The Ghost name was first attached to a Rolls Royce in 1907. The Ghost is the world’s most famous Rolls and it’s the car to take when the parking is tighter ans the chauffeur’s got the day off; Smaller, in the same way a tanker is to a supertanker, the Ghost keeps Rolls Royce’s imperious manner but with slightly more bluff edges and not quite as aggrandising a front grille, coming from a company that still refers to its product as ‘motor-cars’ the Ghost retains old-world charm and luxury despite being largely based on a BMw 7-
The car is closer than ever before to its big brother – the venerable Phantom.
For those who desire sybaritic luxury and a spirited driving experience, the Ghost is the answer.
Under the hood topped by the the Spirit of ecstasy is a twin-turbo 6.6-litre V-12 engine good for 571 bhp paired to a satellite-aided gearbox, which uses GPS data to read the roadscape ahead of you, anticipate your driving needs, and shift the transmission accordingly. Ghost sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.9 secs.