Goodwood, 16 December, 2009
Rolls-Royce Motor Automobiles has unveiled its new mannequin, Ghost, on the Dubai Worldwide Motor Present. Tom Purves, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Automobiles, mentioned “We’re delighted to be showcasing our new mannequin, Ghost, on the Dubai Motor Present. The preliminary response from clients, prospects and lovers demonstrates the significance of the Center East area for our international enterprise.” He continued, “Ghost will add considerably to the success story of our dealerships within the area. Presently 4 out of the highest ten most profitable sellers on the earth are based mostly within the area.”
The brand new automobile’s debut in Dubai marks the conclusion of a profitable Center East tour via the GCC nations. Ghost embodies the core values of Rolls-Royce and delivers up to date, easy refinement. Whereas much less formal than the Phantom household, the Ghost retains the essence of Rolls-Royce and is engineered to be extra driver-focused and highly effective than any Rolls-Royce earlier than it. A model new 6.6 litre twin-turbo V12 engine, distinctive to the mannequin, delivers a sense of limitless, surging energy to the motive force.
The central precept of simplicity runs all through the Ghost. The whole lot is designed, engineered and crafted to reinforce the driving expertise from the spacious design to the intuitive structure and superior methods and applied sciences.
As one of many firm’s most superior, dynamically participating vehicles, Ghost embodies the twenty first century Rolls-Royce; a glossy, trendy expression of over 100 years of engineering and design excellence. The primary Ghosts might be handed over to clients all through the Center East area on the finish of December 2009.
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Notes to the editors:
Ghost technical specification:No. of doorways/seats: 4/5
Automobile size: 5399 mm / 212.6 inches
Automobile width 1948 mm / 76.7 inches
Automobile top: 1550 mm / 61 inches
Wheelbase: 3295 mm / 129.7 inches
Engine: new 6.6 litre turbocharged V12
Gearbox: 8-speed ZF
Energy output: 563 bhp / 420 kW / 570 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max torque @ engine pace: 780 Nm / 575 lb ft @ 1500 rpm
Prime pace: 155 mph / 250 km/h (electronically ruled)
0-60 mph 4.7 seconds
0-100 km/h 4.9 seconds From quarter 4 2009, Rolls-Royce Motor Automobiles will provide 5 fashions: Ghost, Phantom, Phantom Prolonged Wheelbase, Phantom Drophead Coupé and Phantom Coupé. The Rolls-Royce Phantom vary of vehicles is powered by a naturally aspirated direct injection 6.75 litre V12 engine that produces 453 bhp at 5350 rpm (338 kW/460 PS) and 720 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm. Rolls-Royce has 83 sellers world wide and at present eight showrooms within the Center East area: Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait Metropolis, Manama, Muscat and Riyadh.
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