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Bentley to add plug-in hybrid version of all models by 2025

According to a new report from Bengt Halvorson at Green Car Reports, Bentley will add a plug-in hybrid version of each vehicle in its lineup by 2025. Halvorson notes, “Bentley is looking to expand its buyer base rather than sell more cars to existing buyers,” and the additional plug-in hybrids are a main part of this strategy. Werner Tietz, a…

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Bentley to add additional electrified model

Bentley, the luxury automaker, has announced plans to expand their electrified lineup with an additional plug-in model. At present, Bentley offers a plug-in option for its Bentayga vehicle. The Bentayga PHEV employs a 3L turbo V6 in combination with an electric motor. Car Scoops speculates Bentley’s new PHEV will utilize a version of the Bentayga powertrain, which is actually a…

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Luxury performance cars turning to hybrid systems to reduce CO emissions

Automotive News reports that luxury carmakers such as Ferrari, McLaren, Bentley and Porsche are opting for electric powertrains to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The report notes that hybrid systems used in Ferrari’s LaFerrari, McLaren’s P1 and Porsche’s 918 Spyder simultaneously boost performance while improving fuel economy. Ferrari wants to reduce its fleet emissions by 20 percent by 2021 without sacrificing power. To…

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