bentley EXP 10 speed 6 envisions future of luxury and performance
 
bentley EXP 10 speed 6 envisions future of luxury and performance
mar 05, 2015

bentley EXP 10 speed 6 envisions future of luxury and performance

bentley EXP 10 speed 6 envisions future of luxury and performance
images courtesy of bentley motors

 

 

 

showcasing the brand’s future direction of luxury and performance, the two-seater bentley ‘EXP 10 speed 6’ sportscar concept combines modern automotive design, skilled hand-craftsmanship, fine materials and advanced technology. the vehicle, exhibited at the 2015 geneva motor show, features a newly developed powertrain, enhancing a hybrid system to offer high capability.

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the visionary design was on show at the 2015 geneva motor show

 

 

 

‘EXP 10 Speed 6 is one vision for bentley’s future – a powerful, exquisite and individual concept. the showcar has the potential to be the new pinnacle luxury two-seat sports car. it offers thrilling, driver-oriented performance, complete with trademark modern bentley luxury and effortlessness.’ said wolfgang dürheimer, chairman and chief executive of bentley motors.

 

‘it could be a future model line, alongside the continental GT and redefining the pinnacle of another market sector, and the styling of the EXP 10 speed 6 could influence the expansion of the bentley family. this is not just a new sports car concept – but the potential bentley sports car – a bold vision for a brand with a bold future.’

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it features a modern translation of the brand’s recognizable matrix grille

 

 

 

through muscular surfaces, the concept automobile’s body shape has been influenced by the aerodynamic shapes of aircraft fuselages and wings. its short front overhang, long bonnet and wide rear, as well as its mixture of sharp lines and smooth faces, represent a dynamic sculpture, implying speed and an athletic stance. the sportscar features contemporary interpretations of bentley’s classic styling cues, evidenced by its richer metallic version of british racing green, its modified four-round headlamps and matrix grille. this front design utilizes advanced 3D metal printing technology that has also enabled the precision detail fabrication of the exhausts, side vents and the door handles.

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side view of the concept car

 

 

 

continuing the exterior’s clean, modern surfaces, the elegant interior also represents the british brand’s unmistakable DNA. a continuous line, running from the 3D quilted doors which are milled from solid, straight-grain cheery wood, loops to the narrow center console. here, the driver has access to the driver controls and the intuitive 12-inch touch screen. past the two quilted sports seats, the rear of the cabin is divided into separate compartments which are trimmed in quality poltrona frau leather, where passengers can store their specifically designed four-piece luggage set.

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3D metal printing has allowed the fabrication of the grille mesh, exhausts, door handles and side vents

 

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the doors have 3D quilting, milled directly in to solid straight-grain cherry wood

 

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the center console houses the 12-inch touch screen and the driver controls

 

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the interior showcases hand-craftsmanship using fine materials

 

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its rear space is divided into two compartments, to house a four-piece luggage set

  • Bentley retreat to the aesthetic safety of derivative styling. There is more about it that says Aston-Martin than Bentley. Yes, it’s quite pretty – but it’s neither original nor particularly communicative of the illustrious Bentley bloodline.

    JonnyCRH
  • Bentley getting crisp finally !

    teoman
  • Odd that this would be considered a concept. What keeps them from building a dozen of these?
    The auto exterior is stunning in its massing and careful detailing. The interior is equally attractive.
    Why is it that the same dashboard shape cannot be used in a much less expensive auto? No need to add all of the priceless materials. It is the lovely dash and interior forms that are the most important elements of the interior.
    Beautiful!

    Ron Smith

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