Rolls-Royce brings Black Badge Ghost, Wraith to Geneva

The Rolls-Royce captured the complete attention of everyone present at 2016 Geneva Motor Show when they uncovered the sinister Black Badge Editions of the Ghost Saloon and Wraith Coupe.

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The darker version of the Rolls’ feature a glossy jet-black Spirit of Ecstasy figurehead on the bonnet, premium black detailing on the chrome surfaces, and a new black badge. The intense black appearance of the car is a result of multiple layers of paint meticulously coated to ensure utmost quality. Rolls’ CEO describes the murdered-out theme seen on the both the cars, as: “ The alter ego of Rolls-Royce; darker, more assertive more confident and powerful, and more demanding”.​

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Stepping inside, the Ghost features purple interiors, while the Wraith greets us with remarkable blue finishing. Roll’s says they’ve used ​“ aerospace-grade aluminium-threaded carbon-fibre composite”​ on the dash, and around the cabin.

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The powerplants of both the cars have also received prominent upgrades, with the Ghost’s bi-turbo 6.6-liter V12 tuned to produce an extra 40 horsepower and 60Nm of torque totaling to 603 Hp and 840 NM. The reworked gearbox now stays on the lower gear a little longer to achieve a higher rpm. The Wraith’ also gets a beefed up engine now delivering an extra torque of 70 NM, totaling to 869 NM, but producing the same 623 horses of power.

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The coupe however gets an improved air suspension, revised drive shafts, and same reworked gearbox as the Ghost. Both the cars also get lightweight carbon-fiber alloy wheels contributing to the dominating look. The prices haven’t been unveiled yet, but they’re definitely going to burn a hole in the pocket of anyone planning to buy one of these mean machines.

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