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Bentley News: Bentley To Utilize Platforms From Porsche In Future Vehicles

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William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

September 5, 2012

Future Bentley models will be using a new platform that is currently being worked on by Porsche to underpin the next Panamera.

The platform, known as MSB, will use a mix of both steel and aluminium, be able to accept either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, and use the next-generation V12 engines. The platform should improve weight-distribution over current Bentleys.

Source: Autocar

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.


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This could be a wonderful thing for both Bentley and the upper crust Audi's! With the platform being a TRULY RWD based one and hopefully a longer nose with the front axle moved forward to improve styling and weight distribution they could be wonderful drivers! And I hope thats not a misprint and the W12 is to be replaced by a nice new V12!

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