Thus far, what we have to go on are renderings of the 2018 Rolls-Royce SUV. From the grafting cues that have been made available it is clear that they have been borrowed from the Ghost and the Phantom luxury level sedans. Should the rendering be proving accurate, the engineers and designers have done an impeccable job of translating the sleek aesthetic of a sedan in to that of a sport utility vehicle body style. According to early reports, this boutique brand of BMW will present a vehicle to the automotive market that will make the forthcoming Bentley sport utility vehicle appear to be merely modest in comparison. Other than the six-wheel drive G-Wagon or the Hummer H1, there is no other vehicle primed to clear the road than that of the Rolls-Royce sport utility vehicle. Given that this is the luxury brands first foray into this segment, there is a great deal of anticipation surrounding the forthcoming vehicle.
2018 Rolls-Royce SUV – Engine Specs
Per wide ranging industry conjecture, the power for the 2018 Rolls-Royce SUV will derive from a variety of turbo charge power unit options. The options are said to include the following BMW engines: a 6.0-liter V-12 as well as a 4.4-liter V-8. Also, it is said the 6.6-liter V-12 of the Rolls-Royce Ghost will be offered as well. Experts that are fairly close to the automaker also contend that consumers will be presented with diesel options as well as a plug-in hybrid power unit. Regardless of the power unit, it is rumored that the vehicle will be made available to drivers in all-wheel drive.
2018 Rolls-Royce SUV – Exterior and Interior Design
This upcoming luxury level sport utility vehicle of Rolls-Royce is said to be the closest vehicular relative of the BMW X7. The two vehicles are rumored to share the same architecture and it is said that a number of components are shared between the two. With that being said, the Rolls-Royce vehicle is expected to constructed with high-strength steel and aluminum and possibly the carbon fiber technology of BMW.
Within the interior of the luxury level sport utility vehicle, discerning consumers will find the very latest in automotive technologies as well as assistance systems. Additionally, there will be modern touches incorporated in to the overall design for a universal appeal. This will be achieved via the incorporation of leather and hand finished wood. It has been greatly speculated that the vehicle will not include a total of three rows of seating.
2018 Rolls-Royce SUV – Price, Release Date
Once the 2018 Rolls-Royce SUV hits the open market, it will find itself up against the like of the following: The Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged, the Porsche Turbo S, the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG and the Bentley sport utility vehicle. It does need to be noted that at this time the automaker nor the brand have announced the official release date for the forthcoming vehicle. Many within the industry estimate that it will arrive in showrooms by the middle of the calendar year 2017. Additionally, the base pricing for the all-new vehicle is said to fall within the arena of $250,000. As we move further into the year and the on slot of auto shows, it is certain that the luxury brand and its parent company will begin to release more specified information regarding the vehicle.