Bentley Motors has unveiled the EXP 100 GT to celebrate its 100th birthday today. This vehicle provides a vision of the future of luxury mobility and reimagines Grand Touring for the world of 2035. Starting of the exterior, the chassis is made from lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber, with driver / passenger doors that pivot outward and upwards for effortless access. You’ll also find dynamic exterior lighting, starting with the smart, illuminated matrix grille and Flying B mascot. The rear boasts a 3D OLED display on which lighting effects can blend in with the rear taillights. Read more for a detailed video tour, additional pictures and information.
On the inside, there’s ambient lighting that can also be modified to recreate a specific mood or exterior environment, projection mapping on the trim panels, Adaptable Biometric Seating can be configured in three different ways, and biometric sensors for monitoring temperature, passenger position and environmental conditions to deliver the ultimate comfort.
The coolest feature is probably the Bentley Personal Assistant AI, which delivers a personalized experience to the passenger based on five distinct modes with individual characteristics: Enhance, Cocoon, Capture, Re-Live and Customise. You interact with the AI via hand gestures made to the front or rear Cumbria Crystal interfaces that intuitively interpret the commands.
The in-car displays enhance the grand tour experience using augmented reality, and all of them use a simple, intuitive interface that includes transparent OLED information displays in the doors, automatically darkening glass, and a front entertainment screen for displaying films, live video and other media when the EV is in autonomous driving mode. That’s not all, passive and active air intakes located in the front grille, cools the drivetrain and batteries that drive the car’s powerful electric motors, while unwanted air is channeled out of the car’s rear to aid aerodynamics.