Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV – Ultimate Luxury In All Terrain
The SUV market has become the new frontier for brands like Bentley and Rolls Royce. A territory exploited by almost all know brands in the world except the luxury brands until now. Ever since Bentley’s debut in the SUV market, everyone expects to see Rolls-Royce ”countermeasure” to arrive. The wait is over, it’s the Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV that debuts in 2018. We all know that for a high-end SUV we must pay a high price. That’s not a problem when you know that there are rich folks out there wanting to spend money on something different. It’s noteworthy that Rolls Royce named its first SUV after the world’s largest rough diamond ever discovered.
Suicide Doors on a SUV?
The spy shots of the Cullinan SUV seen in this article shows us the large 4×4 on road testing. The Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV leaves no doubt that is an authentic Royce by its rear hinged suicide doors. Now we wonder how that is going to work out on a huge car. The straight lines emphasizes even more the size impression of this car. The front end resembles much like one of the Ghost series. If Rolls Royce decided that’s is the face of the Cullinan, it will be just a huge RR Ghost. In the back you get to find two big exhaust exits. BMW has announced it’s going to produce a new high-end SUV, the BMW X7. It’s likely that the Cullinan and the X7 shares the same platform, with aluminium.
The owners of this car will most likely drive it around Beverly Hills, London and Dubai – the closest thing to off-road for them. In the other hand, the testings continues during winter, in the arctic, and later on it goes to Middle East for testings under extreme heat. In conclusion, the ultimate luxury SUV must drive in all terrain while being a genuine Rolls Royce. The engines, for the Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV, that some are suggesting is the 6.8-liter V12 engine, from Phantom. However, MotorTrend expects to see the V12 6.6-liter Twin Turbo from the Wraith and Ghost, nothing is confirmed. It’s going to be an all-wheel drive, that we know for sure.
How much does the Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV cost? Well, The 2016 Bentley Bentayga is available from £162,000. Based on that, the RR’s SUV will cost nothing too far from that. It’s important to say Bentley and Rolls Royce is not alone in this game anymore. For instance, Maserati put in the market the Levante SUV that is available from £54,335, for a 3.0-liter V6 diesel. Even more, Jaguar debuted in the segment with its F Pace offering luxury and sportivity starting from £35,020. Also, Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio is in the way and it’s official Lamborghini is going to supply the market with its version of SUV. Starting from now, the years ahead is going to be hot for the SUV market.