Bentley PHEV SUV To Be Called ‘Bentayga’

We finally learned the name of Bentley’s soon to be plug-in hybrid SUV.

Bentley’s all-new luxury SUV is set to be revealed to the world later this year and will wear the following name: Bentley Bentayga.

The British luxury automaker said this sector-defining SUV will be able to introduce Bentley’s renowned modern British luxury to limitless destinations with an impressive combination of on and off road performance.

The natural world, along with the company’s founder, inspired its name, said Bentley.

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In the Northern Hemisphere, to the north of England is the Taiga, the world’s largest transcontinental snowforest – and the name of the new Bentley comes from the peak of the Roque Bentayga in the subtropical Canary Islands.

“Bentayga is a name that reflects what we know our SUV will do better than any other car in the world – combine the best automotive luxury with outstanding performance to take the Bentley experience to new environments,” said Wolfgang Dürheimer, Chairman and CEO of Bentley Motors.

The Bentley Bentayga will be revealed later in 2015, and will be on sale in 2016.