Bentley has shown off the Batur, a new limited-edition coupe made by its Mulliner division. Bentley says this coupe is beginning a new chapter in its design language. Which will also be used in the company’s future electric vehicles. At the same time, the Batur will the last Bentley to have the 6.0-liter W12 engine that has been used for 20 years.
- Batur shows how Bentley plans to design its future electric cars.
- We will use environmentally friendly materials for the inside.
- Only 18 will be made, and they are all sold out.
The Bently Batur is name after a volcanic lake in Bali, Indonesia. There will only be 18 of them, and they have sold for £1.5 million (Rs 14.14 crore, before taxes and duties). Follow our website, Newsyblogy, for the latest updates!!!!!
Bentley Batur: the base and engine
The Mulliner two-door coupe uses the same digital chassis technology as the Bentley Continental GT. Mulliner will make the Batur in Crewe, UK, just like the Bacalar before.
Bentley’s 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 engine will be under the hood. It has reworked to make around 740hp, 80hp more than the Continental GT Speed, and 1,000Nm of torque. All the power comes from an automatic transmission with eight speeds and two clutches. This will make Batur the fastest road car ever made by a British company. Bentley says that the Batur shown here is a “Car Zero” prototype. That will test and improved at a race track. Read More: Pebble Beach featured a 700-hp Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster!!
The Batur will also have a three-chamber air suspension, adjustable dampers, 48V electric active anti-roll control, an electronic limited-slip differential (with torque vectoring), and carbon ceramic brakes.
Bentley Batur: design
At the front, where other Bentleys have two round units, the LED lights will now be in a single unit. The grille will get a new look with bigger holes and dark chrome accents. The hood will have solid lines and dark chrome accents on the sides. Read More: Bugatti’s Mistral Roadster W16 engine has 1,600 horsepower.
In the side view, the Bentley Batur will have 22-inch alloy wheels and a large air vent right behind the front wheels. Instead of going up, the new design of the glasshouse will merge at the beltline. At the back, the Batur will have thin LED tail lights, a spoiler that can move out of the way, and four exhaust tips.
Since Mulliner makes the Batur, buyers can customize it in any way they want. On the inside of the Batur, leather made in a way that doesn’t hurt the environment will be an option. Flax-based natural fiber will replace carbon fiber. Buyers can also choose to have 18-carat gold accents added to the interior. Read More: Why Hyundai scrapped plans for a 7-seater Tucson for India!!
Andreas Mundt, in charge of design at Bentley, said that the Batur’s new shape will be a vital part of the company’s “transformational journey” until 2026. When it releases its first battery-electric car, which will be a fifth model line.