Watch as what Bentley says will be the most powerful and luxurious SUV in the world begins to take shape.

Crewe, England - The countdown to the arrival of the Bentley SUV has begun as designers, engineers and craftsmen at Crewe get serious about creating the world's most powerful and luxurious SUV. and are setting new standards in bespoke craftsmanship and performance.

This new video from Bentley offers a rare glimpse of the company's design philosophy and shows how the exterior of the new car is taking shape, with meticulous, almost obsessive attention to detail.

The Bentley SUV will go into production in 2016 with a range of engines, including a plug-in hybrid option for 2017. As soon as we find out more, so will you.