Rdevelopment took place of the car, which was named in honor of adorning the Crown of the British Empire, the world’s largest diamond, has begun in 2015 year. Road tests of the SUV was held in the Scottish highlands, the Swiss Alps, in the desert in the United Arab Emirates, and the United States.
The basis of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan formed a new platform based on aluminum space frame, which will be used in the development of future models of the company. Dimensions Cullinan made 5341х2164х1835 mm length of the wheelbase of 3.3 meters. The Luggage compartment volume of up to 560 litres and with the rear seats folded is increased to 1 930 litres.
Of 2.66-ton novelty prepared for serious vnedorozhe got adaptive air suspension, polnopravnym chassis and wheel drive system with intelligent function distribution traction. Click the “Everywhere” activates a special off-road mode — the electronics can adapt the car to driving on gravel, rough roads, wet grass, mud, snow or sand. Maximum fording depth reached 540 mm.
In the cabin is the infotainment system is controlled using the controller “Spirit of ecstasy” on the Central console, next to which there is a button on the Off-Road mode. In the cabin, the rear seats are slightly higher than the front to give passengers better views, and when you open the doors the car automatically lowered by 40 mm for ease of boarding or disembarkation.
The list of equipment includes Cullinan warning system frontal collision, adaptive cruise control, night vision function with the ability to recognize pedestrians and animals, all-round view using four cameras and monitoring “dead” zones. In addition, the model is equipped with reactionism display, Wi-Fi and five USB ports. In a quadruple configuration, the space between the rear chairs is a Cabinet for drinks glasses Rolls-Royce and a refrigerator.
Under the hood of the SUV installed a 6.75-liter V12 engine with two turbines, which debuted earlier on the Phantom. Paired with vosmidiapazonnoy automatic transmission ZF, the unit develops 571 HP and 850 Nm of torque. The maximum speed is limited by electronics on a mark of 250 km/h. Consumption of gasoline A-92 in the combined cycle — 15 l/100 km.
On sale Rolls-Royce Cullinan will arrive in 2019. The starting price is $ 325,000. Last year Rolls-Royce sold in the market 3 362 of the car, but in connection with the appearance in the model lineup SUV expected sales growth in the half.
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