This past July, Bentley Motors celebrated its 100th birthday introduced the Bentley EXP 100 GT at The Home of Bentley in Crewe. Reimagining Grand Touring for the future, the EXP 100 GT embodies the luxury brand’s vision of the future of luxury mobility while being a sustainable autonomous and electric vehicle.
The emotionally intelligent AI enhances the experience, whether driving or being driven autonomously and reasserts itself from the company’s deep beautifully styled automobiles. With a predicted 700km range, the zero-emissions powertrain puts sustainable innovation at the forefront with the use of exquisite materials and superior craftsmanship. Some of the sustainable materials used in the luxury vehicle include exterior paint ‘Compass’ made from recycled rice husks and 5,000-year-old Copper Infused Riverwood, which are seamlessly integrated with the British Farmed Wool carpets and embroidered cotton interior surfaces to create supreme luxury.
Pushing the moniker as the world’s most sought-after luxury brand, the cars’ presence and impressive exterior proportions include an on-board Bentley Personal Assistant (visualized using illuminated crystal from Cumbria, England) to maximize comfort and even monitor driver and passenger’s well-being (tracks eye and head movements, even blood pressure). The personalized experience from the Bentley Personal Assistant AI based on five modes: Enhance, Cocoon, Capture, Re-Live and Customize.
Whether driving or being driven autonomously its Adaptable Biometric Seating can be configured in three different ways with biometric sensors which monitor temperature, passenger position and environmental conditions.
Made from lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber, it features round headlights that overlap the grille in a nod to the famous Bentley Blower, the famous R-Type Continental haunch at the rear and the graceful body hint at famous models of past classics. Drawing on 100 years of expertise in luxury design and craftmanship its sleek and muscular exterior provide glimpses to the companies historic past and drive for the future.
A new design aesthetic, light is core to the design and function of the car which is harvested from the surrounding environment via an innovative glass roof. Presenting an expressive dynamic and dramatic exterior lighting on its illuminated matrix grille and Flying B mascot.
The battery-electric powertrain, with intelligent power and charge management powers four motors that offer a 0-100 km (0-60 mph) time of fewer than 2.5 seconds, a top speed of 300 kph (186 mph) and maximum torque of 1,500 Nm.