rolls royce announced that the production of Rolls-Royce Dawn has come to an end. The model, which is the brand’s second convertible, is a tribute to the Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn from the 50s, of which only 28 units were sold. The cessation of production coincides with the launch of the first 100% electric car of the British brand, the Rolls-Royce Spectre.
The Rolls-Royce Dawn is based on the wraithbut it has smaller dimensions than the colossal Phantom Drophead Coupe. Despite this, its bodywork is still impressive, with a length of 5.28 meters and a wheelbase that exceeds three meters.
The top is a work of engineering as it is designed to provide the same thermal and acoustic insulation as the coupé version. It can be driven at a speed of up to 50 km/h and takes 22 seconds to be sheltered under an aluminum and wood cover.
The Dawn’s chassis is more rigid to support the extra 125 kilos it has compared to the closed variant. However, the trunk is reduced to 295 liters (244 liters if the top is folded) and the overall weight is 2,600 kilos.
Rolls-Royce Dawn’s interior features the finest materials and, until March 2022, offered almost unlimited configuration. The advanced sound equipment manufactured by Bespoke has 16 speakers and each one of them has an external microphone to adjust the tone to the acoustic conditions of each moment. In addition, it highlights the system that projects information onto the HUD-like windshieldthe 10.3-inch multimedia screen and the digital instrumentation panel.
The twin-turbocharged 6.6-litre V12 engine in the Rolls-Royce Dawn delivers 570 horses and 780 Nm of torque at just 1,500 revs. can reach the 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed limited to 250km/h. The average consumption is 14.2 liters per 100 kilometers.
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