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2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost

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2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost Review

Kurt Niebuhr

  • Luxury only a Rolls-Royce can offer
  • Supple ride at all speeds
  • Ample thrust from 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V12
  • Infinitely customizable
  • Interior doesn't offer quite the space you'd expect of a large car
  • Prohibitively expensive

What's new

  • The Ghost is unchanged for 2023
  • Part of the second Ghost generation introduced for 2021

The 2023 Ghost serves as the entry point into the Rolls-Royce brand. Smaller in size and more contemporary in design than the legendary Phantom, the Ghost is aimed at a younger, though still fabulously wealthy, clientele. The Ghost offers insane levels of craftsmanship and customization possibilities befitting a Rolls-Royce. It can also be had in a more sporting model, the Black Badge version, and is offered with an extended-wheelbase version for increased rear passenger legroom.

Cost to Drive Cost to drive estimates for the 2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost 4dr Sedan AWD (6.7L 12cyl Turbo 8A) and comparison vehicles are based on 15,000 miles per year (with a mix of 55% city and 45% highway driving) and energy estimates of $3.85 per gallon for premium unleaded in North Dakota.

Edmunds' spotlight: luxury and power.

Any fear of the Ghost being anything other than a full-blooded Rolls-Royce should be laid to rest. The 2023 Ghost can be customized to your heart's content (or your bank account's balance) with all manner of paint combinations, an endless array of leather upholstery options, and features including a stainless steel hood, plush wool carpets, wood trim and even monogrammed headrests. The Ghost doesn't skimp on power either. Under the hood is the same 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine as you find in the larger Phantom and Cullinan SUV. That means the Ghost has the same 563 horsepower (592 hp for the Black Badge model) but with less weight to slow it down.

Competitors to consider

The only other vehicle not made by Rolls-Royce that comes close to offering the traditional luxury and extent of personalization as the Ghost is the Bentley Flying Spur. If a more modern interpretation of luxury is what you're after, the BMW 760i and Mercedes-Maybach S-Class are both brimming with technology and offer a slightly more low-key approach to ostentatious luxury.

Which Ghost does Edmunds recommend?

To make the most of the Ghost's smaller size (relative to other Rolls-Royce vehicles) and more dynamic styling, we'd commission ours in the Black Badge specification. That gets you additional power from the twin-turbo V12 as well as carbon composite wheels, blacked-out exterior trim, a sport-tuned suspension and a slightly louder exhaust.

Rolls-Royce Ghost models

Almost every aspect of the Ghost can be built to suit, so customization options are essentially limitless. Standard features include:

Ghost Includes all the trappings you find on most high-end luxury vehicles, including:

  • Rear-wheel steering
  • Adaptive air suspension
  • 21-inch wheels
  • Laser headlights
  • Electronically retracting hood ornament
  • Power-closing doors
  • Parking sensors (alert you to obstacles that may not be visible in front of or behind the vehicle when parking)
  • Full leather upholstery
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated and ventilated front seats with massage
  • Laminated glass for extra sound and heat insulation
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automated parking system (steers into a parking spot with little or no driver intervention)
  • Lane departure warning (alerts you if the vehicle begins to drift out of its lane)
  • Blind-spot warning (alerts you if a vehicle in the next lane over is in your blind spot)
  • Head-up display (displays important information in your sight line on the windshield)

Extended Wheelbase Includes all the standard features of the Ghost but features a longer wheelbase that adds nearly 7 inches of rear legroom.

Black Badge Boosts engine output, sharpens the handling, and changes the look of the standard Ghost with:

  • 21-inch carbon composite wheels
  • Blacked-out exterior trim
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Black-painted brake calipers
  • Special carbon-fiber interior trim

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Rolls-Royce Ghost vs. Bentley Flying Spur

Between the Rolls-Royce and the Bentley, the Flying Spur is for discerning luxury car owners who would rather drive themselves. Not that the Bentley isn't absolutely dripping in leather and decorated with hand-cut wood veneers, but the Flying Spur offers a more sporty ride and communicative steering than the Rolls. Both look perfect at home outside of a palace.

