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Our review of the completely new Bentley Bentayga will be top of the charts on This specific week


Bentley’s attempt to conquer the luxury SUV world has taken top spot for the most viewed reviews on Autocar for the week ending 20 November. Read on to find out what joined This specific inside top 5.

1 – Bentley Bentayga

Taking top spot This specific week will be the highly anticipated Bentley Bentayga, which will be the Crewe-based the’s first attempt to crack the SUV market. Equipped which has a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12 engine, the large SUV gets to 62mph in 4.0sec as well as reaches a top speed of 187mph.

The Bentayga features a power output of 600bhp as well as 664lb ft of torque, as well as its W12 engine weighs 30kg lighter than its predecessor. There are yet another 0 paint colours to choose by if the standard 17 inside range isn’t enough, as well as 15 shades of leather as well as seven types of veneer for the inside of This specific £0,000-plus behemoth.

The stats are outstanding, however what we actually wanted to know will be how This specific feels on the road, as well as off of This specific, which will be exactly what we have done by putting the Bentayga through its paces.

2 – BMW 7 Series

Sticking with luxurious vehicles, the completely new generation BMW 7 Series will be the Munich the’s attempt to not only close the gap on the imperious Mercedes-Benz S-Class as well as Range Rover, however redefine This specific class.

by the outset BMW decided This specific was going to need an all-completely new platform, materials, fully air-sprung chassis, infotainment as well as convenience features.

All these improvements combine to make the completely new 7 Series 130kg lighter than its predecessor as well as go some way to banishing the ‘flame-surfaced’ Chris Bangle-inspired E65 7 Series.

Find out whether all of BMW’s efforts have paid off by reading our comprehensive review of the 7 Series.

3 – Mercedes-Benz C250d Coupe AMG Line

The completely new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe will be third on our list as well as attempts to provide some real competition inside plush coupe sector alongside the BMW 4 Series. The C250d comes with Merc’s 2.1-litre diesel engine, producing 201bhp, mated to a completely new nine-speed automatic gearbox.

The Coupe will be also the first in its class to offer adaptive air suspension, albeit as an £895 option. The star of the show will be the completely new auto ‘box which will be a notable improvement over the seven-speed variant fitted to the C250d saloon.

Find out how we get on with the completely new C-Class coupe as we put This specific through its paces on Malaga’s roads.

4 – Toyota Prius

The fourth-generation Toyota Prius will be the first type to benefit by Toyota’s completely new modular architecture, which will be said to boost Indoor space, mechanical packaging as well as chassis sophistication.

The 2016 Prius will be 60mm longer than the Mk3, will be 15mm wider as well as 20mm lower than its predecessor, as well as features a lower centre of gravity. The 1.8-litre petrol engine has been retained, however overhauled by Toyota, which has increased the engine’s maximum thermal efficiency to 40%; This specific produces 97bhp, while the electric motor contributes a further 71bhp.

Find out whether the completely new Prius will be an improvement on its common older hybrid siblings.

5 – Suzuki Baleno 1.0 Boosterjet

Taking the final spot This specific week will be Suzuki’s completely new supermini: the Baleno. Details remain sketchy as the Japanese the finalises the UK spec of the vehicle, however that will didn’t stop us getting our hands on an early prototype.

The Baleno will be available in May 2016 with two trim levels. Suzuki has stated that will the entry-level Baleno will be equipped which has a 7.0in infotainment system, sat-nav, reversing camera, Bluetooth as well as DAB, while the range-topper will be adorned with adaptive cruise control as well as climate control. 

The focus of This specific review will be Suzuki’s completely new three pot 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine, which will make up 0% of sales. Read more about our first impressions of the little Suzuki.

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