- Powertrain: 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8 engine; ZF 8-speed automatic transmission
- Competitors: Lamborghini Urus, Land Rover Range Rover, Rolls-Royce Cullinan and the upcoming Aston Martin DBX, Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 and Ferrari Purosangue
- Strengths: While you can certainly sense the Bentayga's weight, there's something to be said about its rock-solid presence and feel, which is unchanged with the freshening.
- Weaknesses: The stop-start system on a vehicle of this weight and size takes some getting used to. A first-world problem, for sure.
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- Bottom line: The updated infotainment and digital instrument cluster feels like a revelation compared with the outgoing tech. The Bentayga felt right at home cruising up and down metro Detroit's Woodward Avenue as well the twists and turns of country roads northwest of Detroit. It's easy to see why the V-8 option, with a hearty soundtrack, has become so popular among Bentayga customers.
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