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2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost

The new Rolls-Royce Ghost combines latest technology and Rolls-Royce’s signature design trend. The Rolls-Royce is known for its performance and craftsmanship in automobile industry and a brand for the rich and famous. The Ghost was launched after Rolls-Royce’s success with the phantom, it is smaller, more powerful and more affordable ultra-luxury sedan. The Ghost is 17.1 inches shorter, 3.3 inches lower and 1.6 inches narrower than the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Each of the Ghosts are custom made according to the buyers choice, each ghost (mostly hand made) takes 20 days to built.

The Ghost share about 20 percent of its components with BMW‘s 7-Series, but they are totally different car when it comes to design and luxury. Components such as suspension anti-roll stabilization, dynamic and cornering brake control, dynamic stability and traction control systems have all been adapted, redesigned or tuned to work seamlessly with the powerful Ghost.

List of features in Rolls-Royce Ghost is unmatchable which includes a very detailed and long list of custom options like Silver Satin finish for the aluminum hood, larger 20-inch alloy wheels — chromed or not — and a camera system etc.

Optional driving and safety systems include a clear and effective heads-up display, a lane-departure warning system, an infrared Night Vision camera, high-beam assistance that automatically dips the bright xenon lights for oncoming traffic and an active cruise-control system.

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Title › 2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost

The Rolls-Royce Ghost is powered by a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 engine with direct injection that produces 563 horsepower and 575 lb-ft of torque. This new engine is derived from the 6.0-liter V12 found in the 7-Series but uses larger pistons from the 4.4-liter V8 to bring displacement up by 0.6 liter. This 6.6-liter engine is paired with a new, slick-shifting 8-speed automatic gearbox. It can accelerates from zero to sixty in just 4.8 seconds and can reach up-to maximum speed of 155 mph. Fuel-economy is around 20mpg combined.

Being a super-luxury car the Rolls-Royce Ghost it provides lots of space and the ultimate comfort. Both rows of seats are cushy and provides good lateral support. The multi-way adjustable seates (seats adjustments are stored in memory) adds to the comfort. The most recognizable interior feature shared with BMW 7-Series is the clear control screen at the center of the instrument panel which displays menus arranged according to Rolls-Royce’s interpretation of BMW’s latest iDrive system.

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