Rolls-Royce Ghost vs. Mercedes-Benz Maybach

It's not that the Maybach isn't insanely comfortable and beautifully built, but it lacks a certain je nais se quois that the Ghost has in spades. With available two-tone paint, a silky smooth V12 engine and reclining rear seats, the Maybach certainly does check many of the same boxes as the Ghost. The Maybach also offers a better technology interface but it lacks the Ghost's wild levels of customization.

Rolls-Royce Ghost vs. BMW 7 Series

The 7 Series costs about a third as much as the Ghost, but that doesn't mean it's not an extremely comfortable place to spend time. While it lacks the over-the-top luxury that comes standard in the Ghost, the 7 Series is very luxurious in its own right. Filled with modern design cues inside and out, the BMW also offers ventilated and massaging rear seats should you prefer not to do any driving. Sadly, BMW doesn't offer a V12 engine to match the Rolls but the money you save might serve as some consolation.

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The least-expensive 2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost is the 2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost 4dr Sedan AWD (6.7L 12cyl Turbo 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $340,500.

Other versions include:

  • 4dr Sedan AWD (6.7L 12cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $340,500
  • EWB 4dr Sedan AWD (6.7L 12cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $388,000
  • Black Badge 4dr Sedan AWD (6.7L 12cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $393,500

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2024 Rolls-Royce Phantom

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  • Lows So nice to ride in you might prefer it over your jet, finding a good chauffer is so hard these days.
  • Verdict The Phantom makes the ultimate luxury statement—and then has the temerity to live up to it.

No automobile shouts the presence of Old Money louder than the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Its massive size, stately proportions, and imperious upright grille—topped with the Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament—make a statement that passersby can't look away from as they wonder who might be sipping champagne in the sumptuously padded rear seat. The Phantom hues to Rolls tradition—for now—by still being powered by a nearly silent gasoline V-12 under its long hood. A pillowy soft ride floats you gracefully across life's harsh bumps. Plush leathers, handsome veneers, and beautifully hewn metal trim surround you in the capacious interior; coach rear doors power themselves open and closed regally at the touch of a button. There are endless customization possibilities, but no matter the color or interior trim, the Phantom delivers on its reputation for extravagantly luxurious motoring.

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What's new for 2024.

The Phantom receives no updates for the 2024 model year, just a slight increase in pricing. The Phantom's styling, powertrain and features otherwise remain and provides the same luxurious feeling sedan from the previous model year.

Pricing and Which One to Buy

The price of the 2024 Rolls-Royce Phantom is expected to start around $493,000 and go up to $660,000 depending on the trim and options.

Engine, Transmission, and Performance

Prodigious power is provided by a silken 563-hp twin-turbo V-12 paired with an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive. Acceleration is brisk, but Rolls-Royce's claimed 5.1-second zero-to-60-mph time isn't anything you'd appreciate your chauffeur trying to replicate. The Phantom is better suited to easing along lazily; delicate inputs to throttle and steering are what it likes best. To say that the ride is smooth would be an understatement—imagine being carried aloft on a fluffy cloud. The Phantom practically levitates over the road; it features a pothole-spotting camera that helps the suspension adapt to road imperfections in real time. It's a library-quiet, sensory-deprivation cocoon.

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Fuel Economy and Real-World MPG

A Phantom owner's conspicuous consumption is matched by the car's penchant for consuming fuel. The EPA's fuel-economy estimates run as low as 12-mpg city, although the Phantom's 20-mpg highway rating actually bests the smaller Rolls-Royce Ghost's by 2 mpg. If we ever are lucky enough to have a chance to put the Phantom through our 200-mile highway fuel-economy test, we'll update this story with test results. For more information about the Phantom's fuel economy, visit the EPA's website .

Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

Acres of wood, metal accents, and vast expanses of supple leather cover the cabin, which is no surprise for a car of this class. But there’s so much more: for instance, should you want to use your Phantom to support the arts, you can specify custom artwork in place of the standard instrument panel trim. Rolls-Royce offers both a standard- and long-wheelbase version of the Phantom, the latter stretched by 8.6 inches, much of which results as additional rear-seat legroom. Rear-hinged coach doors open to allow graceful and dramatic arrivals and departures. Rear-seat passengers can be treated to myriad luxuries such as deep-pile carpeted floor mats, power-adjustable seats with massage, a refrigerated console compartment for libations, remote controls for the infotainment system, and much, much more.

