When one hears the name Rolls Royce, an extremely sumptuous and royal image of a car prancing through roads can be envisaged. Rolls Royce is considered synonymous to regality and is regarded as the paragon of flamboyance and Rolls Royce Ghost, the 4 door saloon, has been successful in keeping alive the sanctity of the elite company. The car was first introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and ever since, it has been successful in seizing millions of hearts worldwide owing to its exceptional aesthetics, excellent power, sumptuous interiors and advanced comfort features.
The strong character of Rolls Royce Ghost is reflected in the beast of an engine hidden inside the car. With the powerful twin turbo V12 engine, one is bound to experience the thrill offered by the car. The sole 6.6 litre V12 engine equipped under its hood can punch a maximum power of 420 kW at 5250 rpm and yields a colossal torque of 780 Nm at 1500 rpm. it can reach 100 km/hr mark in mere 4.9 seconds and can clock a top speed of 250 km/hr, which is praiseworthy. When it comes to fuel economy, Ghost doesn't disappoint and offers a mileage of 8.6 kmpl.
Just one brief gaze and you will fall head over heels for the overall aesthetics of the car. With 5 layers of elegant primer paint along with the sublime hand polished finishing, Rolls Royce Ghost looks flawless from every angle. The trademark Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy is placed imposingly on the elegant bonnet, which disappears into the radiator when the car is locked. The aerodynamic side profile, the elongated bonnet and the chrome plated exhaust pipe gives the car an air of heavenly presence. Rolls Royce Ghost is no small luxury car, which is quite evident in its dimensions. The overall dimensions of Rolls Royce Ghost measure 5399mm x 1948mm x 1550mm (lxwxh) and the wheelbase measures 3295mm which is laudable. This vehicle comes employed with 21 inch elegantly finished alloy wheels, which are available in 4 different designs.
The British automakers have designed the interiors in such a way that elevates the driving experience along with
supreme comfort, which is a perfect amalgamation of modern design and contemporary Rolls Royce heritage. A detailed attention has been given to even the smallest of the parts. From the sumptuous lambswool foot mats to the tashmere-blend roof lining, every inch of the car is made to savor. The optionally available ventilated and massage seats further aggrandize the comfort level. The wooden finish throughout the cabin along with the hand stitched leather upholstery adds to the elegance. The Bespoke Audio System that comes with 18 high power speakers is bound to thrill the audiophiles. The rear seats have been provided with two high resolution LCD screens, which allow the rear passengers to enjoy the richest multimedia entertainment. The boot space provided in the car is laudable and measures 490 litres.
It gets double wishbone suspension at the front axle while multi-link arrangement is given at the rear that offers you a master class handling. The car has been embedded with dual front, side, full length curtain airbags, which ensure maximum safety of the passengers. The ventilated disc brakes work in harmonics with Anti Lock Braking System (ABS), traction and stability control systems to deliver a sublime control over the vehicle. The driver's assistance system includes lane departure warning system, automatic high beams, rear and front parking sensors for secure driving experience in various situations. For better handling the car is installed with Hydraulic rear axle bearings along with redesigned struts and adjusted dampers that help in effortless turning around every corner.
Rolls Royce- the name itself is enough. In layman terms, Ghost is a machine that blends high power and performance with everlasting comfort and advanced infotainment features which makes the car tempting enough.