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Bentayga Diesel

The new Bentayga Diesel is the first diesel in the marque’s history. The world’s most refined 8-cylinder diesel engine, it has been developed to deliver world-class Bentley performance with the extended range of a diesel engine. Bentayga Diesel is an SUV for every kind of journey – whether it’s just around the corner or heading to the farthest corners of the earth. It combines practicality, power and luxury with innovative technology.


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Bentayga Diesel features a number of distinctive and exclusive design features that further enhance its individual character. Subtle styling details include the gloss black matrix grille with a chrome surround and centre bar, along with two twin-quad tailpipes at the rear. It also features the new ‘V8 DIESEL’ badge that sits on the lower edge of the front doors. 

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Inside Bentayga Diesel, distinctive design details created by our expert craftspeople give it a unique look and feel. The fluted seat design is both simple and elegant, with the pattern repeated on the door pads. The upper cabin is trimmed in Eliade – a tactile, technical fabric – designed to contrast with the rest of the leather-trimmed cabin. Available in five colours, it adds another level of finesse to the interior. A new veneer choice called Liquid Amber is available as a cost option, with its straight wood grain offering a very contemporary look. In addition, ‘Bentley’ treadplates and the classic ‘B’ design foot pedals are fitted as standard.

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Refinement and power

Bentayga Diesel is the fastest and most refined luxury diesel ever built. Its all-new 4.0 litre, 8-cylinder, 32-valve diesel engine delivers a top speed of 168 mph (270 km/h) and achieves 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds (0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds). It also produces the deeply satisfying surge of power that defines the Bentley driving experience. Whether gliding past traffic or negotiating terrain off-road, Bentayga Diesel performs with effortless power and elegance.

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Diesel Technology

It offers the kind of power never before seen in a car of this class – the highest output of any diesel SUV at 429 bhp (435 PS). This engine delivers class-leading drivability and refinement. It will come as no surprise that it feels and responds in a familiar way – like a typical Bentley engine.

Bentayga’s V8 diesel engine has adopted much of the same technology that makes its sibling, the W12, the most technically advanced engine in the world. The combination of high power and torque also gives total confidence when towing, under any circumstances, with Bentayga Diesel able to produce an impressive 900 Nm of torque.

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Triple Charging

One of Bentayga Diesel’s most striking features is the new ‘triple-charging’. It consists of two mechanical, twin-scroll turbochargers uniquely boosted by an 48V electrical system. While not technically a turbocharger, the third unit helps eliminate turbo lag for impressive responsiveness and speed, on or off-road.

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Extended Range

Bentayga Diesel’s extended range of over 1000km is made possible courtesy of its highly efficient engine, an 85-litre tank and a host of other technical refinements. The engine also delivers a combined fuel consumption of only 35.3 mpg (8.0 l/100 km).

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Extended Range capabilities

Bentayga Diesel has highly impressive performance and extended range capabilities, yet emits just 210 g/km of CO2. This is made possible by the latest clean technology such as a particulate filter and selective catalyst reduction. Combined with a host of other technical refinements, Bentayga Diesel delivers an impressive combined fuel consumption of 35.3 mpg (8.0 l/100 km).


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Paints and Hides

Choose from a range of five standard hide colours and seven standard paint colours to personalise your Bentayga Diesel. The Colour Specification is offered as an option and opens up an extended range of colours and choices.

However, you also have the option to select something more suitable from our range of optional Mulliner paint colours and finishes if you so choose, including 12 duo tone combinations, to make your Bentayga Diesel truly yours.

To discover the many different ways you can personalise your Bentayga Diesel, please take a look at the Configurator. Here, you can experiment with colour, trim and a wide range of options to create your perfect car, including further colours, finishes and features offered by Mulliner, Bentley's personal commissioning department. .

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The Mulliner Driving Specification is available as a cost option on Bentayga Diesel. It brings the Mulliner aesthetic to the interior of the Bentayga range. This includes finishing touches such as diamond-quilted seats, drilled sports pedals, embroidered Bentley emblems and a full choice of hide, carpet and interior colour combinations. If you wish to go one step further, the Mulliner department offers a bespoke service that helps you create a Bentley that is completely unique to you.

To help configure your own individual Bentayga Diesel, the Bentley Configurator is the ideal tool to make your dream a reality.

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For more information on the Bentley Bentayga Diesel specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator.

*Denotes feature not available in all markets
Note: Bentayga Diesel is only available to order in the following markets: Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Morocco, India, South Africa, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand.

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For more information on the Bentley Flying Spur Specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator.

For more information on the Bentley Flying Spur Specification, please visit our Bentley Configurator.