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Infotainment and Connectivity

Speaking of infotainment, the Phantom comes standard with a large infotainment display artfully hidden behind a glass panel that stretches the full width of the dashboard. It's controlled via a rotary knob on the center console. Lest you think that rear-seat passengers are left out of the technology loop, the Phantom also features touchscreens that motor down from each of the front seatbacks to provide access to the car's audio and navigation systems, as well as a live-TV tuner so passengers won't fall behind on their favorite shows or sports while on the way to their next engagement.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

The Phantom's dizzying array of optional tech includes night vision and a distinct laser-light system, but Rolls-Royce also offers more conventional driver-assistance features such as forward-collision and lane-departure warnings as standard. For more information about the Phantom's crash-test results, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ( IIHS ) websites. Key safety features include:

  • Standard forward collision warning
  • Standard land-departure warning
  • Available adaptive cruise control with night vision

Warranty and Maintenance Coverage

Like the Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV and the smaller Ghost sedan , the Phantom comes with Rolls-Royce's four-year/unlimited-mile warranty and maintenance package as standard.

  • Limited warranty covers 4 years or unlimited miles
  • Powertrain warranty covers 4 years or unlimited miles
  • Complimentary maintenance is covered for 4 years or unlimited miles


VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 4- or 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

ESTIMATED BASE PRICES: Phantom, $450,000; Phantom EWB, $500,000

ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 412 cu in, 6749 cc Power: 563 hp @ 5000 rpm Torque: 664 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic

DIMENSIONS: Wheelbase: 139.8-148.5 in Length: 227.2-235.8 in Width: 79.4 in Height: 64.8-65.2 in Trunk volume: 19 cu ft Curb weight ( C/D est): 5650-5750 lb

PERFORMANCE ( C/D EST): Zero to 60 mph: 4.5-4.6 sec Zero to 100 mph: 9.5-9.6 sec Standing ¼-mile: 12.8-12.9 sec Top speed: 155 mph

EPA FUEL ECONOMY: Combined/city/highway: 14/12/19 mpg

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Fuel economy, dimensions and measurement, exterior dimensions, interior space, cargo space, wheels and suspension, colors and materials, standard exterior colors.

  • Arctic White
  • Black Diamond
  • Bohemian Red
  • Dark Emerald
  • Darkest Tungsten
  • English White
  • Iguazu Blue
  • Jubilee Silver
  • Midnight Sapphire
  • Salamanca Blue
  • Tempest Grey
  • White Sands
  • Belladonna Purple
  • Imperial Jade
  • Tempest Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Kirsch
  • Dark Indigo
  • Infinity Black
  • Lyrical Copper
  • Sapphire Black
  • Tucana Purple
  • Twilight Purple
  • Wittering Blue
  • Arizona Sun
  • Autumn Mystery Black
  • Berwick Bronze
  • Black Ember
  • Black Green
  • Blue Velvet
  • Brooklands Green
  • Burnout Grey
  • Duck Egg Blue
  • Galileo Blue
  • Madeira Red
  • Midnight Blue
  • Purple Silk
  • Sapphire Gunmetal
  • Silver Sand
  • Sterling Grey
  • Velvet Orchid
  • Crystal over Arctic White
  • Crystal over Black
  • Crystal over Fame Green
  • Crystal over Magma Red
  • Crystal over Midnight Sapphire
  • Crystal over Orange Metallic
  • Crystal over Salamanca Blue
  • Crystal over Selby Grey
  • Crystal over Twilight Purple
  • Adriatic Blue
  • Burnout Gray
  • Moonstone Pearl
  • Rose Quartz
  • Silver Haze
  • Sterling Gray
  • Crystal over Selby Gray
  • Special Order 2-Tone, -inc: Commissioned Collection, 2-tone feature line
  • Upper 2-Tone Paint, -inc: 2-tone feature line

