Have you wondered how grand touring will look in 2035? Bentley is exploring this future vision with the Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept Car. The concept car was revealed this July, 100 years after the brand was established. The vehicle is designed to enhance the senses and is inspired by the elements of travel- from the earth below to the light above and the air around. Bentley’s vision of the future is created by spaces designed to elevate every journey. As the future is explored, Bentley is all about balance; and this is visible with all aspects of the concept car.
The style of the EXP 100 GT shows a progression towards the future while holding onto traditional Bentley details. The new face is dramatic, and the new doors are even more dramatic. The upward opening doors create a true sense of arrival. Inside, Bentley’s craftsmanship turns in a new direction. The new luxurious qualities are paired with the sustainable materials. Aspects of the vehicle such as paint and seats are created from recycled products. The EXP 100 GT is designed with sustainability in mind using reclaimed riverwood and lighter batteries in addition to many other recyclables. The DNA of Bentley is balanced with the new, sustainable future.
Every detail of the EXP 100 GT has been considered with intention. The EXP 100 GT uses air curation to being in the scents from nature in order to enhance the feeling of wellbeing. Intelligent technology is able to disappear from view in order to enhance the feeling of mindfulness. The use of natural light in the vehicle is intended to create a wellness enriching environment. The recyclable materials are intended to reduce our impact on the natural world. These intentions are set to stimulate the senses and bring a sense of peace and tranquility to all who take the journey.
Performance and the Future
The future of Bentley is fixated on balance and that can be seen as the tranquil space meets the Bentley performance. Grand touring will always be a the heart of Bentley. The EXP 100 GT offers a glimpse of a future where one can enjoy fully autonomous electric driving and thrilling performance. This allows the driver to feel the thrill of driving in the classic Bentley style. It also explores artificial intelligence with the ability to design your journey just as you would like it. It explores different features such as Enhance mode which amplifies the driving experience, Cocoon mode which creates a more peaceful state, and Capture and Re-Live Modes which allow you to replay the sights and sounds of your drive. This new technological advance is balanced with the lavish luxuries one can expect from Bentley and the classic performance we know from the brand. The EXP 100 GT pairs state of the art technology and sustainable innovation in a graceful manner to present a groundbreaking new luxury vehicle. From the materials used to create it to the technology within it, every aspect of the Bentley EXP 100 GT is inspiring.