Bentley gives the SUV a high-end makeover

Bentley Motors Product Marketing Manager Jon Simons on the automaker's 2017 Bentayga.

Inside The Fastest and Most Powerful SUV in the World

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What happens when you combine luxury and everyday use? You get the Bentley Betnayga.

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Bentley Motors Product Marketing Manager Jon Simons joined the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo to show off the new souped-up 2017 Bentley Betnayga.

Simons said the car takes about 130 hours to build and its furnished with the “finest leather veneers [and] metals.”

“It’s a real attribute of all Bentley cars. It’s the perfect combination of luxury and performance,” he said.

The car is available in over 100 different colors and offers a bundle of features and personalization such as a picnic hamper and a fly fishing tackle box, to cater to different lifestyles.

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Under the hood, the car is equipped with a W12 6-liter 600-horsepower engine.

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“It’s the fastest and most powerful SUV in the world today,” Simons said.

And just how fast does it go?

According to Simons, it goes from zero to 60 miles per hour in four seconds and has a top speed of 187 miles per hour. He added that these are “phenomenal performance figures for a car in the SUV segment group.”

The 2017 Bentley Betnayga’s pricing starts at $229,000.

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