Bentley Batur bespoke particular previews model’s new design language


Buoyed by the success of 2020’s Bacalar convertible, whose 12-car manufacturing run is sort of full, Bentley is now prepared to point out us its subsequent bespoke mission, which works by the identify Batur.

Bentley will unveil the Batur on Aug. 20 throughout 2022 Monterey Automotive Week, and has offered a style with a teaser shot that reveals what seems to be a part of the automotive’s grille.

The identify comes from Bali’s Lake Batur (the Bacalar was named after a Mexican lagoon), and the premise for the automotive is regarded as Bentley’s Continental GT coupe. Energy will doubtless come from the Continental GT’s top-of-the-line engine, a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12. Bentley plans to section out the W-12 within the coming years, and the Batur might be a type of celebration of the engine, Autocar reported final December. The British journal additionally reported that 25 examples of the Batur are deliberate.

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner

The Batur may even function a bridge to Bentley’s electrical future which begins with the reveal of the model’s first electrical car in 2025. Bentley mentioned the Batur will introduce a brand new design language for the model, a design language additionally destined for future EVs.

Answerable for design is regarded as Andreas Mindt, who joined Bentley as its new design chief in early 2021. Mindt was additionally the designer of 1999’s gorgeous Bentley Hunaudières idea, so we might be in for an actual deal with. Manufacturing of the Batur might be dealt with by Bentley’s Mulliner in-house coachbuilder.

Keep tuned for the reveal in Monterey, California. Monterey Automotive Week this 12 months runs Aug. 12-21. It culminates with the Pebble Seaside Concours d’Class on Aug. 21.


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