Bentley considering diesel and hybrid in 2008
Bentley will start offering diesel and hybrid engines starting 2008. The decision has been made as a way to transform the company’s image. Also, at geneva Motor Show, bentley has announced that they will start new sales agencies in the USA and Europe this year.
Bentley plans to sell 9.000 and 10.000 automobiles annually. In 2006, Bentley sold about 9,300 automobiles. In the coming years, the CEO sees a further growth in the luxury segment range.
The latest model from Bentley was unveiled at Geneva Motor Show. The Brooklands Coupe, powered by the most powerful V8 the company has ever produced – a 530bhp, twin-turbocharged 6.75-litre unit that also produces a prodigious 1050Nm of torque.