Bentley Steps Into The Future With Autonomous, Zero-Emission EXP 100 GT Concept

As one of the oldest British auto firms, Bentley, which is owned by the Volkswagen Group, is ready to make an important step into the future. And they will do so with the EXP 100 GT, a concept car that will be unveiled to the world on July 10.

The study will feature a zero-emission powertrain and will have the ability to drive its occupants on its own.

It will also get “a fascinating array of materials seamlessly blended together by the designers at Bentley Motors, who have taken handcraftsmanship of materials to an as yet unseen level to set the new benchmark for luxury craftsmanship”, according to the automaker.

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Everything else is in the tiny details seen in the video that accompanies the announcement. Thus, the show car gets illuminated sill logos that become visible after opening of the door, which seems to be rising vertically, suggesting perhaps that it will get scissor doors. The EXP moniker has previously been used on other Bentley concepts, the ‘100’ is a clear reference to the company turning 100 this year, and ‘GT’ tells us that it’s a grand tourer.

Fans can register on the dedicated Centenary microsite here before this coming Saturday, to see the live unveiling of the EXP 100 GT Concept, next Wednesday, at 16:00 GMT (11:00 am EST). Nothing has been confirmed so far, but given the importance of the show car, we wouldn’t be surprised if Bentley decides to bring it to the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

 

  • Ben

    More like “Bentley looks into the future” rather than “steps into the future”. I’m of the camp “I’ll believe it when I see it”. GM, Subaru and especially Volkswagen are known for making future-bait concepts when they know damn well they’ve got no interest in pursuing that.

    • TRB0T0Y

      All hail the great SVX. Subaru has taken a futuristic risk at least once in it’s past. I sure would like to see them get a little frisky with a bit of the cash them Foresters and Ahtbacks keep rolling in.

      • Ben

        Word is when Subaru finally replace the EJ25, Jesus Christ and Muhammed shall appear together and show us the real reason of the Great Pyramid.

        TL:DR Subaru ain’t gonna make anything interesting in the next NEVER!

  • Six_Tymes

    cant wait to see what they have designed.

  • Vicente Magana

    Chiron based concept?…

    • Matt

      Chiron isn’t electric…

  • Sheedy

    Can’t wait to see what they reveal

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