Rolls-Royce is maintaining busy these days, notably by unveiling the brand new eighth-generation Phantom for 2018, however the luxurious automotive maker is constant to make progress on its upcoming SUV, the Cullinan. A brand new collection of spy pictures have turned up, providing the primary have a look at the Cullinan because the prototype proven again in December. With a debut coming someday in 2018, it seems like Rolls-Royce’s first “all-terrain, high-sided car” will quickly be able to problem the remainder of the luxurious SUVs in the marketplace.

The camouflaging does little to cover the signature Rolls-Royce grille and headlights in these newest pictures from Motor Authority, however in addition they provide an honest have a look at the Cullinan’s aspect and rear because it drives alongside a closed observe and European roads. It’s additionally clear the SUV is borrowing closely from the most recent Phantom’s design, to not point out the automotive maker’s new aluminum space-frame structure beneath.

Again when Rolls-Royce first confirmed it was going forward with the Cullinan mission, it mentioned it was creating the SUV’s underpinnings for use on all its autos ranging from 2018. Because of this the Cullinan seen right here shares its platform with the not too long ago revealed Phantom, albeit with a shorter and better journey.

After all, if the Cullinan desires to problem Bentley’s Bentayga for area in millionaires’ garages, it wants an engine to impress. That’s the place the Phantom’s 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 will are available, delivering an analogous 563 hp and 664 lb-feet of torque expertise.

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SOURCE Motor Authority