Announced in September 2021, the new Rolls-Royce Specter seeks to redefine luxury electrics through design. cut which unmistakably recalls that of the Wraith. The latter, whose production has stopped after almost ten years of good theoretical and faithful service, gives way to a two-door car that should leave the factory in the fourth quarter of 2023. It is already possible to pre-order the car on the official website of the manufacturer, but it will be necessary to pay the price: to count more than four hundred thousand dollarsthe amount may vary upwards depending on the options selected during setup.
Until now, however, little was known about Spectre’s commercial future. But a recent exchange between Torsten Müller-Ötvös and investors allows us to learn more. The CEO explains that The demand is more obvious than expected. This corresponds to the manufacturer’s record sales, which exceeded six thousand units sold in 2022 alone. If you were wondering where the extra 20% went on your supermarket bill, you have the answer.
The first electric car for Rolls-Royce
In fact, the Specter turns out to be the first electric model developed by Rolls-Royce. The machine is operated by same platform as Phantom and Cullinan, whose reputation in the luxury market is second to none. In terms of space, moreover, the coupé is positioned right between a limousine and an SUV.
According to information provided by Rolls-Royce, Specter will be equipped with freedom of more than five hundred kilometers. In comparison, the second generation of sports car Roadster in Tesla boxes it would still do twice as well. But it will be without counting the famous statue of the Spirit of Ecstasy in front, whose panache is only similar to its design.
Production has not yet started
Rolls-Royce, however, did not provide an accurate estimate of Spectre’s future sales. But this may be because Müller-Ötvös assures that the company’s plans may change in the future, if the number of pre-orders continues to increase. There are still a few months before the assembly line begins its first cycle.
Rolls-Royce, which today belongs to BMW and also has accessories bird, assembles its cars in the UK. The Goodwood factory employs over one thousand seven hundred people there, capable, according to the latest standards presented, of completing about twenty models a day.