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Rolls Royce announces new model Wraith for upcoming Geneva Show 2013

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Rolls Royce has said that it will be introducing a new model called the Wraith at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. They say it will be the most powerful model they have ever produced. The Wraith which will be the Ghost coupe, Rolls Royce claims that we should "expect the boldest design" and "the most dramatic performance". The Wraith name was first used by Rolls in 1938.

Insiders have previously revealed the Wraith will produce as much as 600bhp from its highly tuned twin-turbo 6.6-litre V12 engine. Torque will rise by a proportional amount over the engine’s state of tune in the Ghost saloon, but insiders insist the famed Rolls refinement will be retained. The Wraith will have a wheelbase around 180mm shorter than the Ghost’s 3295mm, with an overall length of around 5200mm expected. The kerb weight is tipped to be around 2300kg.

Rolls has said it will release a series of teaser images of the Wraith in the build-up to its Geneva launch on 5 March.

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More teaser pics of the WRAITH surface up, this one form RR's recently updated FB cover page;

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Some spy pics of the WRAITH undergoing testing;

Side profile somehow reminds me of the '68 Mustang Shelby GT;

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Rear 3/4 view;

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Rolls-Royce says, the Wraith will be “the most dynamic, powerful, and beautiful car in the company’s history.”

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IMO this car should reveal the darker side of Rolls Royce Brand

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Wraith draws inspiration from the story of the Honorable Charles Rolls, one of the company's founding forefathers and a man who indulged a passion for innovation, engineering and, most importantly, adventure. Rolls was a passionate racing driver, balloonist and aviator winning the praise of King George V, who hailed him the 'greatest hero of the day' on becoming the first person to cross the English Channel and return non-stop in a flying machine.

Like Rolls, the new car will embrace the very finest things in life - elegance, beauty, refinement and luxury - to be enjoyed by a new generation of confident gentlemen and women. It will boldly shape the future of Rolls-Royce, building on the success of Phantom and Ghost, targeting to bring new customers to the marque.

The WRAITH as is based on the GHOST will be 200mm shorter overall (at about 5200mm) with around 180mm lopped off the saloon’s (GHOST) 3295mm wheelbase. Kerb weight should be around 2300kg, roughly 200kg less than the standard GHOST saloon.

The roofline is 60-70mm lower than the GHOST, but the car is still higher than most and offers commanding seating.

RR engineers say drivers will also notice greater agility thanks to tauter suspension, bigger tyres, reduced weight and size and a chassis lowered by 10mm thumbs%20up.gif

Heres a render inspired from the GHOST of the WRAITH;

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The information of this beast changing gears based on the road ahead ,cleaverly mapped to the GPS is something that took me by surprise.

What has technology become these days , I guess the price these beauties command is fair based on the technological marvels you can expect in them.

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The information of this beast changing gears based on the road ahead ,cleaverly mapped to the GPS is something that took me by surprise.

What has technology become these days , I guess the price these beauties command is fair based on the technological marvels you can expect in them.

Really, Developing such tech, is surely a head-ache! Hats-off to RR engineer's!

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Now launched at 4.6 cr

Rolls Royce has three operational dealership and plans to set up two more by year end.

Company sells about 100 cars a year and by introducing such products the figure aint improving for sure.

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