Rolls-Royce, the Ultra Luxury Carmaker has launched the 2016 Dawn Convertible in the Indian car market today at INR 6.25 crore, ex-showroom . First unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Dawn is the new sporty convertible that is slotted below the Drophead Coupe in the British automaker’s global lineup.
Under the bonnet of the new Dawn Convertible is a 6.6-litre twin-turbo V12 engine that is capable of producing 563bhp of power along with 780Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic unit. The convertible is claimed to achieve 0-100kmph in less than 5-seconds before hitting an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph.
This four-seater convertible is a sportier model and features the company’s new design philosophy. Talking about styling, the vehicle features the Spirit of Ecstasy badging, large Rolls-Royce signature chrome grille and low stance. Inside the cabin, the convertible features full wood finish, leather upholstery for seats and features like electrically adjustable seats, a canvas roof that will drop down in just 30 seconds, climate control, a bespoke premium audio system with sixteen individually-tuned speakers, chrome decorative inserts and many more.
According to the British automaker, the Dawn has 80 per cent unique body details with 2:1 wheel height to body height. It features long bonnet, short front overhang, high shoulder line and a long rear overhang. Upfront, the radiator grille is positioned higher by 45mm compared to the Wraith. It features the retractable soft-top roof, which can operate in complete silence. This soft top can be opened in around 20 seconds at speeds up to 50kmph.