Video: Watch the Rolls Royce Wraith take to the country roads
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The Rolls Royce Wraith is the most powerful and dynamic Roller ever made. It was unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and global deliveries of the car are yet to commence.
In this video, Philip Harnett, product manager for the Wraith, drives the car through the country roads of the UK and also explains the various features.
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Being the most powerful Rolls Royce ever, the Wraith is powered by a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 engine producing 624bhp of power and 800Nm of torque. 0-100km/h takes only 4.6 seconds while top speed is limited to 250km/h.
The Wraith comes with a clever Satellite Aided Transmission which uses the GPS coordinates of the car to scan the terrain ahead and preselect the next gear! The on-board valet is a voice recognition software that can be used to get driving directions. It can be accessed by a push of a button located on the steering wheel.
Being a Rolls Royce, the Wraith has been tested extensively in a variety of conditions. The hot weather testing was done in Death Valley, USA, while the suspension was setup in the Mecca for sportscars, the Nürburgring. Cold weather testing was done in Rolls Royce's winter facility, located in the Arctic Circle.
The Wraith will commence deliveries in the last quarter of this year. Rolls Royce would like 245,000 EUR (INR 1.88 crores) for it. It is expected to come to India by the end of this year.
[Source - WorldCarFans.com]