Rolls Royce Wraith Review
Rolls Royce is known worldwide for producing cars with outstanding exterior design and extremely sumptuous interiors. Rolls Royce Wraith, the 4 seat coupe, is no exception and is considered as one of the magnum opus of the English manufacturers. The car was first introduced at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and ever since then the car has garnered tremendous public response. It is bestowed with various national and international level accolades, thanks to its dynamic aesthetics, advanced engines, everlasting comfort and a superior handling.
Engine, mileage & variants
Wraith is the most powerful vehicle that Rolls Royce has ever built. Under the hood, there is a Herculean 6.6 litre twin turbo V12 petrol engine with, which you are bound to experience the thrill offered by the car. The sole 6.6 litre V12 engine can punch out a maximum power of 624 bhp at 5600 rpm and a humongous torque of 800 Nm at 1500-5500 rpm. It requires only about 4.6 seconds to break the 100 km/hr speed mark and it can clock a top speed of a staggering 300 km/hr. When it comes to fuel economy, Wraith doesn't disappoint and offers a mileage of 7.14 kmpl.
Wraith is a perfect paradigm of a dynamic vehicle that blends high power with elegant appearance. The elegant soft flowing lines coupled with the dynamic side profile makes the car look captivating. The aerodynamic side profile, the vertical grille and the chrome plated exhaust pipe adds to the elegance. Rolls Royce Wraith is no small luxury car, which is quite evident in its dimensions. The overall dimensions of the car are 5269mm x 1947mm x 1507mm (lx b x h) and a wheelbase of the car measures 3112 mm, which makes provisions for ample of cabin space inside. The car comes employed with 20-inch elegantly finished alloy wheels, which look dynamic even when the car is stationary.
The British automakers have designed the interiors in such a way that aggrandizes the driving experience along with a supreme comfort. It is a perfect amalgamation of modern design and ample cabin space. The upholstery has been fabricated from high grade soft leather, which harmonizes elegantly with contrasting stitches. The wood paneling running throughout the instrument panel and doors adds to the elegance inside. The optionally available ventilated and massage seats further enhance the comfort level. A 10.3 inch high definition multimedia display has been provided, which serves as an interface for audio, communication and navigation controls. The boot space provided in the car is laudable and measures 470 litres, which is large enough to carry a weekend's worth of luggage.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Rolls Royce Wraith is possibly one of the most easy to handle cars you will ever lay your hands on. Thanks to its double wishbone suspension at the front coupled with multilink arrangement at the rear, which offers you a masterclass handling. The 8 speed ZF transmission not only offers incredibly swift gear changes and also reduces noises at high speeds. Rolls Royce has never compromised on the safety features and the same is reflected in new Wraith, which comes equipped with dual front, side, full length curtain airbags. The other safety features include driver's assistance system, which consists of lane departure warning system, automatic high beams, rear and front parking sensors for secure driving experience in various situations.
The car is a perfect example of a machine incorporated with advanced handling and safety features, lavish interiors and a powerful engine. The name Rolls Royce is enough and nothing more needs to be said.