2019 Bentley Bentayga V8: First Drive Review

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Under the Hood
At the heart of Bentayga V8 is a new 4.0-liter V8 engine with dual twin-scroll turbochargers located within the V of the engine between the cylinder heads. The V8 produces 542 horsepower and 568 lb-ft of torque, combined with a ZF 8-speed automatic gearbox and permanent all-wheel drive with a 40:60 front-to-rear torque split. The new engine also features start-stop technology and cylinder deactivation to improve efficiency. For comparison, the 6.0-liter W12 in the Bentayga produces 600 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque.

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