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  Rolls Royce Dawn
2016 - date
Rolls Royce Dawn
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Rolls Royce Dawn Rolls Royce Dawn Rolls Royce Dawn Rolls Royce Dawn

Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Luxury
Body 2 Door 4 Seat
Convertible
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Gearbox 8 Speed Auto
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Twin Turbo V12
Capacity
402 in3 
Max Power
563 bhp @5250rpm 
Max Torque
605 lb/ft @1500rpm 
Power to Weight
223 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
240 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 85 bhp/litre 
Compression  
Bore x Stroke
 
Fuel Cons
20 mpg 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
155 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
4.9 sec 
0 - 100 mph
 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
208.5 in 
Width
76.7 in 
Height
59.1 in 
Weight
5644 lbs 
Wheels (F/R)
 
Tyres (F/R)
 
Fuel Capacity
 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £264000
Used Price £n/a - £n/a
 
Profile

The new Rolls Royce Dawn joins the Phantom drophead as one of the most luxurious convertibles on the market.

Although based on the Wraith platform, the Dawn takes it's power from the Ghost saloon's twin-turbo V12, with 563bhp and 575 lbft of torque. The Dawn was designed to waft four adults along in open-topped luxury, rather than the more sporting character of the 2+2 Wraith.

The interior is naturally of the finest quality, but perhaps there is still a hint of the underlying BMW 7-series technology in some of the switchgear and instrumentation. This cetainly isn't a bad thing, but not quite as bespoke as one might expect.

At 264000, the Dawn is an expensive car. It is certainly desirable, but asks a large premium over some similarly capable luxury saloons. But then there's the badge, and for some, nothing else will do.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
71% 77% 1% 2
Ranks 259 of 744 Ranks 173 of 744 Ranks 430 of 744 Ranks 460 of 744

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