Bentley Bentayga will officially participate in the competition Pikes Peak 2018

Bentley Bentayga will officially participate in the competition Pikes Peak 2018

January 19, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The British intend to set a record for Pikes Peak for serial crossovers.

Bentley Motors from the UK for the first time will participate in the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24, 2018 with the Bentayga crossover.

Luxury Bentley Bentayga with W12 will prepare for sports on the legendary 20-kilometer track sports division of the British manufacturer from Crewe. The head of the project was appointed director of Motorsport Bentley Brian Gush.

Recall that the Bentley Bentayga version with the W12 Twin-Turbo engine develops 600 horsepower and 900 Nm of torque. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h is 4.1 seconds, and the maximum speed is 300 km / h.

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb racing competition takes place on the highway among the mountains of Colorado Springs. Its start is at the foot of Pikes Hill, and the finish is at its top. The length of the route is 19.8 kilometers. It consists of 156 turns.

Another automaker wishing to set a record in the Pikes Peak race this year is Volkswagen. He previously showed a teaser of his all-electric all-wheel drive prototype, developed by the VW Motorsport division.