Bentley has outlined immediately its Beyond100 technique, which can remodel the 100-year-old firm from the world’s largest producer of 12-cylinder fuel engines, to an all-electric firm inside 10 years.
The primary stage is to remove standard automobiles, and provide solely plug-in hybrids and all-electric fashions by 2026. Two new PHEVs might be launched in 2021.
The second stage is to part out additionally the PHEVs and provide solely all-electric fashions by 2030. The primary BEV might be launched in 2025.
“Following the introduction of the primary Bentley totally electrical mannequin in 2025 – Bentley’s first cradle to grave totally carbon impartial automobile – Bentley will completely provide plug-in hybrid and electrical fashions solely inside its vary in 2026. By 2030, this may change to battery electrical autos solely. “
The posh producer is within the fortunate place of being part of the Volkswagen Group. That opens the door for the newest EV tech, which ought to enable it to construct EVs with actually robust specs.
A pattern of what we might count on was supplied by the all-electric Bentley EXP 100 GT idea, which was envisioned for 700 km (435 miles) of vary, 0-100 km (0-62 mph) in lower than 2.5 seconds and quick charging to 80% in quarter-hour.
Bentley EXP 100 GT At Monterey