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Geneva 2015: Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept previews new design language

Geneva 2015: Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept previews new design language image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Bentley Press | posted March 03, 2015 11:13

Could sit alongside the Continental GT if it goes into production

Bentley Motors has just revealed the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept car which was designed to convey the future direction of luxury and performance of the British automaker.

Painted in Metallic British Racing Green, it has a muscular and aerodynamic shape that features a clean look. The front end has the brand's signature grill design that is paired with circular headlights which is reminiscent of other Bentley cars like the Mulsanne and the Continental GT.

Towards the side it has wide rear wheel arches that extend towards the back of the concept car and is accented by a set of 21-inch wheels. The rear is finished off with elongated taillights and exhaust pipes.

The rear of the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6

Inside the EXP 10 Speed 6, the seats are wrapped in quilted leather, while the cabin itself is finished with hues of green and brown leather. The center console features a curved touchscreen housed in an aluminum frame while the gear lever is finished in aluminum, copper and cherry wood.The rear compartment on the other hand is trimmed in Poltrono Frau leather and was designed to hold a four-piece luggage set.

The interior of the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6

Bentley did not specify the powertrain of the EXP 10 Speed 6.

“EXP 10 Speed 6 is one vision for Bentley’s future – a powerful, exquisite and individual concept. The showcar has the potential to be the new pinnacle luxury two-seat sports car. It offers thrilling, driver-oriented performance, complete with trademark modern Bentley luxury and effortlessness,” said Wolfgang Durheimer, CEO and Chairman of Bentley Motors.

Durheimer added that the concept car may become a future model lineup that will sit alongside the Continental GT and may influence the expansion of the Bentley family.