Standard Interior Materials

  • Arctic White, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Ardent Red, Leather Seat Trim
  • Armagnac, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Cashmere Grey, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Charles Blue, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Cobalto Blue, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Forge Yellow, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Grace White, Leather Seat Trim
  • Havana, Leather Seat Trim
  • Iceland Moss, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Mandarin, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Moccasin, Leather Seat Trim
  • Navy Blue, Leather Seat Trim
  • Peony Pink, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Phoenix Red, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Scivaro Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Seashell, Leather Seat Trim
  • Tailored Purple, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Tan, Leather Seat Trim
  • Turchese, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Armagnac, Leather Seat Trim
  • Cashmere Gray, CC Leather Seat Trim
  • Driftwood Gray, Leather Seat Trim
  • Scivaro Gray, Leather Seat Trim
  • Smoke Gray, Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Anthracite, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Blue Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Blushing Pink, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Bright Yellow, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Cacao, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Casden Tan, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Consort Red, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Cornsilk, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Cream Light, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Dark Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Dark Spice, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Driftwood Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Fawn Brown, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Fleet Blue, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Forest Fall, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Jasmine, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Lemon Yellow, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Light Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Lime Green, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Magnolia, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Mugello Red, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Muscari Blue, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Oatmeal, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Pine Green, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Purple Silk, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Roseleaf, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddlery Tan, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Selby Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Signal Red, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Smoke Grey, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Blue Gray, Special Order Leather Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Special Order Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

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Rolls-royce ghost: a symbol of endless pure expression, 14.12.2023 press kit, this press kit provides an overview of the current ghost model family, its design philosophy and position within the rolls-royce product portfolio. the original launch release for ghost is available on pressclub, where you can also find information about previous generations, variants and models, including ghost extended and black badge ghost., press contact..

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This Press Kit provides an overview of the current Ghost model family, its design philosophy and position within the Rolls-Royce product portfolio. The original launch release for Ghost is available on PressClub, where you can also find information about previous generations, variants and models, including Ghost Extended and Black Badge Ghost . BACKGROUND Rolls-Royce Motor Cars launched the first Ghost in 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. More compact than the marque’s pinnacle product, Phantom, it was created for a new group of clients who desired a more modest, minimalist expression of Rolls-Royce perfection in design, engineering and craftsmanship. The Ghost Extended variant followed in 2011. An updated Series II Ghost was unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, with the first Black Badge Ghost making its debut two years later. Over the course of its 10-year lifecycle, the first-generation Ghost became the most successful product in the company’s history, enabling Rolls-Royce to scale up production, invest in its capabilities and establish itself as a truly global luxury brand. Production ended in 2019, an event commemorated in the Ghost Zenith Collection. The present Ghost, built on the same Architecture of Luxury spaceframe as Phantom, Cullinan and Spectre, was launched in 2020: the line-up also includes Ghost Extended and Black Badge Ghost, launched in 2021. GHOST PHILOSOPHY AND POSITIONING Ghost is a study in reduction, minimalism and simplicity. Its purity provides the ideal blank canvas for Bespoke commissions, with clients able to exercise their ambitious creativity and express their personal tastes almost entirely free of technical and aesthetic constraints. That purity presents possibility. It creates potential as boundless as the owner’s imagination, emboldening them to bring colour, energy and vibrancy to their commission and to allow beautiful materials, expert craftsmanship and exquisite details speak for themselves, subtle and unadorned. A NEW APPROACH TO LUXURY Ghost’s design reflects a marked shift in clients’ attitudes to luxury that has occurred since its first incarnation. Today’s luxury consumers consciously reject extravagance and ostentation: their tastes are defined by reduction, simplicity and substance, and the intelligent, considered selection and unobtrusive application of exceptional materials and craftsmanship. Every element of Ghost therefore has relevance, purpose and integrity. This philosophy is the antithesis of ‘premium mediocrity’, a term coined by the fashion industry for otherwise unremarkable products that rely on contrivance, superficial details and meaningless aesthetic artifice to create an illusion of luxury. Ghost is also designed for a younger client cohort, often self-made and invariably self-confident and self-reliant, who tend to be self-drivers by default, and thus take a keen interest in their motor car’s driving experience and dynamics. THE CURRENT GHOST MODEL Ghost is perfect in its simplicity; but creating this purity of expression was one of the marque’s greatest-ever technical challenges. It incorporates state-of-the-art equipment and functions including:

  • LED and laser headlights with more than 600m of illuminated range, plus vision assist
  • Alertness assistant
  • Four-camera system with panoramic view, all-round visibility and helicopter view
  • Active cruise control
  • Collision, cross-traffic, lane departure and lane change warnings
  • Industry-leading 7x3 high-resolution head-up display (HUD)
  • On-board Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Self-park system
  • Bespoke navigation and entertainment systems.

