When booking a plane ticket, almost everyone wishes they could book first-class. With a lot of luxurious amenities plus the extra leg room, those long 14-18 hour flights are more relaxing. Bentley wants that opulent experience in their latest SUV Bentayga EWB.
Coming in two variants, the Bentley Bentayga EWB has the regular and Azure models. Both limousine SUVs have a 4.0-liter V8 engine that delivers 550 PS and 770 Nm of torque. It goes 0-100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds. The Dynamic Ride anti-roll system and All-Wheel steering help stabilize the SUV when cornering and makes the SUV handle like a small-sized vehicle.
Cabin comfort has been the main focus of Bentley with the new model. With the performance and driving aspects already covered, the company has improved on its seating. The SUV now boasts of adding first-class accommodation seats to the second row. It actually made headlines during the launch.
The seats are mainly controlled by a master Seat Motion and Wellbeing ECU offering two major unprecedented in-car techs; namely auto climate and postural adjustments. With sensors in various places, it detects the passengers' contact surface temperature and humidity levels. This and the seven-way setting, help optimize cabin climate control and can be assigned to specific seats. The seats also showcase a 22-way adjustment feature that helps the passenger reach the utmost comfort level.
Being the most technologically advanced seats made by Bentley, the system also has Postural Adjustments. The adjustable profiles help relieve fatigue and correct in-car posture. This is achieved by complex algorithms measuring contact pressure between the body and the seat. This will allow the seat to morph and shape itself to deliver maximum comfort. Adjustable leg and footrest also help to complete the total ride comfort of the SUV.
With Bentley releasing the SUV in Q4 of 2022, it will only be offered in certain markets. The brand wants its clientele to be spoiled with luxury and with these futuristic seats, traveling first class whether in the air or on land will surely be stress-free.