Rolls-Royce 200EX

rolls-royce-200exNews is that Geneva Motor Show (March 3, 2009) audience are going to see 200EX – the latest addition to the Rolls-Royce model family. The 200EX is a design study for a contemporary four-door saloon and shows the direction for RR4, a new model series from Rolls-Royce due for production in 2010. The company is not making the details public till the show day. Rolls-Royce 200EX is four door can that is 5399mm long, 1948mm wide and 1550mm high. The wheel base is 3295mm. Wheel and tyre size is 20 inch, 255/45 R 20 front and 285/40 R 20 rear. The design is “alluring, inviting, approachable – this car captivates with each encounter,” says Ian Cameron , the Chief Designer.

Philosophy of the company as read in their Press Release says,” Experimental models have always played a significant role in the history of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, from the first – 1EX, built in 1919 – to the most recent – 101EX, built in 2006. Unlike a concept car, the experimental models developed by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have always been fully functioning vehicles, residing in a tangible world of wood, leather and metals rather than clay and foam. EX cars offer designers and engineers the opportunity for real-world innovation and have been used to showcase new components and engineering techniques as well as exterior and interior designs. “Modern automotive engineering is a balance of creativity, innovation and application. 200EX is an opportunity to assess these new ideas”, explains Helmut Riedl, Director of Engineering.”

True to its fame, it is expected that 200EX will be a blend of refined technology and superior design. Stay tuned for more.


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