Bentley is mulling over expanding its Mulsanne range with a new glitzy convertible!! Luxury enthusiasts got a sneak peak of the upcoming Mulsanne Convertible Concept at a private function on Sunday at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California.
Though there are no pictures of the Mulsanne convertible except a few sketches, the luxury automaker boasts that it will be the “world’s most elegant and sophisticated convertible.”
The Mulsanne Convertible Concept is a fusion of sportiness and grace, retaining the sculpted lines and muscular haunches of the saloon version that reflects a sense of power.
“Appealing to automotive connoisseurs seeking the ultimate in contemporary design, prestige and exclusivity, the Mulsanne Convertible Concept will be the world’s most elegant and sophisticated convertible, providing a supremely powerful and refined luxury grand touring experience for four adults,” Bentley said in a statement.
Time of the launch is not yet known but the Crewe, England-based manufacturer has implied that the upcoming Concept will go into to production very soon.
Release of early design sketches
As per the drawings, the Mulsanne Convertible Concept is a four-seater and supports a sleek looking profile.
It features a heavily raked windshield, an upright grille, prominent bonnet ornament, a shorter wheelbase and two lengthened doors to bring all the proportions in properly.
Though no technical specifications have been disclosed, the British drop-top is expected to be equipped with the same twin-turbo 6.75-liter V8 engine making 505 hp and 752 lb-ft of torque paired with an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel chassis as the saloon.
The interiors inspired by the luxurious high-performance power boats, offer a ‘spacious yet intimate’ cabin for its passengers.
With its combination of chic modern design opulent materials, refinement and minute attention to detail, the Mulsanne Convertible Concept strengthens Bentley's position as the in handcrafted automotive luxury.
Time of the launch is not yet known but the Crewe, England-based manufacturer has implied that the upcoming Concept will go into to production very soon. If the model is manufactured, it would cost more than the Mulsanne sedan, which is sold for $286,000.
Wolfgang Dürheimer, Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive said, "The modern, luxurious, high-tech Mulsanne saloon provides a perfect foundation on which to create the world's most elegant convertible. The Convertible Concept will extend the appeal of the Mulsanne family, while enhancing the profile of the Bentley brand, particularly in new and emerging markets."