Luxury car maker Rolls Royce has launched their first ever SUV Cullinan in India at a price tag of Rs.6.95 Crore. Cullinan derived its title from the largest 3106 carat diamond on the British Crown Jewels and is truly worthy of the name.
Cullinanis built on “Architecture of Luxury” platform which is also usedon the new RR Phantom.The SUV measures dimensions of 5,341mm in length, 2,164 in width and 3,295mm wheelbase to display its magnanimity. Dimensions apart, it does sport the typical muscular Rolls Royce looks with the signature grille and rectangular headlights. The Spirit of Ecstasy or the Flying lady at the edge of the bonnet on any Rolls Royce purely represents the symbol of social status.
Open the bootlid and a pair of twin spectator seats with a small table at the centre emerge out to give you the option to sit back and relax to enjoy a drink. This new striking feature adds yet another element of innovation on the new Cullinan SUV.
The cabin of Rolls-Royce Cullinan includes features like an All-Digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system which is first of its kind with a rotatory Spirit of Ecstasy controller for the infotainment system. The Indian spec version also sports 12” rear entertainment system as standard. The dash appears closely identical to RR Phantom.
Cullinan gets a boot space of 560Lthat extends all the way up to 1,930L by folding the rear seats. As it is a Rolls-Royce, customers have the privileged choice to customize their vehicle to their personal preferences from a wide variety of choice in the leather, wood trim and equipments as extras which can easily add croresto the total price depending upon their choices.
The engine is powered by 6.75L V12 petrol engine which produces a power of 571 bhp and 850Nm of torque, which runs all the four wheels of the SUV. The engine is mated to an eight speed automatic gearbox. Cullinan also gets an off-road mode Everywhere to suit the name of an SUV. This features switches the suspension to match the terrain accordingly.
The delivery of Rolls-Royce Cullinan is expected to begin in late 2019.
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