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Jon Olsson, a Swedish professional skier, has owned a couple of quite impressive cars including an 800 horsepower Lamborghini Huracan, a 950 hp Audi RS6 Avant, a Rebellion R2K, and Murcielago SuperVeloce Winter Edition. Not just impressive, but powerful ones indeed. This time, Olsson adds his dream car to this lineup - a Rolls-Royce Wraith.
Olsson purchased the Wraith, which he named “George” six months ago. It was then shipped all the way to The Netherlands where Absolute Motors took over to tweak the machine. Initially, the Rolls-Royce coupe was supposed to be given a “crazy off road look” with a set of “cool winter wheels” to match the owner’s needs and personality. However, he ended up going for a simpler customization due to the lack of time, which included a lowered suspension, extra LED lights all over, and a camo body just like his previous cars.
Apart from the customizations mentioned above, it comes with massive wheels perfect for tough winter days - a set of 24 inch Forgiato wheels. To make it more of a utilitarian vehicle, a bespoke roof rack has been added so Olsson can easily transport a carbon fiber jet-powered surfboard, weighing only at just 18 kilograms (40 pounds). A luggage set that matches his collection even came with the customized Wraith. All the windows had been given a dark black tint as well.Read the entire article Have you ever seen a Rolls-Royce Wraith do burnouts?
Swedish professional skier Jon Olsson has always been known for his love of thrill as well as for his penchant for high-powered exotic rides. His latest ride? A modified powered-up Rolls-Royce Wraith with a jet surfboard.
Olsson’s rides, aside from boasting of mouth-watering power outputs, have always sported unique liveries distinct to his personal tastes. From his 800-hp Lamborghini Huracan and 950-hp Audi RS6 Avant to his Rebellion R2K and Murcielago SuperVeloce Winter Edition, Olsson’s has never failed to impress not only his fans, but also other people in the world and that includes us.
Now, Olsson is making waves with “George” – the moniker he has given to his new Rolls-Royce Wraith. According to Olsson, it has always been his life dream to own a real Rolls-Royce. So, six months ago, he shopped for a new Rolls-Royce and thought the Wraith would be suitable for personality. But as far as we know Olsson, he loves to customize. What he does is not just your typical customization, but he always tries to build something different. This can be seen on his other rides, none of which look like a typical model.Read the entire article Skier Jon Olsson’s new ride is this unique 810 hp Rolls-Royce Wraith
In 2004, the British marque Rolls-Royce officially entered South Korea with the opening of their showroom located in Seoul before opening their second showroom last September in Busan. Now RR will have not only one, but two premium cars as a way of expressing thanks to the largest cities in the Asian country, Seoul and Busan, and to celebrate more than 10 years of congenial collaboration.
Giles Taylor, Rolls-Royce design director, said that this bespoke pair that they have created offer personal spaces that represent the vibrant cities that they occupy, showing the possibilities that the world's most famous luxury house can provide.
He added that like an elegant suit, some of the most appealing Bespoke touches found in a Rolls-Royce are invisible to anyone but its owner. Or they may uncover themselves only by chance to the audience, like the colourful lining of a jacket exposed by a gust of wind as these vehicles momentarily come to a halt in the city.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce pays homage to South Korea with bespoke Ghost and Wraith special editions
It has long been known that when the rules start to stifle creativity, there will always be individuals that will have the vision to move everything forward. In Great Britain, this has resulted to the invention of two particular institutions.
This is the sport called rugby and the one-of-a-kind Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. In honor of the wonderful history of this game, the company’s Bespoke Design Studio located in Goodwood, England, has come out with the ‘Wraith – History of Rugby’ for the Rolls-Royce.
The ‘Wraith’ is the company’s way of celebrating England’s great love for the game. This expression of individuality served as the inspiration that resulted to the Rolls-Royce and rugby. Rolls-Royce has long been known to show the individual preference and lifestyle of the customers, especially those in the new generation.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce shows love of sport with ‘Wraith – History of Rugby’ bespoke edition
Rolls-Royce Wraith might not be your first choice when you decide to upgrade a vehicle, but Novitec’s Spofec could change the way you think. The company has just unveiled its tuning programme for the elegant British coupe and we might admit that we fell in love again!
According to the official press release, the tuning kit developed for the Rolls-Royce Wraith is made out of carbon fiber and includes a new front bumper and two front flaps upgrading the front grille. Moreover, the new side sills give the vehicle a lower and longer visual stance, while the air extractors located behind the front wheel arches complete the look.
