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Wraith of Rolls-Royce at Rs 4.6 crore

August 20, 2013 11:09 IST

Wraith of Rolls-Royce at Rs 4.6 crore

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In the season of resurrections in the automotive world, the British auto marquee Rolls-Royce has brought back to life the 80-year-old nameplate of Wraith. The long sleepover of Wraith has not only made it stronger but also the top runner of the brand in terms of design and philosophy.

The potency of the coupe is like never before and carries forward the legacy of the brand to join the bandwagon of the models like Rolls Royce Phantom and Ghost. Rolls Royce was mulling to add the most powerful arsenal to its troop and thought of taking the best it has and making it even better.

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Image: The potency of the coupe is like never before.


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The initial part was adopted by the luxury baron in order to build the most powerful and posh fastback and the exteriors styling of Wraith reveals inspirations from Ghost, whereas the interiors styling cues have been adopted from Phantom.

Rolls-Royce Wraith price has tagged at Rs 4.6 crore [Rs 46 million] (ex-showroom New Delhi) and as a marketing campaign on behalf of the company, the Wraith coupe will travel around the cities of India for the next three months. First to drive in the fastback GT segment of India, the Rolls-Royce Wraith is a completely picturesque and lures its buyers with the ethereal appeal.

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The exteriors are sweeping with a rakish body styling. The wheelbase which has gone shorter than the Rolls-Royce Ghost creates a picture of an athlete silhouette that comes alive with the Rolls Royce spirit of perfection. There is just a hint of the noir in the appearance of the Rolls-Royce Wraith, and its resemblance with the legacy of flagship design seems a little less.

While it reflects pride, luxury and grandeur, it proves to be the most dynamic and powerful Rolls-Royce ever built. To support a youthful sporty physique of the Wraith, Rolls-Royce has rendered the coupe with an agile heart.

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The brand name sweeps you with the imposing looks and aristocracy, whereas the powertrain leads it much ahead of its competitors. With the updated version of the twin turbo V12 engine, Rolls-Royce Wraith is capable of tossing out a massive power output of 624bhp and 800 Nm torque value.

The fastback engine is coupled with an eight speed automatic ZF transmission gearbox that takes the pulling power of the V12 engine to another level and carries of the 2.4 tonnes weight of Wraith effortlessly. The sprint capability of the 6.6L twin turbo engine of Wraith takes 4.6 seconds to reach the speed of 100kmph from complete stagnance, as the power is supplied to all the wheels equally.

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The ZF automatic shift gears work along with the GPS and predicts the gear changes as per the running traffic and condition of the road. The exteriors of Wraith speak of the gallant, commanding tradition that Rolls-Royce has maintained so long.

The coupe comes with the Spirit of Ecstasy figurine and is a two door design which inspires awe from the onlookers. The framework of the Rolls-Royce Ghost had been zeroed in to spawn the Wraith. The length and the height of Ghost cut short by 130mm and 43mm respectively, whereas the width has been enhanced by 40mm.

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The two can be differentiated with the number of doors; the Wraith has been rendered with two doors less than Rolls-Royce Ghost. Aggressive and dual tone finished exterior is agile, sporty and adds a sense of movement to fastback body of the Wraith.

The bold lines going on the front with the tension panels, a raked rear side, the deeply recessed grille with the wide rear track take the dynamic intent of the coupe to a different level of grandeur and luxury. The ambience of Wraith is sumptuous and is inspired from the Phantom, another Rolls-Royce sibling.

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The softest grade leather along with the Canadel Panelling wood enriches the interiors; the four passenger coupe is warm and full of light. Rolls-Royce Wraith features mechanically and technologically advanced equipment like head up display, adaptive head lights, keyless boot, camera system, one-touch voice activation, advanced navigation activated by voice command system and more.

The Spirit of Ecstasy rotary system is the newest in the bells and whistles, which allows controlling the navigation just by writing letters on the touchpad, rather than scrolling through a series of navigation options. The ride is smooth and comfortable with the air suspension. The steering wheel is light on slow speed and turns heavy at higher speed to carry off the burden of the 2.2 tonne Rolls-Royce Wraith.

Agility comes as a key factor, and the polished super vehicle from Rolls-Royce offers that with no compromise.

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