Max power
429 bhp / 435 PS / 320 kW @ 3750-5000 rpm **421 PS in EU5 markets
Max torque
664 lb-ft / 900 Nm / @ 1000-3250 rpm
Engine capacity
3956 cc
Fuel type
0 - 60 mph 4.6 seconds, 0 - 100 km/h 4.8 seconds
Max speed
168 mph / 270 km/h
CO2 EU Drivecycle
Type Approved
35.3 mpg, 8.0 litres / 100 km
30.1 mpg, 9.4 litres / 100 km
Extra urban
39.2 mpg, 7.2 litres / 100 km
CO2 EPA Drivecycle
EPA not applicable - Bentayga Diesel not available in US
City driving (US)
Highway driving (US)
Combined (US)
CO2 emissions
210 g/km
Efficiency class
K (UK New Car Tax Band)
Emission Controls

Weights and Volumes

Kerb Weight
5523 lb / 2505 kg (4 seats), 5536 lb / 2511 kg (5 seats), 5609 lb / 2544 kg (7 seats)
Gross Vehicle Weight
7165 lb / 3250 kg
Boot Volume
431 litres / 15.2 cu ft (4 seats), 484 litres / 17.1 cu ft (5 seats), 1774 litres / 62.6 cu ft (5 seats, seats folded), 215 litres / 7.6 cu ft (7 seats)
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.7 gallons / 22.5 US gallons / 85 litres


Overall Length
202.4 in / 5140 mm
Width Across Mirrors
87.6 in / 2224 mm
Width With Folded Mirrors
78.7 in / 1998 mm
Overall Height
68.6 in / 1742 mm (Normal), 69.4 in / 1762 mm (HN1), 70.0 in / 1777 mm (HN2)
117.9 in / 2995 mm

Vehicle Dynamics

4.0 litre twin-turbocharged Diesel with E-Compressor
Iron brakes with black painted brake callipers
Air suspension with Continuous Damping Control and 4 height settings
8-speed automatic transmission, permanent all-wheel drive

Exterior Features

Exterior Paint
Choice of 7 exterior paint colours
21" five twin-spoke alloy wheel - painted
Radiator Grille
Black gloss radiator matrix grille with chrome surround and centre bar
Lower Bumper Grille
Black lower bumper grille
Exterior Badges
Black 'B' badging on radiator shell, boot lid and wheels
Derivative Badges
'V8 Diesel' Badge positioned on the lower front door edge
Full LED adaptive headlamps with High Beam Assist
LED taillights
Twin-quad exhaust tailipipes
Fuel & Oil Filler Caps
Standard fuel and oil filler caps
Lower body work in technical grey finish
Polished brightware to side windows
Panoramic roof with tilt and slide front panel and fixed rear panel

Interior Features

Colour Split
Mono-tone colour split
Leather Colours
Choice of 5 premium grade hide interior colours
Eliade headlining
Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus
Steering Wheel
Single-tone, 3-spoke, hide trimmed steering wheel
Gear Shift Paddles
Steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles
Gear Lever
Hide & chrome trimmed gear lever
Seat Configuration
5 seat configuration with straight flute seat design
Foot Pedals
Classic 'B' design foot pedals
Treadplates embossed with 'BENTLEY'
Infotainment System
8" Touch-Screen Infotainment with 60GB HDD, Navigation, Voice Control with Text-to-Speech, AMI, CD, MP3, SD cards
Digital or satellite radio*
Audio System
Audio system with 10 speakers
Mulliner Driving Specification with choice of wheel style
Colour Specification
All Terrain Specification
City Specification
Touring Specification
Event Specification
Sunshine Specification
Blackline Specification
Black Specification
Choice of 21" five twin-spoke, 21" seven twin-spoke or 22" five spoke directional alloy wheels in various finishes
Privacy Glazing Specification
Choice of Extended Range paints inc. Duo Tone Paint
Bright Chromed Matrix Style Grille to Radshell and Lower Bumper Apertures
Bentley Dynamic Ride
Body Coloured Lower Bodywork
Electronically Retracting Tow Bar*
Veneered Centre Fascia Panel
Veneered Picnic Tables
Duo-Tone, 3 Spoke, Hide Trimmed Steering Wheel
Heated, Single Tone, 3 Spoke, Hide Trimmed Steering Wheel
Contrast Stitching
Four Seat Comfort Specification with Rear Centre Console
Front Seat Comfort Specification
7 Seat Configuration
Naim for Bentley
Bentley Rear Entertainment*
Bentley Signature Audio
Parking Heater with Radio Remote Control
Hands Free Tailgate
Mood Lighting
Luggage Management
Breitling Clock with White or Black Mother of Pearl Face
LED Welcome Lamps By Mulliner