At the rear, there is a new bumper and a new subtle spoiler made of clear-coated carbon fibers. The design is completed by the 22-inch Spofec SP1 wheels, which are tailor-made for the Wraith. Behind the wheels, there is a new Spofec carbon-ceramic high-performance braking system with vented discs which measure 405 x 30 and 395 x 38 mm.Read the entire article Spofec does the 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce officially announced today that its brand new Wraith Coupe is now available to all the owners of Forza Motorsport 5 as a free download. The British coupe arrives on the Xbox One with a Bespoke Starlight Headliner that consists of over 1,340 fiber optic lamps.
For those who don’t know, the Rolls-Royce Wraith carries a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that develops 624 bhp, bolted to an 8-speed Satellite Aided Transmission, the latest technology that links the gearbox to GPS data in order to ensure the vehicle will always be in the correct gear.
The Rolls-Royce Wraith is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.6 seconds (60 mph in 4.4 seconds).Read the entire article Rolls-Royce Wraith now available in Forza Motorsport 5 as a free download
Mansory didn’t prepare only the Vivere Veyron for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show as the tuning company also unveiled a custom Rolls-Royce Wraith. Featuring a two-tone paint job in chrome and petrol blue, the Rolls-Royce Wraith also received a new body kit consisting of a new front apron with separately integrated LED and daytime running lights, as well as a rear and roof spoiler that underline the changes under the bonnet.
For those who don’t know, the standard Rolls-Royce Wraith is powered by a 6.6-liter V12 engine that delivers 632 hp (465 kW) and 800 Nm of torque.
Thanks to refined engine characteristics and an exhaust system tuned right to the tailpipe, the V12 engine now delivers 740 hp (544 kW) and 1,000 Nm of torque. The two-tone vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 300 km/h or 186 mph.Read the entire article 2014 Geneva: Mansory unveils its 740 hp Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce's newest supercar model, Wraith, is out to conquer the famous Goodwood Hillclimb during the Supercar Run of this year's Festival of Speed. Wraith is considered as the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history, thanks to its mighty engine that provides up to 624 bhp/465kW of output and 800 Nm of torque from 1,500 rpm, allowing the supercar to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.
The Wraith will be competing on a familiar ground, as the Home of Rolls-Royce is just within sight of Goodwood House. Aside from Wraith, a number of Rolls-Royce features will also be present at the 2013 Festival of speed.
For instance, the carmaker's ‘Works Team’ that took part in the 1800-mile Centenary Alpine Trial two weeks ago will be there. The first running of this grueling event in 1913 led commentators to declare that Rolls-Royce built the ‘Best Car in the World.’Read the entire article Rolls-Royce Wraith to enter Supercar Run at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is hoping to boost its sales in Russia with its sporty Wraith model. The ultra-luxury carmaker sells an average of 100 cars annually in Russia and is aiming to posting another sales gain after doubling it in 2009 with the launch of the Ghost, Rolls-Royce chief executive Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes told Bloomberg in an interview in St. Petersburg.
The ultra-luxury carmaker recently opened a dealership in St. Petersburg -- Rolls-Royce Motor Cars St. Petersburg – to add to its two existing retail centers in Moscow. Mueller-Oetvoes remarked that demand for Rolls-Royce‘s ultra-luxury vehicles should offset outweigh a bid by Russian lawmakers to increase taxes for cars costing over RUR5 million ($154,700).
The starting price of a Rolls-Royce in Russia is at around RUR13.9 million. On May 21, 2013, Russian lawmakers initially approved a tax increase for luxury cars in the first of three readings. Approval of the measure could mean almost a two-fold increase in luxury car taxes after Jan. 1, 2013.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce is banking on Wraith to boost sales in Russia
Wraith, which is Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ latest model and regarded as its most powerful and dynamic model ever, has recently made its debut in the UK. It will be seen for one week at the window display of luxury department store Harrods in Knightsbridge, London. Present at the launch last March in Geneva was Torsten Müller-Ötvös, the CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
He said that Wraith offers the sense of adventure and speed that motivated its founding forefather. Like other Rolls-Royce, the Wraith provides luxury, refinement and quality. It is for this reason that Rolls-Royce chose Harrods, also a foremost older of these traits, for the UK debut of the Wraith.
