Rolls Royce SUV confirmed – IAB Report
Posted on: Feb 18, 2015 - 11:15am IST
The new vehicle will be “Effortless…Everywhere” says the company.
Rolls Royce has just announced that a high bodied product which can cross any terrain, or SUV in simpler language, is currently under development. No launch timeline has been announced yet, though.
With every luxury manufacturer coming forward to include SUVs in their line-ups, it’s not surprising to see Rolls Royce finally announce one, too.
The new vehicle will be based on an all-new aluminium architecture, and will be, as the company puts it, “Effortless…Everywhere”. Connecting the dots, the Rolls Royce SUV (not yet named) is likely to be powered by a V12 engine, which will be mated to an all-wheel drive system.
The brand’s direct competitor, Bentley, is ready to introduce its SUV, called Bentley Bentayga, next year. Caught on test a few days ago, the Bentayga will be unveiled this year, and is expected to manage a minimum of 3,000-unit sales per year.
Rolls Royce, on the other hand, posted its best ever sales in 2014, at 4,063 units. And given the market’s liking, the introduction of an SUV is surely going to increase that.
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