Young blogger Ned Jasper is back, and this time we’re talking about a car that’s big money, and has an interior colour that looks influenced by ESM.This is the new Rolls-Royce Dawn, and it’s simply stunning. Every time you look at it takes your breath away. If you thought that the Rollers of late were looking a little brutish and angular, then this is the car for you, (providing you have £250k to spare that is). This new drop top offers the “dolce vita” lifestyle along with, what are said to be, the sexiest bodylines of a Rolls-Royce ever – and I’m sure you’ll agree.
Although said to be a convertible Wraith, the Dawn has 80% new body panels. It’s complete with more pronounced rear haunches, a heavily raked screen, and a gorgeous open pore wood deck. Which, not only wraps around the rear seating, but also employs a cascading waterfall effect between them.
When you look at the way that the opulent mandarin leather joins effortlessly with the sparkling exterior it simply oozes quality. It reassures you that this is an item of decadence which is everything you would expect from, well, Rolls-Royce. Underneath the intricate bodywork and sumptuous interior, the story is the same. Powering this beast is the same twin-turbo 6.6 litre V12 as found in the Ghost, producing 563BHP and ample amounts of torque. Although down on horses compared to the Wraith, the company is keen to stress this is the Dawn is “the most driver orientated Rolls Royce ever”. (more…)