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Rolls-Royce Dawn (2015)

The Rolls-Royce Dawn is a British handmade 4 seat luxury convertible manufactured by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. It was announced in time for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.[2][3]

Rolls-Royce Dawn
Rolls Royce Dawn 2016 (31100606751).jpg
ManufacturerRolls-Royce Motor Cars
Model years2016–present
AssemblyUnited Kingdom
DesignerGiles Taylor[1]
Body and chassis
ClassGrand tourer (F)
Body style2-door convertible
LayoutFR layout
DoorsCoach Doors
Engine6,592cc BMW N74 Twin-turbo V12
Transmission8-speed ZF 8HP automatic
Wheelbase3,112 mm (122.5 in)
Length5,296 mm (208.5 in)
Width1,947 mm (76.7 in)
Height1,502 mm (59.1 in)
Kerb weight2,560 kg (5,643.8 lb)


The engine is a direct-injection twin-turbo 6.6-litre V12 that produces 563 bhp (420 kW; 571 PS) at 5,250 rpm and torque of 820 N⋅m (605 lb⋅ft) at 1,500 rpm. The car has a limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) and weighs 2,560 kg (5,644 lb). It can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds. The combined fuel consumption of the Dawn shown by Rolls-Royce is 14.2 litre/100 km or 19.9 mpg. The Black Badge has 593 hp (442 kW; 601 PS) and 620 lb⋅ft (841 N⋅m) of torque.[2]


Rolls-Royce has said that 80% of its body panels are new compared to the Wraith.[3]

Interiors and exteriorsEdit

The front grille gets a design recess compared to the Wraith. The front bumper has been extended by 53 mm (2 in). The car has 20-inch polished wheels.


  1. ^ Mark Tisshaw (16 November 2015). "2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn revealed - exclusive studio pictures". Autocar. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b Rolls-Royce Dawn unveiled, Derek Fung, CarAdvice, 8 September 2015
  3. ^ a b Rolls-Royce's new Dawn is a glorious, £250,000 super-convertible, Jason Barlow, Top Gear, 8 September 2015

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