According to Harrods Media Sales Director, Guy Cheston, Harrods is ‘delighted’ to host the most eagerly awaited car to be released in 2013. He added that the Rolls-Royce Wraith, with its outstanding luxury, style and innovation, is sure to attract its global clientele.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce Wraith makes its UK debut in Harrods window
Rolls-Royce has just confirmed that it will offer a convertible version of the Wraith but still, do not expect it very soon as the new drophead coupe version could take some time. According to CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos, who talked with AutoExpress, the Wraith convertible will arrive in the next couple of years. Despite the rumors, Rolls-Royce is not considering making an SUV.
For those who don’t know, Bentley will offer an SUV based on the EXP 9F Concept, but it appears that Rolls-Royce will focus on the convertible version of the Wraith and the replacement for the Phantom.
The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom could also offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain as CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos said that “plug-in is definitely the direction to go in”. Apparently Rolls-Royce wants to make this move because theirs cars must have the ability to pass legal requirements that could force people to drive their cars only in EV mode in city centres.Read the entire article Convertible version of the Rolls-Royce Wraith officially confirmed
A GPS-based system on the upcoming Rolls-Royce Wraith can help in shifting its ZF eight-speed automatic transmission based on satellite data that can detect changes in road conditions. This fastback is expected to make its debut in the last quarter of 2013. This system can distinguish the altitude, grade and road curves for a number of miles in front. CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes said that the gearshift patterns are controlled to make sure that the car is in the right gear and maintains power.
In addition, data from the navigation system can be used to optimize the gear changes by forecasting the next move of the driver. Mueller-Oetvoes said that for instance, the car realizes that the car will have to shift down because it will exit the autobahn in 100 meters.
A Rolls-Royce engineer who was working for BMW's Formula One team had developed the satellite-aided shifting technology. Mueller-Oetvoes said that Rolls-Royce is the first to get the system but it may appear in future BMW vehicles.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce Wraith using a GPS-based system to change gears
After we revealed you several pictures, the Rolls-Royce Wraith became official today at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the most powerful Rolls-Royce in history and it is powered by a V12 engine with 624 bhp / 465kW and 800 Nm of torque, mated to an 8-speed automatic ZF transmission.
2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith is capable to hit 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds (60 mph in 4.4 seconds). For those who don’t know, the standard Ghost has 563 bhp / 420kW and a 0-60 sprint in 4.7 seconds.
Regarding the design, the Wraith is the ultimate gentlemen’s gran turismo and features a sweeping fastback design gives the car its unique character. Coach doors open to reveal a sumptuous interior complete with softest Phantom-grade leathers and expanses of wood called Canadel Panelling.Read the entire article Geneva Motor Show: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith is the perfect GT for a gentleman
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has released the third official image of its new model Wraith. Wraith, which will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5, 2013, features a luxurious, contemporary interior that complements the dynamic looks of its exterior styling. Wraith combines luxury and hand-craftsmanship, as evidenced by the softest ‘Phantom-grade’ leathers and expanses of open pore wood named Canadel Panelling.
The vehicle’s contemporary finish showcases an interior space almost similar to that of an ultra-luxury yacht. The horseshoe sweep of Wraith’s cabin mirrors the cove at Le Canadel in Southern France where Sir Henry Royce and his design team spent their winters.
Rolls-Royce made sure that every possible interior detail is regarded and beautifully executed. For instance, the clock has Blood Orange needle tips that point to the car’s dynamic potential, while paying tribute to Rolls-Royce aviation heritage.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce reveals third official image of Wraith
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars released today the first photo with its new model Wraith. For those who don’t know, the new coupe will be launched in March at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and according to the official press release, it will show a graceful silhouette that gives expression to a bold and thoroughly contemporary luxury motor car.
The car will feature flowing lines and promises to be the most powerful Rolls-Royce in history. Still, it will offer design cues that can be traced through the model generations. “Rolls-Royce Wraith will draw superlatives when it is unveiled in Geneva,” explained Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, to representatives of the 100-strong global dealer network.
“Expect the boldest design, the most dramatic performance and the most powerful Rolls-Royce that has ever played host to the famous Spirit of Ecstasy figurine.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce releases first official photo of the new Wraith
The Rolls-Royce Wraith will be launched on March 5, 2013 at the Geneva Motor Show, according to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013. This was confirmed by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös at the World Dealer Conference in London.
He told representatives of the 100-strong global dealer network that when the Rolls-Royce Wraith is presented for the first time in Geneva, it will “draw superlatives.”
He also said that this new model will feature the “boldest design, the most dramatic performance” as well as being the most powerful Rolls-Royce that has ever been the host of the legendary Spirit of Ecstasy figurine.Read the entire article Rolls-Royce Wraith announced for the 2013 Geneva Motor Show
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