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THIS is the new '˜all-terrain, high-sided vehicle' Rolls-Royce.

Sunday, 4th December 2016, 6:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:32 pm
The new all-terrain Rolls-Royce
The new all-terrain Rolls-Royce

The Cullinan is Rolls-Royce’s first SUV model.

The Goodwood-based luxury goods brand will begin testing the car in public, travelling around the world.

Just after Christmas, Project Cullinan will enter the Arctic Circle to undergo cold-weather durability and traction testing.

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Later in 2017, it will travel to the Middle East for challenging desert conditions.

‘This is an incredibly exciting moment in the development of Project Cullinan both for Rolls-Royce and for the patrons of luxury that follow us around the world,’ said Torsten Müller-Ötvös, chief executive officer. Bringing together the new four-wheel drive system and the new ‘architecture of luxury’ for the first time sets us on the road to creating a truly authentic Rolls-Royce which, like its forebears, will reset the standard by which all other luxury goods are judged.’