There’s no doubt about it, this Rolls-Royce can only be spotted in the world of the super rich. Designed by luxury car manufacturer, Rolls-Royce Dawn 2017 takes everything that made the British brand famous, and distils it into a gorgeous and imposing full-size cabriolet.
Dawn was unveiled at this year’s Frankfurt (Germany) Motor Show, the appeal and aura of the super car’s exterior and interior are said to be eye-popping. The stand in Frankfurt, Germany showed a more conventional looking Rolls-Royce Dawn made of solid shades of colours; dark red (burgundy, bordeaux), silver, navy, white, and so on.
Given at an estimated price of $250,000, excluding freight/shipping cost and import duty, the vehicle has the all familiar Rolls-Royce shape and features dynamic lines and a stylish smooth surface that oozes power and dominance.
Rolls-Royce ‘Dawn’ Safety Description
The 2017 convertible features front, side-impact and side-curtain airbags for all passengers and additional knee airbags for the driver and front passenger.
Other safety features are Rolls-Royce Assist, ABS and a roll-over protection system that deploys from the rear head restraint. It also has a heat detection system that detects humans and animals and proceeds to issue an audible warning.
Rolls-Royce Dawn Engine Performance
According to Nice Cars Info, the car comes with a powerful engine similar to its predecessor, Wraith. The power-train is a 6.6-L V-12 unit, and the unit produces 563 hp and 575 lb-ft of torque. Reports also reveal that power is channeled to all wheels by a ZF- built 8-speed automatic transmission system.
The engine, they say, returns 13.2 mpg for city, 38.8 mpg on highway and 19.9 mpg combined fuel economy. It also has a 330 g/Km CO2 emission rating.
Dawn 2017 is built for four passengers with a boot volume of between 244 and 295 litres. Seats are upholstered in rich leather while the whole console features book-matched wood accents, the report says.
Endorsed with cosy interior, reports describe it as graceful and highly stylish, just about the best one can get in any convertible in the world now – courtesy of the automaker’s efforts to hook the car with an excellent aerodynamic profile. Also, the cloth top of the roof is heavily insulated and is lowered or raised gracefully by very quiet mechanical system.
Based on the automaker’s description, the new Dawn’s two door convertible has a length of 208.07 inches, 76.65 inches width and a height of 59.13 inches. It has a wheelbase of 122.51 inches. The roof retracts in only 21 seconds at speeds of up to 30mph
The dash and the instruments cluster feature unique polishing and mate metal finish. It is hooked with an advanced Multimedia Interface and navigation system that comes with a 10.25 HD navigation screen and the Spirit of Ecstasy rotary controller that has a gesture-sensitive touchpad.
We definitely expect to spot it in Nigeria, oh yeah!