Specifically modified Bentley Bentayga will compete for the title of the fastest crossover that lifted up Mount Pikes Peak
The company Bentley introduced a special version of the crossover Bentayga, which will attempt to set a record in the race at Mount Pikes Peak among the serial SUV. The driver will be the New Zealand pilot Rhys Millen.
The preparation of the crossover in the race for the specialists of Bentley took six months. The car received an improved adaptive air suspension and an active roll suppression system, and a safety cage. At the same time, the crossover remained without interior elements, which made it possible to reduce its weight by 300 kilograms.
Racing Bentley Bentayga received an aerodynamic body kit from the carbon fiber, which includes a front splitter, diffuser, side skirts, and a rear spoiler.
Bentley Bentayga is equipped with a petrol engine W12 with a capacity of 608 horsepower. From the place to 100 km / h the SUV accelerates in 4.1 seconds, and its maximum speed is 301 km per hour. To break the record of the 19.99-kilometer track among the serial crossovers, Millen needs to travel a distance faster than 12 minutes 35.61 seconds.
Concern Volkswagen will put on the race at Mount Pikes Peak another car – 670-hp electric I.D. R Pikes Peak. An electromobile, whose mass together with the pilot does not exceed 1100 kg, is capable of accelerating from place to 100 km / h in 2.25 seconds. Run the car will be the French racer Romain Dumas.