Bentley is considering a convertible based on the BentaygaMarch 7, 2020
Bentley Mulliner does not mind releasing a Bentley Bentayga Convertible subject to customer interest.
Manufacturers are known for freely using the game of words, talking about their future products and plans. Such talk of upcoming updates is often saturated with uncertainty, speculation and a healthy lie in the name of cover just in case. Tim Hennig, the head of Bentley Mulliner, charged with expanding the brand’s activities, is no different, and when journalists asked him about the possibility of creating a convertible Bentley Bentayga, Henning said no, but he didn’t say yes either.
Hennig told the foreign publication that there is nothing “impossible” if the following conditions are met: there is sufficient interest in such a car, and Mulliner can build it while maintaining the brand identity of the brand. At the same time, the possibility of creating a Bentley Bentayga with a convertible top from Mulliner is much more likely than from Bentley.
Just this week, Mulliner introduced the Bentley Bacalar without a roof based on the Bentley Continental GT Convertible worth from 1.5 million pounds. The equally limited series of Bentayga convertibles makes much more sense than a series of several hundred copies. For such a unique niche car as the Bentley Bentayga convertible, there are about a dozen potential buyers.
Convertible SUVs are far from new, although often they don’t stay in the lineup for long. Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet stayed on the market for only 4 years before the Japanese finally stopped production, the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque was produced from 2017 to 2018, and the “funny” Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet saw only 99 buyers.
If the Mulliner built the Bentley Bentayga convertible, it would probably have a space price tag like the Bacalar. This exclusive price along with a limited production cycle will surely seduce those who love such things.
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