ENGINEERING Proprietary Architecture of Luxury Ghost is built on the marque’s proprietary Architecture of Luxury spaceframe, as used in its flagship Phantom, Cullinan SUV and all-electric Spectre. The aluminium spaceframe’s flexibility and scalability creates an acoustically superior, highly rigid and dynamic platform, based around four fixed points, one at each corner of the motor car. The moveable aluminium bulkhead, floor, crossmembers and sill panels are positioned specifically to make Ghost as enjoyable to drive as it is to be driven in. Pushing two of the cast suspension mounting assemblies to the very front and placing the 6.75-litre V12 behind the front axle, gives an optimum 50/50 weight distribution. Ghost has all-wheel drive, all-wheel steering and a Planar Suspension System specifically designed to enhance the marque’s hallmark ‘magic carpet ride’. All-aluminium bodyshell Ghost’s metal superstructure is 100% aluminium, rendered as one clean, expansive piece, flowing seamlessly from the A-pillar, over the roof and down to the rear of the motor car. To eliminate shut lines and body seams, four craftspeople hand-weld the body together simultaneously; Ghost is also fitted with 100% aluminium, laser-welded doors. As well as reducing the motor car’s overall weight, aluminium offers a remarkable 40,000Nm/deg stiffness, and a lower acoustic impedance than steel, improving cabin ambience. 6.75-Litre Twin-Turbocharged V12 Ghost’s bespoke V12 engine ensures dynamic performance, delivering 563bhp/420kW and 850Nm/627lb ft of torque, with maximum torque available from 1600rpm – just 600rpm above tick-over. The air intake system incorporates large ports designed to reduce engine noise in the interior. Planar Suspension System The Planar Suspension System is the result of 10 collective years of testing and development, creating a sense of ‘flight on land’ never achieved in a motor car before. Created through physical engineering developments, and sophisticated scanning and software technology, it incorporates a world-first Upper Wishbone Damper unit, reserved exclusively for Rolls-Royce and never previously applied in a production motor car. Located above the front suspension assembly, this assists the continuously variable, electronically controlled shock absorbers and self-levelling high-volume air strut assemblies, creating a stable, effortless ride. The marque’s Flagbearer system uses cameras to read the road ahead and adjust the suspension proactively rather than reactively at up to 100km/h. This allows Ghost to anticipate and react to the most demanding road surfaces. It operates in concert with the Satellite Aided Transmission system, which draws GPS data to pre-select the optimum gear for upcoming corners, all managed by the planar software system. The five-link rear axle benefits from self-levelling high-volume air suspension technology and rear-wheel steering. Effortless Doors Rolls-Royce clients have enjoyed self-closing doors since the first Goodwood Phantom. In Ghost, clients open the rear door with one pull of the interior handle, then allow it to return to its resting position while they check for potential hazards. They then pull and hold it for full power assistance on opening. Once the door is opened sufficiently, they simply release the handle, which engages a door brake. The door can be closed completely automatically at the push of a button on the exterior handle. If clients prefer to close the door manually, the operation is power assisted. On-board longitudinal and transverse sensors, as well as G-force sensors fitted to each door, allow the same speed of operation regardless of hill or driveway angles. Micro-Environment Purification System (MEPS) Ghost benefits from a Micro-Environment Purification System (MEPS), incorporating a full suite of hardware and software. They include highly sensitive Impurity Detection Sensors that automatically switch fresh air intakes to Recirculation Mode if unacceptable levels of airborne contaminants are present. This channels all cabin air through a nanofleece filter, which is capable of removing nearly all ultra-fine particles from the Rolls-Royce’s micro-environment in less than two minutes. ACOUSTICS Ghost applies the marque’s Formula for Serenity, designed to produce a calm, serene and near-noiseless interior environment. The first element of this formula is the Architecture of Luxury. Its aluminium construction has a higher acoustic impedance than steel, and comprises complex forms, rather than flat, resonant surfaces. The bulkhead and floor sections are double-skinned and filled with composite damping felts to reduce road noise intrusion. In total, Ghost incorporates 100kg of acoustic material in the doors, roof, between the double-glazed windows, inside the tyres and throughout the underpinning architecture. During development, every component was interrogated and, where necessary, re-engineered to eliminate unacceptable noise. For example, the inside of the air conditioning ducting is polished to reduce wind noise; the diameter of the prop shaft was adjusted and its rigidity increased to improve acoustics. The development process also revealed that a completely silent interior is actually rather disorienting for occupants. Ghost therefore exhibits a ‘whisper’ – a soft undertone experienced as a single, subtle note. This is achieved by tuning each component so it shares a common resonant frequency. Again, this requires specific engineering solutions, such as damping units in the seat frames, and ports under the rear parcel shelf that allow low-frequency sounds produced in the 507-litre boot cavity at motorway speed to escape. EXTERIOR Ghost is defined by minimalism and purity, underpinned by great substance. Sharp bow lines intersect with an angular light signature, creating an assertive yet beautiful front end. Twenty LEDS set under the top of the radiator grille subtly illuminate the vanes: the backs of the vanes are brushed, making them less reflective and creating a restrained glow effect. The Spirit of Ecstasy is not surrounded by panel lines but rather stands within her own unbroken ‘lake’. The hand-welded aluminium body appears as one fluid whole, uninterrupted by shut lines, with a single straight stroke in the flanks emphasising the motor car’s length. The lower ‘waft line’ borrows from boat design and uses reflection to lighten the surfacing and create a pure sense of motion. The subtly arched roof line and rear end follow this sense of movement and resolve in a taper. The near-square rear light graphic, an established tenet of contemporary Rolls-Royce design, has a slight forward tilt and appears as an ‘island’ within the painted surface. In the deliberately neutral upper section, the windows are equally proportioned, balancing Ghost as both a driver-oriented and chauffeur-driven car. INTERIOR The interior aesthetic pursues the same minimalist principles as the exterior. Free of busy details and superficial adornment, it creates a relaxing refuge and maximises the impact of Bespoke colour personalisation. Producing an environment defined by reduction, simplicity and elegance is an extremely complex endeavour, since even the very finest materials will, when left unembellished, invite close scrutiny. The leather used in each of Ghost’s 338 individual panels, however small and unobtrusive, is subject to the automotive industry’s most exhaustive quality control checks: the stitching is minimal and forms long, perfectly straight lines, again inviting minute inspection.

