Bentley Motors introduced its first all-electric car at the Geneva Auto show. A car that is anticipated to change the direction of the car manufacturer as a whole, the Bentley EXP 12 is Bentley’s hope for the future. “Bentley is committed to offering an electric model in its future portfolio,” said chairman and chief executive of Bentley Motors Wolfgang Dürheimer.
The concept car features a mesh grille of 3D geometry a smoked paint job with copper highlights and a logo that illuminates in a bright white through the grill while the car is on. Created with form and function in mind, the detailed lines and hood scoop down. The two hood scoops in particular act as a heat sink to provide cooling to the powertrain and battery of the vehicle. Also the EXP 12 rather than having standard mirrors the car has side cameras.
With rapid inductive charging and onboard concierge-style services, they still keeps luxury at the forefront with this car. The whole center console is made from a single piece of curved glass that houses the HD OLED screen, navi, entertainment and climate control. Whenever inductive charging isn’t available, Bentley provides an auxiliary charging point conveniently placed behind the license plate. Also featuring a half-cut steering wheel to give it that signature race track feel while premium red leather complement the full glass electronic dash.