Rolls-Royce Ghost launched in UAE
Abu Dhabi, November 29, 2009
Abu Dhabi Motors, the authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched the new Rolls-Royce Ghost.
“Ghost embodies 21st-century Rolls-Royce: more than 100 years of engineering and design excellence expressed in a modern and uncompromised style,” Tom Purves, CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Arno Husselmann, general manager of Abu Dhabi Motors, said: “This modern classic has already attracted great interest universally and will ensure the continued success of Rolls-Royce in the UAE. As the number one Rolls-Royce dealership in the world in 2008, Abu Dhabi Motors has a proven record of continually delivering excellence - from our luxury and premium brands, to the unmatched quality of service we provide our uncompromising clientele.”
Ghost is powered by a brand new, 6.6 litre twin-turbo V12 engine, unique to the model. Featuring direct injection, it produces 563bhp – enough to propel it from 0-60 mph in just 4.7 seconds and on to an electronically governed top speed of 155mph.
With 780 Nm of torque available at just 1,500rpm, the delivery of power is immediate yet extremely smooth.
The double-wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension of the Ghost work with an intelligent, four-cornered, air-suspension system and electronic variable damping.
The new air suspension system in Ghost is so sensitive that it can detect even the smallest of changes, said a statement. For example, it will sense the movement of a single rear passenger from one side of the seat to the other and compensate accordingly.
Contemporary touches include Xenon headlights, self-righting wheel centres and an air grille more reminiscent of a jet intake than the classic parthenon style, while the latest in-car technology falls easily to hand while forming part of the flawlessly luxurious background.
Inside Ghost, the interior design team has come up with a contemporary ambience while staying true to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ traditions of fine materials and unrivalled comfort.
There are frosted lamps and chrome door handles, traditional violin key switches and eyeball air vents, frosted white dials and refined instrumentation. Deep-pile carpets can be complemented by optional lambswool floor mats for a truly luxurious feel.
A contrasting silver satin finish (introduced on 200EX) is an option for the bonnet, grille and windscreen surround. – TradeArabia News Service
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