Bentley Bentayga Has A $170K Option
The 2017 Bentley Bentayga comes with a starting price of £160,200 ($248,342) and a list of options that can increase that price to more than £500,000 ($775,100.) There is one option, however, that has to be one of the most expensive in the history of the automobile: the bespoke mechanical Mulliner Tourbillon by Breitling Clock.
The clock can be machined in either rose or white gold, while the face can be black ebony or mother of pearl. The face is also decorated with a total of eight diamond indexes. Due to the clock’s complex mechanical design, it also requires periodic winding, so an automatic winding device is also included. Opting for the Mulliner Tourbillon will set you back a whopping £110,000 ($170,522.)
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Why it matters
Bentley has long been known for its luxury and customizability, but I was shocked when I found out this option. There are expensive timepieces out there, but I never thought I would see a $170,000 clock as an option in a vehicle, regardless of the brand. The Bentayga is already sold out for its first year of production, with Queen Elizabeth II slated for the very first one. If she accepts it, she will (of course) be allowed to choose her own specifications, so you can bet she’ll be the first to mark that option box.
Is the Mulliner Tourbillon just too much? Would you opt for it, if you were given the opportunity to purchase a Bentayga?
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