2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II Review and Price
The 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost has actually been a vital model for the brand, as this deluxe sedan is less expensive and smaller. Rolls Royce has now unveiled an updated model of the Ghost called the 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II that includes somewhat revised styling, a retuned suspension, and updated modern technology.
2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II Interior
The 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II is the same over-the-top-luxurious rig that it has always been. Rolls let us know that it will feature the type of technology you’d expect from a car in this class, like onboard Wi-Fi, navigation with an updated interface for ease of use and an optional Bespoke Audio system that is sure to give your ears quite the treat. The Ghost Series II’s cabin, received minor updates to set it apart. These changes kick off with the addition of the Spirit of Ecstasy rotary controller touchpad allows the passenger or driver to scroll through features without leaving unsightly fingerprints on the beautiful screen. It also recognized smartphone-like input and letters drawn with your finger in English, Latin, Arabic and Mandarin. Rolls redesigned the seats, and they include adjustable thigh supports for optimal comfort. The rear seats were also revised, and offer lounge-seat-like comfort for doing business or just hanging out. Rounding out the interior enhancements are revised with polished-metal chaplets and matte-chrome inserts, and Paldao or Walnut Burr Crossband veneers.
2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II Exterior
The Series II Ghost is little more than a refresh, but Rolls sees this minor update as a complete overhaul. The biggest differences are up front, where the new 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II gets reshaped LED headlights, which thankfully rids the Ghost of the odd bags under the eyes look that it’s always had. on the Series II is a tapered “wake channel” on the hood that give the Spirit of Ecstasy emblem a feeling of motion. Rolls changed up the bumpers in order to make the new Ghost look larger than it actually is and give it a more dynamic stance. In the Apron, the Ghost II gets new chrome on the enlarged from air intakes, which help cool off the brakes more effectively. As is typical, the Ghost Series II comes in a standard wheelbase (SWB) and extended wheelbase (EWB), with the latter gaining and extra 6.7 inches in wheelbase length and an extra 6.6 inches in body length.
2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II Engine
The 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II carries the same 6.6-liter, twin-turbo V-12 engine as last year’s model that puts down 562. horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque. The engine mates to a ZF-sourced eight-speed auto transmission that comes with Satellite Aided Transmission. This combo rockets this massive sedan to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds up to its electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. On the suspension side of things, Rolls added in revised front and rear struts the help the big sedan in the corners, and a new steering gear for quicker response. Optionally, buyers can add in the Dynamic Driving Package that allows for increased cornering capabilities via adjustable dampers. Finally, hydraulic rear axle bearings help to further reduce NVH levels inside the cabin.
The 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II is revealed on the Geneva Auto Show. There is certainly no visitor during the saloon that did not quit at this car. The sale is scheduled for 2015. If you want to buy this car, you need to spend about $275,000. Ready to get one?