At the forthcoming 2015 Frankfurt auto show, the new 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn would share the stage as an additional ultra-luxury drop top. As the second convertible in the British manufacturer listings, the Dawn slot in below the Phantom Drophead in addition to is based on a platform shared with the Wraith coupe in addition to Rolls-Royce Ghost sedan.
Exterior and Interior
Though 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn is closely connected to the Wraith, Rolls-Royce asserts that 80 percent of the exterior body panel are new, counting a revised front grille in addition to bumper design as well as the rear deck that accommodates the power-operated soft top. Even still, the look is alike, with rear-hinged side doors, squared-off front chrome grille, and an upright back end with triangular taillights. More dramatic body lines provide it some extra personality, as do the exclusive colors shown on the premier model. It is easy to forget that Rolls-Royce offers more than 44,000 colors while you typically see its cars shown merely in black and white.
The sumptuous interior likewise shares a design with the Wraith in addition to Rolls-Royce Ghost, with an excessive amount of wood and leather and abundance of classic Rolls-Royce touches like an analog clock in addition to polished metal-look dials.
Engine and Mileage Specs
Under the hood of the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn is the similar 6.6-liter, twin-turbo V-12 from the new Rolls-Royce Wraith in addition to the new Rolls-Royce Ghost. Putting out 563 hp as well as 575 lb-ft of torque throughout an eight-speed automatic, the full-size engine could move the heavy, 5,644-lb convertible from 0-620mph in an astonishingly sprightly 4.9 sec.
Rolls-Royce is aiming for the Dawn to be the quietest soft top convertible in the globe, and thus worked hard to optimize the car’s aerodynamic outline with the roof up. The cloth top is as well heavily insulated, and the mechanical raise and lowering is said to be elegant and quiet like a “silent ballet.”
- year: 2017
- make: Rolls-Royce
- Model: Wraith
- price: $ 300000
- Engine: V12
- Transmission: eight-speed auto
- Horsepower @ RPM: 563 @ 5250
- Torque @ RPM: 575
- Displacement: 6.6 L
- 0-60 time: 4.9 sec.
- Top Speed: 155 mph
Release date and Price of 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn
When the new Rolls-Royce Dawn 2017 goes on sale later on this year, it will probably require a price premium over the Rolls-Royce Wraith coupe, which by now starts at a steep $300,000. The Dawn main competitors are 2016 Bentley Continental GT Convertible, 2016 Bentley Falcon, Aston Martin Vanquish, 2017 Lincoln Continental.
It’s not every day that Rolls-Royce debut a new car though big reveal from the brand does seem to occur more frequently now than in the precedent. Now that the automaker has released the sporty Wraith in addition to even teased its first SUV, it’s time to convey on the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn.