For decades, Rolls-Royce has been producing some of the most unbelievable road cars that grace our planet.
Essentially, Rollers are the very definition of excess and luxury at its finest. They're also known for their heft and absurd weight.
Now imagine a sport-utility vehicle variant of the world's most luxurious automobile. If you're not a creative thinker, you may NOT have to try to think about it much longer. That's because word from abroad is hinting that Rolls-Royce is actually considering building an SUV version.
Considering it seems that many luxury automakers are having great success with SUVs, it shouldn't be too far out of the scope of RR. Especially when you consider that Bentley has confirmed its SUV project has been given the greenlight. With other automakers like Jaguar and Maserati well on their way, it seems like Roller would be just part of a successful trend. I mean, look what SUV sales did for Porsche, Audi and BMW!
Though our friends at AutoExpress have put together a crude Photoshop, we expect if Rolls-Royce does debut an SUV concept it will be a bit more cohesive from a design standpoint.
...Rolls CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos has just put the successful launch of the Rolls-Royce Wraith coupe behind him. Now he’s desperate to develop new products for an increasingly important, fresher, younger breed of super-rich buyers – from high-profile sports, music and film stars to dot com billionaires. Despite their wealth, many are in their thirties or even twenties, could well be Chinese, and have a desire to own a Rolls – but not necessarily a ‘traditional’ limousine.
“The SUV segment is an interesting one,” Muller-Otvos told Auto Express. “There’s growth in the SUV sector and such a vehicle is thinkable. I’m open to that. Our design director, Giles Taylor, is already doing the first sketches...