class


Since its launch, the Bentayga has been a hit, with approximately 40% of Bentayga customers choosing the Extended Wheelbase. This industry-leading luxury SUV is now in production at Bentley's carbon-neutral factory in Crewe.


October 31, 2022.

Bentley Motors announced that production has started on the all new Bentayga Extended Wheelbase at the company’s sustainable factory campus in Crewe. In parallel, Bentley confirms Type Approval and a set of performance figures that delivers the renowned, effortless luxury of a Bentayga, without compromise..

The Bentayga Extended Wheelbase (EWB) increases the Bentley range to five models, the result of a nine-figure investment to create the best rear cabin experience since the Mulsanne. Following its debut earlier this year, the EWB accounts for approximately 40 per cent of total Bentayga orders and further cements the model as Bentley’s best-selling..

Following official certification, Bentley can announce performance data for the very first time. Powered by Bentley’s proven 4.0-litre 32-valve dual twin-scroll turbocharged V8 petrol engine, the Bentayga EWB V8 offers supercar performance, resulting in a top speed of 290 km/h and 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds..

To complement this performance with an unrivalled cabin, the extension of the wheelbase of the Bentayga by 180 mm includes changes to the underfloor, side panels and roof. The increased length is all in the rear door, creating an exceptionally luxurious rear cabin that is larger than any other luxury competitor..

Peter Bosch, Member of the Board for Manufacturing at Bentley Motors said that ‘the new Bentayga Extended Wheelbase is the next chapter in the Bentagya story which, since the original luxury SUV came to market in 2015, has transformed the sector and resulted in record sales.’ He also continued by saying, “In our Crewe, UK Dream Factory, we combine the highest levels of innovation, craftsmanship and sustainability.”.