The Three Most Expensive Convertibles in the UAE
The first convertibles were manufactured in the 19th century, and were often considered as status symbols since only the elite could afford them. Today, this belief remains true. Although newer convertibles are offered at more affordable prices, much of the vehicles in this segment are still worth millions due to the comfort, sophistication, and style they offer. The following are the top three most expensive convertibles currently on sale in the UAE.
Rolls Royce Dawn 2017
Priced at AED 1,500,000, the Rolls Royce Dawn 2017 boasts a sleek exterior with alloy pedals, fog lamps, and auto electric folding mirrors. It stands at 1.5 meters tall, has a length of 5.3 meters, and a width of 1.9 meters. Its interior is equally luxurious, with its leather seats, intelligent key, auto dimming mirror, night vision, and cool box. The Dawn also has notable safety features, such as electronic brakeforce distribution, collision detection, intelligent emergency call, and cornering assist.
Engine Capacity: 6.6-liters
Top Speed: 250 Km/h
Torque: 820 Nm
Seating Capacity: 4
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.0-seconds
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Lamborghini Aventador Roadster 2017
The Italian-made Lamborghini Aventador 2017 comes with a price tag of AED 1,631,000. True to the history of the brand, the Aventador looks like a futuristic sports car. It is more compact than the other contenders, with its dimensions being 1.14 meters, 4.83 meters, and 2.03 meters in height, length, and width respectively. Other notable features include 20-inch wheels, leather instrument panel, navigation system, and dynamic stability control.
Engine Capacity: 6.5-liters
Top Speed: 350 Km/h
Torque: 690 Nm
Seating Capacity: 2
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 3.0-seconds
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe 2017
The most expensive convertible in UAE is the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe 2017, which is valued at a whopping AED 2,200,000. Among its notable exterior features include 21-inch wheels, adaptive headlights, illuminated door handles, chrome plated radiator grille, and headlight washers. Its rich interior also contains leather seats, leather steering wheel and instrument panel, trip computer, illuminated doorsills, multi information display, and an intelligent key. It also has voice-operated controls, seat massage, cruise control, navigation system, rain sensing wipers, and ventilated seats. For user safety, it has a surround camera, speed limiter, blind spot warning, tire pressure monitoring display, and traction control system.
Engine Capacity: 6.8-liters
Top Speed: 240 Km/h
Torque: 720 Nm
Seating Capacity: 4
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.9-seconds
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With its safety features, comfortable interior and elegant style, the Rolls Royce Phantom 2017 wins this category. The Lamborghini Aventador 2017 may offer better engine performance, while the Rolls Royce Dawn 2017 is comparatively more affordable; but from an overall vantage point, the Phantom makes its contenders look slightly dull.