New Delhi : Rolls-Royce, the Ultra Luxury Carmaker has launched the 2016 Dawn Convertible in the Indian car market today at INR 6.25 crore. Rolls-Royce Dawn is the fourth vehicle by the British car-maker in India after Phantom, Ghost and the Wraith.
The new Rolls-Royce Dawn is a 2+2 seater soft-top convertible based on the Wraith coupe platform, which was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015. The Rolls-Royce Dawn is placed below the Drophead coupe in the company's global line-up. The new RR Dawn convertible comes with an insanely powerful 6.6-litre twin turbocharged V12 petrol engine, churning out maximum power output of 563bhp and maximum torque of 820Nm, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The soft-top convertible has the potential of going from 0-100kmph in just 5 seconds, with an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph.
The soft-top of the new Rolls-Royce Dawn can be opened and closed at speeds up to 50 km/h in just about 20 seconds. On the inside, the Dawn comes with automatic climate control, premium audio system with 16 speakers, 10-inch touch-screen HD navigation display, Multimedia navigation system and gesture sensitive touchpad. Moreover, the company also claims that the cabin of the Dawn is quiet, that they have named it the 'Silent Ballet.'
The new Rolls-Royce Dawn will come with a long wheelbase of 3112 mm and measures 5285 mm in length, 1947 mm in width and 1502 mm in height. Moreover, the company says that the 80 per cent work on the new Dawn is original, with just a few parts taken from the previous models. The new Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible has only one rival in the luxury car segment in India, that being the Bentley Continental GT.