Bentley's first try at making an SUV that bore the hallmarks of the illustrious marque was universally viewed as a horrible flop. We feel sorry for whatever team of designers worked on it, but the truth is that its very existence was vulgar. The EXP-9 concept embodies all of the things that you think could go wrong when you hear the words "Bentley SUV."

Now Bentley is swinging again an planning to launch this car in 2016. The front already looks better, as it is sporting a more classical, Bentley-esque face that has been re-proportioned for SUV duty.

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[via Bentley