The Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge will be shown off this week at Goodwood.
Following the Ghost and Wraith, the high-performance Black Badge model currently joins the Dawn lineup. This Dawn Black Badge is set to debut at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, reportedly.
Driving the Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge is 6.6L twin-turbo V12 engine churning out up to 593 hp and 840 Nm of torque, a 30 hp and 64 Nm increase over standard model. The extra power permits the convertible to do the 0-100 km/h sprint in a tamer 4.9 seconds.
Following the Ghost and Wraith, the high-performance Black Badge model currently joins the Dawn lineup
Upgrades for the Black Badge aren't limited to just the powertrain, the latest also receives an entirely new dual exhaust emitting a “menacing bass baritone”. The throttle and suspension have been reworked to create a “more spirited, involving driving experience which retains the [Dawn’s] peerless quality of ride”. In addition, brakes are now one inch bigger in diameter than the regular models while the steering has been “quickened and engineered for more feedback”.
The Dawn Black Badge is covered by a “deeply intense" shade of black
As the name suggests, the Dawn Black Badge is covered by a “deeply intense" shade of black. The black canvas roof and rear deck also harmonize with the bodywork’s painting. Plus, Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament, front grille surrounds boot lid finisher and exhaust pipes are all finished in high-gloss black chrome.
The mysterious black layout continues dominating the cabin with black leather seats and new aluminium-threaded carbon composite trim. In the meantime, contrasting Mandarin highlights make the cabin brighter and more eye-catching.
The mysterious black layout continues dominating the cabin
The pricing for this luxury convertible is expected to range from £264,000 (₱ 17,018,339).