Aurus, the Russian maker of President Vladimir Putin's new luxury sedan, will launch a range of upscale vehicles next year and export them to global markets, including Europe and possibly the United States in the long term.
Rolls-Royce is the latest ultraluxury automaker to join the SUV fray, with the Cullinan. Powered by the same 571-hp, 6.75-liter, twin-turbocharged V-12 gasoline engine as the Phantom, the Cullinan is also built on the same Rolls-developed aluminum platform that underpins the flagship sedan and all future vehicles. Here's a roundup of initial reaction to the Cullinan.
It's billed as the "most family-oriented, fun-to-drive, superluxury SUV imaginable" and the Rolls-Royce Cullinan will become the world's most expensive SUV when it goes on sale toward the end of the year or early 2019.