It is fairly uncommon to see Bentley automobiles pushed on the highway, even within the UK the place its headquarters positioned – extra so if you wish to see a Bentley Bacalar. With solely 12 models deliberate to be made – 13 in case you embody the Automotive Zero that we drove again in April – you may hardly catch one close to us mere mortals.
Then once more, here is a type of 12, caught on tape by TheTFJJ and posted on YouTube. This £1.5 million (round $1.91M at present alternate charges) roofless grand tourer is even sporting the golden launch coloration, trying completely beautiful on London streets.
Then once more, the Bacalar on the video was barely pushed. It was solely moved out of the showroom and pushed into the automotive provider, which implies it is in all probability on its strategy to its rich proprietor. Of notice, all 12 Bacalars have already spoken for thus regardless that you’ve got hundreds of thousands laying round your lounge proper now, you will not have the ability to purchase one from Bentley.
Whereas earlier images and press photos showcase the Bacalar’s beautiful design, this one within the metallic out in the actual world highlights Mulliner’s beautiful work – the oldest coachbuilder on the planet.
Luckily, we additionally heard the Bacalar’s 650-horsepower (485-kilowatt) twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine roar from a chilly begin. It was an excellent sound, albeit temporary.
The cabin was solely seen shortly within the video, however everyone knows that the automaker used the super-rare Riverwood to intensify the inside. The seat inserts, seatbacks, and the aspect of the headrests are comprised of pure wool fabric, whereas the deep pile carpets are comprised of Wilton-woven pure wool.
With that in thoughts, we’re positive the shopper receiving this Bacalar could be very with the unique grand tourer now residing of their storage.