The British company has unveiled its first convertible in nine years.

A new model of Rolls-Royce that will go into production next year has made its debut on the back of a superyacht in Sydney Harbour.

The car, which is expected to cost more than £250,000, is known as the Dawn and is a two-door, four-seater convertible – or “drophead” in Rolls-Royce parlance – with a 6.6-litre V12 engine.

The more than 2.5-tonne supercar was filmed with Sydney Harbour and its iconic opera house and bridge in the background.

Rolls Royce concept convertible

CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes has called the Dawn, “the sexiest Rolls-Royce ever built,” and orders for the super luxury car have been rolling in since 2011, when the concept was announced.

There has been no word yet on how many of the car model the manufacturer will build, but the Dawn will be produced at the Rolls Royce factory in Goodwood, in the UK.

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