The Best Part of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan Is Its Hidden Trailer Hitch

Rolls-Royce's SUV can also tow a lot of weight.

Rolls-Royce's first SUV, the Cullinan, is a far different sort of off-road vehicle than we've ever seen. The entire focus is luxury and comfort, with a glass wall dividing you from your luggage. But what if you want to tow something, like a race horse or perhaps a trailer full of champagne? There was no hitch in photos of the Cullinan when it debuted, so what would you hook that trailer up to?

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As it turns out, the Cullinan had a hitch all along. Hidden under the rear bumper, the Cullinan's tow hook can be deployed with the push of a button. This hitch, which is not available in the US, is able to tow 2.7 metric tons, which is nearly 6,000 pounds. That's a pretty stout number for a $300,000+ SUV.

In the US, the Cullinan will have a fixed hitch as an option. While it might not be as cool or as elegant as the hitch on models outside our country, it is more useful. Rolls-Royce says the fixed hitch will be able to tow 7,275 pounds. That's enough for a trailer full of champagne, a race horse, and a few cases of Grey Poupon. Not too shabby.

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