Rolls Royce Ghost | price| review | GQ India

21 Apr 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Rolls Royce Ghost | price| review | GQ India

Rolls Royce Ghost

The land yacht from the name in the business.

You expect a lot of from a Rolls-Royce a shocking price, that Parthenon of a seven overzealous Rolls-Royce making sure you’re not the car and a silence so deafening you don’t hear the ticking of the clock. you don’t expect is for it to lay two thick marks in a cloud of tyre at the scene of a full-bore, all-systems-off run.

Which is exactly what the did as it squatted, screeched and catapulted its way to a kph time of 5.3 secs, the fastest I’ve clocked while a car in India. That’s just

You forgive a Rolls for being decadent even if it involves a of cows and an Amazonian rainforest sacrificed for its interior, which is an masterpiece. Its ride, too, is as After all, what is a if it doesn’t surf a tidal of seamless and effortless torque? And you the Ghost to be more nimble, and a bit wieldy, than the Phantom after all, is the “sporty” never mind the inherent in that.

But what do you make of one that like its hair is on fire? been fortunate enough to a few Rolls- Royces in my time, I had no of scaring myself to … pottering along in Mumbai. or of another paean to luxury. My agenda was to scare the minders as I slapped on my testing instruments to just how hard this rocked.

It didn’t disappoint: 18.6 to 200 kph is faster than what sports cars score in Sure, on paper they be quicker, but our roads are so bumpy stiffly sprung sports invariably hop, skip and up wastefully over small

The Ghost charges forth its soft suspension breathing the ruts, the gigantic tyres staying in contact and laying fat of rubber, and the twin-turbocharged 6.6-litre V12 whips out enough horses to Mongol hordes plundering the North. The 563 horsepower and 780 Nm of torque (on tap from idle) churned out are insane. There’s even a audible woof from long, long engine bay an to avert your gaze for a and notice the power reserve still showing 40 per cent in (tachometers are for the riff-raff ).

Which, when all’s and done, isn’t the way a gentleman his Rolls. In fact, Indian don’t ever drive Rolls. And so, after having the rear tyres, I retired to the chambers in the back, sinking those luxurious sofas.

I nearly triggered seven when I pulled out a cigar. So I simply shut my eyes and in the car, which smelt like money and, as made that call to to put the kettle on.

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