Bentley’s designers have today provided a sneak peak of what’s in store for the marque’s flagship Mulsanne model. The Bentley Mulsanne Convertible Concept is designed to be one of the most luxurious and elegant open-top vehicles ever built. The spacious cabin was inspired by high-performance power boats and it upholstered in only the finest of materials.
As is obvious from the sketches, Bentley have opted for a traditional fabric roof instead of a folding metal roof. This decision not only suits the car’s character, it also takes up less space when folded. Leaving more room for passengers and luggage. In profile at least, the Bentley Mulsanne Convertible Concept is significantly more stylish than its four-door, fixed-roof stablemate. Thankfully none of the inspiration for the Mulsanne Convertible Concept came from Bentley’s previous concept, the dreadful EXP 9 F.
Commenting on the Mulsanne Convertible Concept, Wolfgang Dürheimer, Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive said: “The modern, luxurious, high-tech Mulsanne saloon provides a perfect foundation on which to create the world’s most elegant convertible. The Convertible Concept will extend the appeal of the Mulsanne family, while enhancing the profile of the Bentley brand, particularly in new and emerging markets.”
Bentley haven’t yet announced when – or even if – the Mulsanne Convertible Concept will go into production. Price is also an unknown. Although the ballpark figure is somewhere between a lot, and really quite a lot.