Lexus LS vs. Rolls-Royce Dawn

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 2018 Rolls-Royce Dawn 2dr Convertible Base 1311-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front White Background

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$75,000 - $78,220
$346,300 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
416 hp
563 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L V6 DOHC 24
6.6L Twin

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.3 in.
40.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.9 in.
36.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 - 37.3 in.
37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17 cu. ft.
9.2 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19
P255/45YR20 - P255/50YR21

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
123 in.
122.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
18.7 - 19.7 ft.
41.7 ft.

Length

Length
206.1 in.
208.5 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
76.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4707 - 4938 lbs.
5644 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
416 hp
563 hp

Torque

Torque
442 ft. lbs.
605 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
12 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 gal.
21.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 25 mpg
15 mpg

City

City
18 - 19 mpg
12 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 30 mpg
18 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus LS
Rolls-Royce Dawn

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Convertible

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97.6 - 99.4 ft³.
100 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4707 - 4938 lbs.
5644 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 - 23 mpg.
14 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 19 mpg.
12 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 - 30 mpg.
18 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/210
6.6 L/402

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92
5.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15
3.20

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35
2.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.31

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.17
3.48

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.76
2.81

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 - 8.4
12.6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
220

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19
Multi-Link

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR20 - P245/50VR19
P255/45YR20 - P255/50YR21

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
P285/40YR20 - P285/45YR21

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
20 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
20 X 9.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum, Carbon Fibre/Aluminum, Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum, Carbon Fibre/Aluminum, Forged Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
18.7 - 19.7 ft.
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
41.7 ft.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.1 in.
14.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.7 gal.
14.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37.3 in.
21.7 gal.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.8 in.
41.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.5 in.
59 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 - 37.3 in.
37.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.9 in.
36.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in.
53.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.1 in.
122.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
123 in.
208.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
206.1 in.
76.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
59.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.1 - 57.9 in.
63.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 - 64.4 in.
65.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
9.2 ft³.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
17 ft³.
0.84

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.67

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
Dawn

Model Group

Model Group
LS 500
Luxury High

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Convertible

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
6.6

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
DOHC

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
aluminum

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
12

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4