Rolls-Royce Wraith, the high-performance exotic coupe based on the Ghost made its dynamic debut yesterday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Dubbed as the ‘gentleman's gran turismo’ by Rolls-Royce, the car is the most powerful car in the company’s illustrious history and was showcased at this years Geneva Motor Show.
Courtesy of a 6.6-litre twin turbo V12 engine, the Wraith will clock 0-100kmph in time of 4.4 seconds. This V12 engine pumps out 625PS of power and 800Nm of torque and is mated to Rolls-Royce’s unique Satellite Aided Transmission technology fitted eight-speed ZF gearbox. The cars suspension is also specifically tuned for a firm and sporty feel while minimising body roll. The steering provides dynamic feedback varying from light and easy weight at low speeds to a firmer, heavier feel as speed increases.
The interior gets all the Ghost featured luxuries as standard while also flaunting premium amenities like the "Starlight Headliner" cabin ceiling southern French wood panelling featured in the superior Phantom models.
Also starring at the Goodwood from the Rolls-Royce stable was the Alpine Trial Centenary Ghost edition and the Phantom Coupe, the later featuring as the course car for this year's Festival of Speed.
Priced in Europe at a base price of 2,45,000 euros (Rs 1.91 crore), the European deliveries for the Wraith are expected to commence by the fourth quarter of this year though no official statement has come out yet on when the deliveries for this model will commence in India.