2015-2023 Bentley Bentayga W12 recalled due to fire risk

One of the fastest SUVs in Australia – the Bentley Bentayga W12 – is being recalled due to a fire risk, as drivers are advised not to ignore the warning signs.

Volkswagen-owned British brand Bentley has recalled 158 examples of its 2015–2023 Bentley Bentayga W12 sold in Australia, citing an electrical fault that could spark a fire near the petrol tank.

The 158 vehicles represent approximately half of all Bentley Bentayga SUVs sold locally over the same period. Twin-turbo V8 and hybrid V6 models are for now unaffected.

Affected Bentley Bentayga W12 SUVs were sold locally between 2015 and the present date in 2023.

The recall notice lodged with the Department of Infrastructure says:

“Due to a design def

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