Rolls-Royce Wraith is the most dynamic Rolls-Royce of its time and features a fastback design inspired by European GT cars of the 1930s. The name, Wraith, means “spirit” in a Scotish dialect and suggests a mysterious and imperceptible force. Rolls-Royce Wraith has the same platform as Ghost and Dawn, being considered the coupe version of the Ghost. All these three cars are based on the modified platform of the BMW 7 Series.
Model: Rolls-Royce Wraith
Body type: coupe, 2 doors, 4 seats
Price without VAT: 321,000 Euros (approx.)
Engine: 6.6-litre (6,592 cc) longitudinally mounted V12 turbocharged engine, with 48 valves, direct injection. The maximum output is 465 kW / 632 PS/hp at 5,600 rpm and peak torque is 800 Nm (approx. 590 lb-ft), available between 1,500 and 5,500 rpm.
Transmission: 8-speed automatic gearbox (ZF 8HP90) and Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Tyres: Continental ContiSportContact5 255/40 R21 Y XL (front) and 285/35 R21 Y XL (rear)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 4.6 seconds
Top speed: 250 km/h (governed)
Declared average fuel consumption: 14.3 liters of petrol per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 327 CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 83
Dimensions (mm): L 5,285 / w 1,947 / h 1,507
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 470
Wheelbase (mm): 3,112
Weight (DIN/EU): 2,360 kg/2,435 kg
Front suspension: Double track control arm axle with separate lower track arm level, aluminium, small steering roll radius, anti-dive, air suspension with automatic self-leveling.
Rear suspension: Five-link axle, aluminium, with steering function, anti-squat and anti-dive, double acoustic separation, air suspension with automatic self-leveling.
Main standard equipment
8-speed automatic transmission; frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front; Tyre Defect Indicator. Als0 DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, Start-Off Assistant; heated front seats; leather steering wheel; climate comfort windscreen; double laminated side windows; rearview camera; CD player; multifunctional instrument display.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
21-inch part polished 5-spoke alloy wheels (7,653); Rolls-Royce Bespoke Audio (7,858); Starlight Headliner (13,394); Special Wood Venner angled at 45 degrees (9,362); Contrast Interior Scheme (1,913); Lambswool Floormats (1,230); Rolls-Royce monogram on all headrests (1,070).
+ very comfortable
+ very silent
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noises
+ excellent performance
+ superb interior design
+ superb starlight headliner
+ luxury look and feel
– no electrically boot closing operation
– no electrically door opening operation
– always exposed rearview camera
Driven by Adrian M. for 80 km, 18.8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 3,842 km total mileage of the car.