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PHOTO CAPTION: 2015 Bentley luxury SUV; the 2017 model will get electric hybrid option.

Bentley Plans Plug-In Electric Hybrid SUV for 2017

The luxury car maker will use system similar to that found on the Porsche Panamera on its 4X4 luxury sport utility vehicle.

Published: 12-Jan-2014

British luxury car maker Bentley Motors is planning to introduce its first plug-in hybrid SUV in 2017.

The company will introduce its 4x4 as its first model followed by its saloon, coupé and convertible range with hybrid versions.

Bentley chairman and chief executive Wolfgang Schreiber said that The SUV will be the first Bentley hybrid because it's based on a new platform with new technology.

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