Rolls-Royce Ghost (EWB): luxury liner with a long wheelbase

Rolls-Royce Ghost (EWB): luxury liner with a long wheelbase

The British luxury brand Rolls-Royce will launch the second generation Ghost in 2021. Now the British are showing the long version of the EWB.

Already new Rolls Royce Spirit has grown in height by 8.9 centimeters to 5.55 meters. Now the British submit Spirit and extra long wheelbase (extended wheelbase, EWB for short) as a 2021 model.

The wheelbase, which has been extended by 17 cm, means more space in the interior, which in the case of the Ghost EWB only benefits the rear passengers. To keep the lines, only the rear doors and the body around the rear door openings were widened. The first customer deliveries will take place in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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17 centimeters more wheelbase provides more space in the Ghost.

Luxurious interior and many assistants

Rear passengers can not only look forward to more space, but also to a completely revised interior. Here the brand has well-known customization plans already. There’s also driver assistance and infotainment systems familiar from the Phantom and Cullinan, such as an all-round camera system, night vision mode, cruise control and collision warning, lane assist, WiFi hotspot and head-up display. In addition, the Comfort seat can be specified for the first time on the Ghost EWB. To ensure that the champagne is always at the right temperature, the refrigerator offers two cooling modes that cool down to six or eleven degrees.

In indoor air purification promises Rolls Royce a new micro-cleaning system that automatically detects air pollution and then automatically switches to recirculation mode. Nanofleece filters are said to clean the air of high-quality particles in two minutes.

Rolls Royce Ghost LWB

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100 kg of soundproofing material ensures silence.

571 hp and 850 Nm

It is powered by a 6.75-liter twin-turbo V12 that delivers 571 hp and 850 Nm of torque. The 12-wheel drive is mated to an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. Its maximum speed is 250 kilometers per hour. It is built on an aluminum aerospace platform with a 48 volt system that it shares with the Phantom and Cullinan. At the same time, the new platform ensures very low weight. The current version of the Ghost weighs around 2,530 kg.

Like the short-wheelbase Spirit, the EWB can be offered with all-wheel steering as an option. New Rolls Royce Spirit It is 5.72 meters long, 2.15 meters wide and 1.57 meters tall. Its wheel is 3.47 meters. The British say fuel consumption is 15.3 liters per 100 kilometers.

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After the Ghost, Rolls-Royce also released its 17 cm long brother, the Ghost EWB. The first customer deliveries will take place from the fourth quarter of 2021.