Motor Cars New Delhi showcased the Black Badge
Cullinan in the Capital.
super luxury SUV with black badge treatment costs Rs 8.2 crore onward.
debuted Black Badge with Wraith and Ghost in 2016 followed by Dawn in 2017. The
Black Badge Cullinan was globally introduced in late 2019.
car is powered by a 6.75-litre V12 engine that delivers increased power 592hp and
Cullinan in its silver badge guise, was launched to global acclaim in 2018,
immediately becoming the world’s pinnacle super-luxury SUV.
layers of paint and lacquer are meticulously applied and hand-polished 10 times
at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, in England representing
the most comprehensive surface finish process ever applied to a solid paint
Spirit of Ecstasy mascot, which has taken many forms throughout the marque’s
history, is presented in high gloss black chrome. For the first time this
finish extends onto its mounting plate, creating the darkest Black Badge yet.
The ‘Double R’ badge on the front, flanks and
aft invert to become silver-on-black, while chrome surfaces such as the front
grille surround, side frame finishers, boot handle, boot trim, lower air inlet
finisher and exhaust pipes are darkened.
they appear black, the vertical grille bars remain polished, reflecting the
blackened surfaces that surround them to add a frisson of movement.
all-new 22-inch forged alloy wheels are reserved exclusively for Black Badge
gloss black and polished design also creates the perfect stage for the marque’s
first ever coloured brake caliper. The high gloss Red paint has been specifically
developed to withstand the rigours of elevated temperatures.
by masterpieces of urban architecture, a naked-weave carbon-fibre finish has
been developed to create highly accurate repeating geometrical shapes that
produce a powerful three-dimensional effect.
leaf of Technical Carbon is finished with six coats of lacquer before being
left to cure for 72 hours then hand-polished to Rolls-Royce’s hallmark mirror
finish. This process takes 21 days and is only deemed complete once every piece
is inspected by a craftsperson to ensure complete reflective uniformity across
each of the 23 pieces within the car.
Headliner has joined historical Rolls-Royce iconography such as the Spirit of
Ecstasy, Pantheon Grille and ‘Double R’ monogram. Its presence in Black Badge
Cullinan intensifies the cabin’s ambience by casting a low light over the
lavish leather seats.
in fine Black leather, handwoven with 1344 fibre optic lights, it is a true
reflection of the sky at night and incorporates eight brilliant white shooting
stars that dart at random predominantly over the front occupants, subtly
acknowledging the motor car’s owner-driver appeal.
Infinity lemniscate motif is embroidered into the fold-down rear arm-rest as an
elegant reminder of the power contained within. This simple but potent symbol
is also incorporated in the illuminated treadplates and engraved on the brushed
and darkened steel clock case.
clock hands and instrument display needles also serve as a discreet reminder of
the motor car’s dynamic prowess.