Bid on a luxurious 'vert with only 9 miles on the clock.


Rolls-Royce claims, “With Dawn, the journey becomes a destination in itself.” Although, the luxurious Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible may appear very similar in appearance to the Wraith, a large 80 percent of the body panels are unique to this model only. As part of the Richard Welkowitz Estate Collection since it was brand new, this gorgeous 2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible (Lot S124) is heading the Mecum auction in Indy and is on the docket for Saturday, July 18th. Inspired by the iconic Silver Dawn of the 1950s, this beauty was hand-built in Goodwood, England. Basically brand new, this example shows just 9 miles on the odometer.

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The exterior of this luxury convertible is finished in a deep glossy Diamond Black with a black power-operated convertible top over a tan leather interior. Adding to its fancy appeal is the rear-hinged doors and power-retractable Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament. Rain is not an issue for this luxury 'vert with rain-detecting variable intermittent wipers with heated jets. This convertible also features heated mirrors that automatically dim with tilt-down and power folding along with directionally adaptive headlamps with washer and delay-off. Black brake calipers can be found behind the silver 10-spoke alloy wheels.

It is almost hard to believe that Rolls-Royce confidently claims that the '16 Dawn the quietest convertible in the world with its roof raised (even quieter than the Phantom drophead), considering that there is potent powerplant stuffed under the hood. This car is powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.6-liter V12 engine capable of 563-horsepower. Shifting power comes from an 8-speed automatic transmission. This fine vehicle also comes equipped with Hill Hold Control.

Open the rear-hinged doors and expose the incredible tan interior complete with wood trim, and contrasting black carpeting can be found throughout the cabin. Other goodies include a power reserve gauge, a Rolls-Royce Bespoke audio system with 16 loudspeakers, power tilt/telescoping steering column, a voice recorder, and an integrated navigation system with voice activation. Airflow is provided by HVAV with underseat ducts, residual heat circulation and console ducts.

This Rolls-Royce is estimated to go between $225,000 and $300,000. That's not too shabby considering that MSRP on a car like this is $406,520. All purchase receipts are included with the sale of the car.

If interested in this absolutely gorgeous 2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible (Lot S124) with just 9 miles on the odometer, make sure to check out the Mecum Indy auction. This beauty is scheduled to cross the auction block on Saturday, July 18th, 2020.