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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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    Rolls Royce launches yet two more special editions
    Based on the Wraith and Dawn models
  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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    Named Wraith and Dawn Black Badge Landspeed Collection, the two cars celebrate the records set by British engineer Captain George Eyston in the Thunderbolt back in the late 1930s
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    Both cars feature design elements inspired by both the car and the environment that helped Eyston to set his records
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    Rolls Royce will only build a few units of these special cars: 35 examples of Wraith Black Badge, and 25 of Dawn Black Badge
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    For painting the new editions, Rolls Royce created a new two-tone finish: a combination of Black Diamond Metallic with a new Bespoke color, Bonneville Blue
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    For the Wraith the Bonneville Blue is the dominant color, while the Black Diamond Metallic is only used for the engine hood, the top and the trunk
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    For the Dawn the combination of colors is just the opposite: Black Diamond is the main paint, while Bonneville Blue is used for the engine hood, the top and the trunk
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    According to Rolls Royce the new Bonneville Blue paint that transitions under sunlight from light blue to silver
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    On the interior there are a lot of details that recall the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah where Eyston set the three records
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    The engraved fascia is a reminder of the Salt Flats’ fissured texture
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    The steering-wheel detail mimics the dark track-line marked on the surface during record runs
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    And, as you probably suspected there is something about the Starlight Headliner too
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    It precisely depicts the night sky on 16 September 1938, when Eyston set his third and final land-speed record of 357.497 mph
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    The front tunnel features silhouettes of the long-lost Thunderbolt, and its three record-breaking speeds
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    And finally, the driver’s-side door gets subtle details that reproduces ribbon colors of the honors awarded to Eyston during his lifetime
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    The car used to set the three record, the Thunderbolt was powered by a pair of Rolls-Royce R supercharged 37-litre, V-12 aero engines, each with an output of 2,000 horsepower
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    Of course, do not expect these figures for either the Dawn or the Wraith
    As both will keep their usual V-12 engine with 563 (Dawn) and 624 horsepower (Wraith)
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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  • Rolls-Royce Dawn And Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection
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