2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn – fresh teaser images ahead of 2pm reveal
The Dawn name was first used in 1949
Rolls-Royce Dawn official teaser images released ahead of Frankfurt motor show
fresh official Rolls-Royce Dawn teaser images have been released ahead of your vehicle’s unveiling tomorrow.
The images reveal few details of the Dawn, however the latest – along with most revealing yet – spy pictures confirm of which the convertible will have a soft-top roof.
The Dawn, an open-top type of the Rolls-Royce Wraith coupé, will go on sale inside first quarter of 2016 following a debut later This kind of year. The name for the fresh convertible was recently confirmed in Los Angeles at a global meeting of Rolls-Royce’s 130-strong dealer network.
Previous test mules had hard-top covers over the soft-top roof, however currently for initially the soft-top, which Dawn shares with the larger Phantom Drophead Coupé, can be seen.
The Dawn name is usually one through Rolls’ past, used first in 1949 before appearing on 28 drop-top Rolls designs up to 1954. Among those was the Silver Dawn, the first factory-built Rolls-Royce, along with the badge was also used on coachbuilt drop-top Rolls designs.
On the fresh name, Rolls-Royce boss Torsten Müller-Ötvös said: “Dawn is usually a beautiful fresh open-top motor car having a name of which suggests the fresh opportunities of which every fresh day holds – an awakening, an opening up of one’s senses along having a burst of sunshine. the idea will be the most social of super-luxury motor cars for those beautiful people who wish to bathe inside sunlight of the earth’s social hotspots.”
The open-top baby Rolls shares a wheelbase with the Wraith on which the idea is usually based along with the same two-door structure. Despite the heavy disguise of the test mule, the idea is usually possible to make out Ghost styling cues, including the front-end design along with gently sloping rear deck.
The mechanical make-up is usually supposed to be almost identical to of which of the Wraith, with the two cars set to share the same 624bhp, twin-turbocharged 6.6-litre V12 engine. The fresh open-top type is usually likely to offer a less focused drive than the Wraith, which is usually billed as the most dynamic Rolls-Royce type available.
The fresh type had provisionally been known as Wraith Drophead Coupé, which might have seen the idea follow the naming convention of the larger Phantom family. However, Rolls instead chose to give the type its own name. ‘Corniche’ was another possible option of which had been under consideration.
Prices are set to start at around £250,000.
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