The Fastest Rolls Royce Ever: The Wraith

The Rolls Royce Wraith has officially emerged, and while it is the fastest Rolls ever, make no mistake—it is no sports car. Tipping the scales at a mammoth 5,000 pounds, the Wraith is no waif, but it packs enough power to earn the title as the fastest Rolls Royce ever thanks to a potent V12. After much teasing, the marquee officially unveiled the Wraith at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

Rolls Royce Wraith

The fastest production Rolls Royce ever: the 2013 Wraith pays homage to the brand’s GTs of the past

The Rolls Royce Wraith features a 2-door layout, which is a bit of a departure from the traditionally chauffeur-style luxury cars. Under the hood lurks a V12 engine kicking out 624 horses. It has an 8-speed transmission and a specialized GPS that can select the proper gears based on approaching road conditions. The 0-60 jump time for this model is an impressive 4.6 seconds, which is unheard of for such a heavy vehicle. High-performance beasts like Ferrari and Lamborghini nail the jump to 60 in the 3 second and under bracket, so this Rolls is certainly not a sports car, but it is cool to see a grand tourer with this much muscle.

Rolls Royce Wraith

The performance of this giant is impressive, as is the decadent interior. The cabin drew inspiration from luxury yachts and can leave passengers starry-eyed with the Starlight headliner, which features thousands of fiber optic lamps hand-sewn into the interior roof liner.

Rolls Royce Wraith

Overall, the new Rolls Royce Wraith pretty much resembles the Ghost with a new recessed grille and revamped interior

Rolls Royce Wraith

The Rolls Royce Wraith can downshift for approaching hills and curves, improving fuel economy along with performance specs.

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