As proven in Autocar’s unique renderings, the second Mulliner mannequin can be marked out from its series-production range-mates by a radical styling overhaul. It will draw on components of Bentley’s sustainability-focused EXP 100 GT idea of 2019, however with plenty of bespoke cues which are more likely to turn into hallmarks of the model’s first pureelectric automobiles. A extra angular and aggressive entrance finish can be a defining attribute, bearing a brand new interpretation of Bentley’s trademark grille design, slim headlight clusters and extra angular air intakes.
As with the Bacalar, a bespoke rear-end remedy will additional differentiate the Mulliner automobile from the Continental GT, with slim LED lights, extensive arches and outstanding haunches among the many cues that would make their solution to electrified successors.
It’s understood that the second bespoke Mulliner automobile is the primary venture being led from begin to end by ex-Audi designer Andreas Mindt, who was appointed as Bentley design boss at the start of this 12 months when Audi took full management of the Bentley model as a part of a drive for higher synergies between the 2 marques. His highest-profile design whereas at Audi was the corporate’s debut manufacturing EV, the E-tron SUV, and his work at Bentley begins as Audi ramps up growth of the groundbreaking Artemis EV platform, which is able to underpin Bentley’s first electrical automobile.