Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV Teased in New Photos
Rolls-Royce has released new pictures teasing the design of its first ever SUV, which is due to hit roads in 2018.
The photos show the first engineering mule built for the development of the new all-wheel drive suspension system, as well as those created to test the all-new aluminium architecture that will underpin all Rolls-Royces from 2018 onwards.
Having already commenced testing in public this week, the first full development vehicle will travel to numerous locations around the world in a testing programme described as “challenging”.
Dubbed “Project Cullinan”, it will enter the Arctic Circle to undergo cold weather durability and traction testing. Later in 2017, it will travel to the Middle East to endure the highest of temperatures in desert conditions.
“Bringing together the new four-wheel drive system and the new ‘architecture of luxury’ for the first time sets us on the road to creating a truly authentic Rolls-Royce which, like its forebears, will reset the standard by which all other luxury goods are judged,” says company CEO, Torsten Müller-Ötvös.