Flagship Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner Launched in the UAE
As one of the most pre-eminent luxury brands on the planet, Bentley has come a long way since it was established way back in 1919. While the British automaker has released some amazing cars in recent years, elite clients often demand even more exquisite variants of existing models – this is where Bentley Mulliner editions come into the picture.
As the epitome of luxury and comfort, Bentley Extended Wheelbase (EWB) versions touched by the London-based coachbuilder Mulliner, are meant for those who are not willing to compromise in the least. The Bentayga SUV is currently the English marque’s top-end model, which makes the new Bentayga EWB Mulliner the flagship in the brand’s posh line-up. The United Arab Emirates has always been one of the biggest export markets for the company, making the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner a leading option for well-heeled buyers.
Does the exterior of the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner stand out?
The bold design cues of the standard Bentayga are mostly carried over to the Extended Wheelbase Mulliner edition, of course, with subtle enhancements. As the name suggests, the most obvious distinguishing design feature is the lengthened wheelbase, which makes this SUV appear even larger than the model it is based on. It drives in at 5,305 mm in length, 2,222 mm in width, 1,739 mm, and has a wheelbase measuring 3,175 mm (versus 2,995 mm of the standard Bentayga).
Apart from that, version-specific details include bespoke dual-tone paint options, large & eye-catching 22-inch alloy wheels that feature self-leveling hubcaps, a bespoke "Double Diamond" Mulliner front grille, and exclusive Mulliner wing vents. Bentley also offers customers the Bentayga EWB with the Mulliner Blackline Specification. This introduces a suave gloss black finish for the wheels, chrome trim, and exterior mirror caps. Fair to say, the
How impressive is the interior of the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner?
The Bentayga EWB Mulliner's interior is exquisite and looks fabulously luxurious in almost every aspect. There’s plush Olive Tan leather upholstery, complemented by Grand Black veneer, along with exotic-looking diamond-milled aluminum trim and chrome overlays. Adding to the upscale and inviting vibe of this cabin is the integration of the “Bentley Diamond Illumination” feature, which uses LED lights that shine through the door panels, with up to 30 driver-selectable colors available.
Not only do customers get a color-coordinated key set, but the extended wheelbase promises loads of room for those seated in the back – which is the place to spend your time if you buy this luxury SUV. As expected, the quality of materials and the attention to detail here is absolutely breathtaking. Customers would appreciate the Bentayga EWB Mulliner’s cabin for being quiet, albeit not as eerily well as the Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
What are the key features of the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner?
The Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner’s equipment list is obviously extensive. This ultra-luxurious SUV features Predictive Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Guidance, My Bentley smartphone app, Bentley Dynamic Ride anti-roll system, all-wheel steering, Bentley Airline Seat Specification with electrically deployed footrest & Postural Adjust (electronic massage), Seat Auto Climate, multi-zone automatic climate control, an infotainment system with Touch Screen Remote, LED mood lighting, and soft-closing doors.
Will the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner’s performance stir the soul?
For a luxo-barge that weighs north of 2.5 tons, this Bentley SUV isn’t lacking in raw oomph. Its 32-valve 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 gasoline engine puts out an immediately believable 542 hp and 770 Nm of torque. All of this is channeled through a well-calibrated (for on-road use) all-wheel-drive system, utilizing an 8-speed automatic gearbox. At full blast, the Bentayga EWB Mulliner can go from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, while its maximum velocity in a straight line is 290 km/h.
Is the new Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner worth buying?
Considering the Bentley Bentayga EWB Mulliner will at least cost AED 1.2 million, it is safe to say that its takers will likely avoid areas that are frequented by lesser cars. Given the number of exclusive materials and styling touches that are part of the package, this Bentley Mulliner SUV sure leaves its mark on those who can afford it – even for those who bear witness to it in the real world.