Home LifeStyle  Luxury Cars Official Details: Rolls-Royce 20

Official Details: Rolls-Royce 20

Posted: Feb. 22nd, 2009  |  By Andrew ChristianOwner | 4WheelsNews
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Luxury Cars: Presently, a brand new model is being developed by Rolls-Royce which it will position just below the Phantom and intends to introduce in 2010. It is foreseen to double the number of units produced by the ultra-luxury car manufacturer annually.

The latest model is called 'RR4′ internally and a concept variant will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next month. It will be called the 200EX, a suffix designation that Rolls-Royce utilizes for experimental concept models, which, according to sources, the Geneva model will closely resemble the production version that will be introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. The production version has no designation as of yet although there are talks that the carmaker will resurrect its historic "Silver Ghost" name tag.

The available shots of the car show that it has the Rolls-Royce lines in a smaller car. The 200EX comes with design features that include the elevated prow, long hood, short front overhang, sharply raked A-pillar and stylish tail all combining to produce a presence that is informal. The five-seater car also comes with a pair of suicide-style rear-hinged doors at the back and is propelled by an all-new V12 powerplant. Its dimensions are 5.399 meters long, 1.948 meters wide and 1.550 meters high, with a 3.295 meter wheelbase.

Overall, it is still shorter than the Phantom by 43.5 centimeters. Externally, the car is finished in "Darkest Tungsten" with highlights of silver satin finish on the hood, A-pillar and the LED headlights surrounds. The striking exterior appearance is rounded off by seven-spoke 20-inch wheels. The interior of the 200EX has been intentionally simplified where the controls are neatly sculptured and chrome accents utilized to emphasize the more essential functions. High-grade leather and natural wood trim and lots of mood lighting complete the cabin design. With regards to the RR4 production model, development is right on schedule despite the ongoing economic turmoil with first copies reaching showrooms the first three months of 2010 with a suggested European retail price of £180,000 ($258,000).

Andrew Christian
4wheelsnews
JustLuxe Contributor
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
Deidre WoollardDeidre Woollard
The latest Airsteam design concept made it's debut at the 49th annual National RV Trade Show in...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar

the holiday gift guide 2013

DISCOVER THE LIST >
1

Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens

Sony basically packed all the usual camera inner workings within the lens... more >

2

Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley

For the life of the party this Cynthia Rowley flask bangle holds three ounces... more >

3

Carbon Fiber Ciclotte

Designed and crafted in Italy, Ciclotte's luxury exercise bike models... more >

Day

Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
NetJets Slashes China-Based Membership Costs More Than Fifty Percent
MINI Reveals Augmented Reality Eyewear with X-Ray Tech
Miami Beach's Boutique Louver House is Almost Half Sold Out Already
Chef Sylvain Desbois Shares Hearty Duck Confit Recipe From St. Regis Mexico City
Meet Scandinavian-Designed Vifa, Our New Favorite Source for Wireless Tunes
Five S. Pellegrino Young Chef Judges On How to Break Into the Industry in Round Table Video
Property Envy Host Lists $1.5 Million Mid-Century Palm Springs Desert Oasis
Sky High $11.7M Miami Beach Penthouse Offers a Pneumatic Elevator and Posh Designer Fixtures
Headed to the Masters Golf Tournament? Here's Why You Should Fly Private
Will the 2005 Mouton Rothschild Outshine the Renowned 2000 Vintage? (and Should You Invest?)
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
New $650k Rolls-Royce Phantom Limelight Redefines Riding in Style With Some Seriously Fashion-Friendly Features
Mila Pantovich »
Here is Why the Ferrari 488 GTB is So Much Cooler Than the 458
Justin Delaney »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE