CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer says that a luxury Bentley SUV is in demand and will compete against the likes of the Porsche Cayenne and the Land Rover Range Rover.

Bentley chief Wolfgang Dürheimer says the luxury British marque is planning an SUV to rival the likes of the Porsche Cayenne and Land Rover Range Rover.

Dürheimer confirmed the news to Auto, Motor und Sport.

The British marque's largest markets, China, Europe, and the United States, are places were luxury SUVs are much in demand, says its CEO.

According to the report, the new SUV will be added to the product lineup alongside introductions of new Mulsanne and Continental models.

First reports of a Bentley SUV go back to 2006!

Gallery: Bentley planning an SUV - report