Report: Bentley experimented with diesels, but poor salability means they won't be built
The company's head of powertrain also believes, ominously, that, "the forthcoming Euro 6 clean-air regs are likely to pile some big costs on to diesels." With a diesel's big selling points being massive torque and fuel economy, it's perhaps clear why Bentley is out of the running: its engines are already torque monsters, and its buyers care more about the time they have to spend filling up instead of the price.
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