Bentley 2030 Concept

New Designers 30 Aug 2012
Bentley 2030 Concept

The Bentley 2030 Concept is a study of an extreme two-seater sportscar targeted to rich, young customers. The author is design student David Schneider from Art Center.


The goal of the Bentley 2030 Concept was to create the “Ultimate Luxury” sportscar, a GT of epic proportions that would appeal to young, extremely wealthy customers, with a particular attention to the Chinese market.

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The car has very dramatic proportions, with a length of 5.2 meters, a width of 2 meters and a height of 1.5 meters. Compared to the current Mulsanne the 2030 concept is 30 cm shorter, while maintaining the same extended wheelbase of 3.2 meters.

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Above: the evolution of the exterior design

The profile is characterized by the long hood and the set-back cabin with its sloped roofline.

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The flowing, streamlined lines are enhanced by the separated side wing elements which partially cover the rear wheels and by the wraparound DLO with hidden A-pillars.

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The narrow volume of the rear end leaves the rear tires partially exposed, while the lower, full-width lower bumper cover provides visual balance and serves as a splash guard.

Bentley 2030 Concept Scale Model Bentley 2030 Concept Scale Model

The project was developed into a 1:5 scale clay model and displayed at the 2012 Art Center Spring Grad Show.

About the Designer

David Schneider is a Transportation Design student at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

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(Image Courtesy: David Schneider)

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