Things You May Not Know About The Rolls-Royce Cullinan

by Harish Kumar | 10/12/2018
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The ultimate high-performance SUV of the legendary marque, Rolls-Royce Cullinan has landed in the Indian market for several days. Indianauto will disclose some special things about the Cullinan that you may not know.

Known as the first all-terrain sport utility vehicle from the British luxury automaker, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan brings along plenty of surprises and truly becomes a blockbuster in the country. The multi-terrain vehicle is anticipated to mark a drastic change in the brand’s ideology hoping to bolster the sales immensely. Here’re ten things you did not know about the all-new Rolls-Royce Cullinan in the wake of its Indian launch.

1. The name is derived from the ‘diamond’

The celebrated luxury carmaker had reflected on a very special thing when they named the elusive SUV. The “Cullinan” nameplate refers to the world’s largest ever-discovered diamond.

Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Red Colour, Front Angular Look

The Cullinan nameplate is originated from the name of the largest ever-discovered diamond

The Cullinan diamond was first discovered in Cullinan region of South Africa. Measured a 3,106-carat weight, the diamond holds the record as the largest-ever diamond in the world. The rare gem is named after the mine’s chairman, Thomas Cullinan in 1905. It was a gift bestowed on King Edward VII in his 66th birthday. The Diamond is now residing in the British Crown Jewels. With this special meaning, the Rolls-Royce displays the message of great design, great value and symbolize a vehicle of royalty.

2. The SUV shares the underpinnings with the Phantom Platform

The Cullinan was built on the new “Architecture of Luxury’ Platform which is known as the unique all-aluminium spaceframe chassis for a flawless iconic design, riding comfort and a unrivalled driving performance in every condition. The Rolls-Royce’s engineers and design specialists had based on the latest generation of the Rolls-Royce Phantom to create the SUV of stiffness and luxury. This platform is going to be adopted basically in every Rolls model in years to come.

All-new Rolls-Royce Phantom, Front Left Side

The car shares the similar "Architecture of Luxury" spaceframe as the Phantom

3. The Cullinan is the first-ever SUV from Rolls-Royce

Being the first-ever SUV from the British car brand, the all-new Cullinan is the first vehicle utilizing all-wheels drive system made by the carmaker as well, marking its departure from the tradition in which applies rear-wheel drive for each of its predecessors. Accordingly, the new Cullinan SUV offers the better practicality over the others Rolls-Royce sedans.

It is a three-box SUV

At the first glance, the Cullinan may appear as a typical 2-box designed vehicle but it actually features 3-box design. The rear partition glass wall is functioned to create a separated environment for passengers and distinct from the luggage compartment which helps reduce the noise. Of course, the glass can be used or retracted at will.

4. The car is available with the most premium opulent interior

Opulence and modernity are continued to be delivered inside the vehicle. The Cullinan redefined the high standards with plenty of space, real wood, pristine design and peerless equipment offering the hassle-free, relaxed and enjoyable riding at whatever adventures take you. These are the pinnacles that will for sure make the car’s success.

All-new Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Interior Look

Luxuriousness and sophistication are integrated inside the vehicle

Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Rear Interior

Passengers will enjoy the most comfortable and pleasant driving experience

The incomparable Rolls-Royce luxury will broaden the whole new horizon of your driving experience. It will give buyers the feel of value-deserving on buying the vehicle with an expensive price tag.

5. The Cullinan is not simply a fancy car

As mentioned earlier, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan is not merely a luxurious urban car driving on the smoothness. The first all-wheel-drive Rolls-Royce SUV will make a strong impression when it comes to going off-road with a variety of terrains like rock, water or desert. Designed to provide the exclusive usability and practicality, the Cullinan gives drivers the optimum responsiveness to confront every challenge. It masterfully appears as a robust agile athlete in the manner of a gentleman.

Offering a genuine off-road ability, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV is packed with a unique “everywhere mode” allowing the 6.75-litre bi-turbo V12 engine to deliver the specific 563 hp and 850 Nm of torque to all four wheels on the slippery or rough roads.

2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Off-Road Driving

The Cullinan  is not only an expensive urban car but an all-terrain practical SUV as well

6. Minimum effort is on offer

The comfortable and relaxing time while travelling in the car will be an exciting memorable experience. Carrying the value of preciousness, the renowned Cullinan’s suicide doors become one of the signature elements of the marque. By one single touch, the doors can be open automatically and the vehicle lowers itself by 2-inch drop for easier getting in and out. The Coach Doors are designed to wrap under the body to take away all the dirt when the doors are opened.

Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Red Colour

The SUV features an intelligent 2-inch drop for easier entry and exit

In addition, the electronically-controlled smart trunk is another convenience feature. It is a 0.8 m trunk and can be extended up to 1,2m after folding down the rear seats. A single button press will bring in two leather seats and a cocktail table on the rear giving the best place in the house for the imposing views to nature.

7. It can detect animals and objects nearby

It is really hard to show all countless mind-boggling advanced technology fitted into the Rolls-Royce Cullinan. Featuring a variety of alertness assistant, a four-camera with panoramic and helicopter view system along with pedestrian or wildlife systems, the Cullinan becomes more sensitive with possible collisions happened along the trips.

8. It is the most expensive SUV currently available in the Indian market

The British carmaker has positioned its all-new Cullinan at around Rs 6.95 Core (ex-showroom, Delhi), making it the most expensive SUV on the global scale and in India as well. The flagship model of Rolls-Royce marque will lead the high-class SUV segment in India and open a new era which the highest versatility combined with modernity is the ‘lodestar’ for the domestic automotive industry.

Watch the Rolls-Royce Cullinan- Global Trailer:

Rolls-Royce Cullinan | Official Trailer

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