It's been over two years since Bentley unveiled its first SUV concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. In the time since, Bentley has sent it back to the drawing board and started development, embodied just a couple of weeks ago as a test mule wearing the bodywork of an Audi Q7, the replacement for which will share its underpinnings with the new Bentley. But what we have here is our best look yet at the forthcoming big Bentley.

Now wearing its own suit (albeit a heavily camouflaged one), this Bentley SUV prototype was recently spotted undergoing testing. And judging from the NewBentley.com stickers plastered along its flanks and rear bumpers, it seems like the crew from Crewe wanted us to see it – or at very least has resigned itself to the fact that we probably would.

The prototype is already wearing the new round headlamps that were part of the redesign, as well as LED taillights, and the interior photos snapped through the windows give us an idea of what to expect from the completed cabin, including the digital instrument cluster and head-up display at the base of the windshield.

The jury's still out on what name the finished product will carry when it reaches the market in 2016 with potential V8 and W12 power, but for our part we're still fixated on the Falcon for which the last letter in the concept's EXP 9 F handle was said to stand.


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      carguy1701
      • 6 Months Ago
      Looks like they got rid of the missile silos and kept the rest. It'll sell and they'll make money on every single one.
      ferps
      • 6 Months Ago
      Interesting that it they didn't try to disguise it... yet it's wearing a disguise. What's the point of this?
      Hernan
      • 6 Months Ago
      This is WAY better than the concept. Looks like a regular SUV though, not too much special that I can see style-wise, though I'm sure the interior will be amazing.
      muspod
      • 6 Months Ago
      why are they screwing up a toureg?!
      Lamborandon
      • 6 Months Ago
      Model X is the best SUV ever and it isnt even out yet
        Lachmund
        • 6 Months Ago
        @Lamborandon
        Oh now I get where you're coming from lil' troll.
      trenchanting
      • 6 Months Ago
      Bentley's are supposed to be exotic and luxurious looking. This just looks like a big-ass SUV. Sadface.
      Will
      • 6 Months Ago
      And it looks like a four-door Continental station wagon. Who would have guessed?
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 6 Months Ago
      Um, the 1st concept is starting to look better after seeing this Bentley wagon.
      RLC
      • 6 Months Ago
      Calling all douchebags! Your vehicle is here...
      d.hollywood
      • 6 Months Ago
      Still a bad idea.
      Lachmund
      • 6 Months Ago
      From what I see this is gonna look great. I like the proportions and it has much more elegance than this hideous concept a few years back.
        ferps
        • 6 Months Ago
        @Lachmund
        it's definitely better than the unbelievably poor concept, but it's also exceedingly tame. But I guess a Bentley probably should be.
      bootsnchaps60
      • 6 Months Ago
      It's a rather boring desg.....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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