Bentley Mulsanne to swap its V8 for electric power

Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley will switch to all-electric for the Mulsanne but admits maintaining the ‘fun factor’ is a challenge

The current-generation Bentley Mulsanne could get an all-electric powertrain to meet the increasingly stringent demands of global emissions regulations.

Speaking exclusively to Autocar at a customer demonstration of the new Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase, Mulsanne product and marketing manager Hans Holzgartner said an all-electric powertrain was already under consideration. He cited draft paperwork from Chinese law makers as a motivating factor to push it into production.

“At the moment, the indication is that full electric will be the only way that you’ll …read more

Source:: Autocar