Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce is a luxury sedan Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The (ghost) label, the name in honor of the Silver Ghost, the first car produced in 1906, was announced in April 2009 at the Shanghai Motor Show. During development, the ghost was known as the (RR04). Designed as a little (more measured, realistic cars) that the ghost with a view to a category of lower prices for Rolls-Royce models, the selling price is 170,000 pounds ($ 255,000 USA). The production model was officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2009.

The original concept car, the 200EX name was officially unveiled in Geneva in March 2009, which indicates the direction of Ghost-style production model. Unlike the aluminum-bodied Phantom, the 200EX is steel, which has a higher tensile strength and therefore can be thinner. The chassis uses a smart suspension system on all fronts of air and aluminum and multilink rear axle. Systems such as Active Roll Stabilization, four corner air springs and variable damping function as a single control, so imperceptible to the driver and passengers to provide the best possible comfort for the occupants. Connected to the mainframe, the suspension is capable of detecting the movement of one side of a back seat to another, and compensates accordingly.

The Ghost was designed by Ian Cameron and directed by Helmut Riedl, who led the development of more than Rolls-Royce Phantom. Ghost, codenamed RR04 during its design phase, was designed to compete with vehicles far less expensive than the Phantom, as the Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

The Holy See borrows 20% of their parts for the BMW E01 platform, which underpins the current BMW 7 Series. The Phantom has a 129.7-inch (3290 mm) wheelbase, roof height, bonnet height and track gauge of their own, and the Holy uses air springs ghost style. The car also shares the FlexRay system electronics. BMW supplied parts are used in places without being seen by the driver functional. The car weighs 5,445 pounds (2,470 kilograms) on the sidewalk.

The engine is a 6.6 liter V12 twin-turbo engine with variable valve timing, rated 563 horsepower (420 kW) produce 780 newton-meters (580 ft • lbf) of torque, automatic transmission ZF 8-speed.The engine allows the Ghost to accelerate from 0-60 mph (97 km / h) in 4.7 seconds and reaches an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph (249 kmh).

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