The Bentley SUV is coming and there's not a thing we can do to stop it. The latest indication that the wing-badged behemoth is on the way is this teaser video, which (thankfully?) doesn't show us a whole lot of the new vehicle, aside from its Continental GT-inspired headlights and its Mulsanne-inspired grille. Of course, we've seen this fascia before.

Via Bentley's associated press release, we now know that the SUV will head into production in 2016 with a range of engines that will expand to include a plug-in hybrid in 2017.

There are a few other details, such as the large, five-spoke wheels and side grilles. Whatever the new SUV is called, it should be wearing Continental-esque taillights and a rather aggressive rake to the roof behind the rear doors. That said, none of the other styling clues are as clear as our look at the SUV's face.

Take a look below, and then hop into Comments and let us know what you think about Bentley's newest, upcoming product.
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THE BENTLEY SUV: THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

Exclusive footage of world's most powerful and luxurious SUV
View the latest film at www.NewBentley.com

(Crewe, England. 27 May 2014) The countdown to the arrival of the Bentley SUV has begun. Bentley's craftsmen, designers and engineers are now completely dedicated to creating the world's most powerful and luxurious SUV and are setting new standards in bespoke craftsmanship and performance.

A new film just released by Bentley – offering a rare glimpse of the company's design approach – shows how the exterior of this remarkable new car is taking shape. Sculpted, contemporary and distinctive design is being combined with the exquisite and meticulous detailing for which Bentley is renowned.

The Bentley SUV will go into production in 2016 with a range of engines – including a plug-in hybrid option for 2017 – being offered to customers. For regular updates and further news on the Bentley SUV please join us at www.NewBentley.com


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      Mondrell
      • 7 Months Ago
      Ettore Bugatti allegedly once said that "W.O. Bentley makes the fastest trucks in Europe," so I guess the question contrary to the customary "Et tu" is: what took them so long?
      Avinash Machado
      • 7 Months Ago
      Will sell like hot cakes in Dubai.
      Jefe Grande
      • 7 Months Ago
      Oh shiii... you mean a car manufacturer is making a motor vehicle that is not a lightweight, two-door with a manual? Kill it! Kill it with fire!
      chrismcfreely
      • 7 Months Ago
      Should turn out great. I hear the psycho troll herd coming, watch out.
      Winnie Jenkems
      • 7 Months Ago
      Those dorky little Spongebob Squarepants outboard headlights have got to go.
      rcavaretti
      • 7 Months Ago
      There goes the elegance. Starting in 2016, you'll be able to get farm equipment with a Bentley badge on it.
      AutoVido
      • 7 Months Ago
      I don't understand who the target audience is for this.
        mcheddadi
        • 7 Months Ago
        @AutoVido
        whats hard to understand? do you know what an SUV is? have you been outside in the last 15 years or so? SUV = HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE, HIGH SEATING, FEELING OF INCREASED SAFETY, MORE SEATS, MORE CARGO SPACE. TARGET = FAMILIES . sorry for caps, oh wait, NO.
        carguy1701
        • 7 Months Ago
        @AutoVido
        Rich rappers.
      throwback
      • 7 Months Ago
      I can't believe they are going to produce that hideous concept from last year.
      muspod
      • 7 Months Ago
      nice toureg
      Moreno636
      • 7 Months Ago
      If this car is as capable off road as it surely will be on road...this will be a masterpiece.
      malgu
      • 7 Months Ago
      so... it'll look like a Bentley, well that's good
      Matt Mossberg
      • 7 Months Ago
      How long until bently changes the face of its continental gt? I get its bently and high end cars don't change nearly as often as our peasant machines but the face has been here for 12 years. It is not really at all look special to me anymore since it's been out for so long and I've (I'm sure many others have as well) gotten used to seeing the that face.
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