BMW Group owned uber-luxury car brand, Rolls Royce, first showcased its Ghost Series II at the Geneva Motor Show. Now, this new product from Rolls Royce is making way into India with the launch event happening in Mumbai.
The Rolls Royce Ghost Series II is a mid-life refreshed version that gets some tweaks over the previous model. The Ghost Series II receives LED DRLs in a new shape, newly designed front and rear bumpers, a larger intake and refreshed turn signal indicators. The traditional Spirit of Ecstasy now tilts slightly forward. The upcoming model will also sport new paint scheme and all new alloy wheel design.
Mechanically, the Ghost Series II remains similar to the outgoing version. So, the Ghost Series II comes with a 6.6-litre twin turbocharged V12 engine that puts out 563 bhp of power and 780 Nm of torque. The V12 is mated to the same 8-speed ZF automatic transmission that was found on the previous model. This ultra-luxury car accelerates from naught to 60 mph in 4.9 sec (0-100 km/h 5.0 sec) and has a governed top speed of 155 mph / 250 kph. Rolls Royce has also equipped the Ghost Series II with new rear axle bearings, revised struts and wheel dampers.
The Rolls Royce Ghost Series II will also be available in an extended wheelbase version which will be lengthier than the standard variant. The model is tagged as Rolls Royce Ghost Series II Extended Wheelbase. The Extended Wheelbase is 170mm longer than the standard vehicle. The overall width and height remains the same on this variant.
The car will be officially launched in India in a matter of minutes and we are covering the event live to get all the details as and when they arrive. So stay tuned for all the updates.
The launch event begins
And the car is officially unveiled. The facelifted Ghost Series II is priced at Rs 4.5 Crores (ex-showroom, Mumbai) in India.
- Front gets newly designed LED lights
- Enhance suspension for better ride quality
- 21-inch wheels come via a special package
- 10-inch hi-definition screen
- 18-Speaker bespoke audio
- Heads up display
Here are some more images explaining the details:
Newly designed alloy wheels
|Length||5399mm (Standard)5569mm (Extended Wheelbase)|
|Wheelbase||3295mm (Standard)3465mm (Extended Wheelbase)|
|Turning Circle||14 meters|
|Boot Space||490 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||82.5 litres|
|Claimed Fuel Consumption|
|City||21.4 litres/100 kms|
|Highway||9.8 litres/100 kms|
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