Gorgeous EXP12 Speed 6e Heading To Production As Bentley’s First EV In 2019

Bentley‘s first all-electric vehicle will be based on the beautiful EXP12 Speed 6e EV concept shown in Geneva this year.

The electric two-seater roadster could go into production as early as 2019, after Bentley ditched its plans for a smaller than the Bentayga SUV.

Bentley’s CEO Wolfgang Durheimer said to Autocar about the company’s decision: “What I can say is that a small SUV is no longer on the scheme. We’re favouring a car with full electric powertrain.”

Bentley’s first electric model will most probably share Porsche’s dedicated EV platform of the Mission E model. The company targets a driving range up to 300 miles, along with all-wheel drive, courtesy of dual electric motors.

Bentley has also confirmed that they’re going to launch three plug-in hybrids in the near future: the already confirmed Bentayga V6 PHEV which is expected to hit the market first, followed by the Continental GT and Flying Spur.


  • I’mCallingYouOut

    Set your phasers to stun!

  • steve

    Looks amazing!

  • Nordschleife

    I wasn’t it to be electric only but to put this beauty into production with little changes…..i’ll take what i can get. Bravo Bentley Bravo.

  • BrucieBruce

    I like the coupe over the convertible…but WOW this should be nice !!!

  • eb110americana

    Glad to see they’re putting this beauty into production. When I saw the Continental GT (which has grown on me), I thought we missed out. Two changes I would like to see: a more organic grille than that rectangle in order to better flow with the rest of the design. And on the coupe, ditch the “Hoffmeister kink” in the rear quarter window that everyone from Subaru (BRZ) to Ford (Mustang) to Porsche (Cayman) to Mercedes (AMG GT) is doing these days. That kickup ruins the long greenhouse shape.

  • Enter Ranting

    That’s a lot of grilles for an electric car. Especially in the rear bumper. Come on, Bentley! You’re better than fake grilles!

  • Blade t

    Pretty wild interior….

  • sidewaysspin

    Perfect car except the headlights which look like they melted.

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