Ghost features specially developed wood veneers in open-pore finish, which showcase the materials in their naked form. Obsidian Ayous is inspired by the rich mix of colours found in igneous rock, while Dark Amber introduces subtle glamour with fine aluminium particles integrated into the dark wood. The wood is left exposed as long, single-veneer leaves, punctuated only by cold-to-the-touch solid metal air vents. BESPOKE FEATURES Illuminated Fascia Ghost’s Illuminated Fascia subtly echoes the Starlight Headliner, which itself has become as much a part of Rolls-Royce iconography as the Spirit of Ecstasy, Pantheon Grille and ‘Double R’ monogram.

Developed over two years and more than 10,000 collective hours, the fascia includes an ethereal glowing Ghost nameplate surrounded by more than 850 ‘stars’. The illumination comes from 152 LEDs mounted above and beneath the fascia, each meticulously colour-matched to the clock and instrument dial lighting. The Ghost wordmark is lit by a 2mm thick light guide, featuring more than 90,000 laser-etched dots across the surface. This not only disperses the light evenly but creates a twinkling effect as the eye moves across the fascia. Located on the passenger side of the dashboard, the constellation and wordmark are completely invisible when the interior lights are not in operation. This is achieved using three layers of composite materials. The first, a piano-black substrate, is laser-etched to allow light to shine through the wordmark and star cluster. This is overlaid with a layer of dark-tinted lacquer, hiding the lettering when not in use. Finally, the fascia is sealed with a layer of subtly tinted lacquer before being hand polished to achieve a perfectly uniform, 0.5mm thick high-gloss finish, matching other high-gloss accents incorporated into the interior. Bespoke Audio As well as creating a serene internal environment, Rolls-Royce’s pursuit of acoustic perfection creates a magnificent sound stage for Ghost’s Bespoke Audio system, which is engineered into the motor car’s very fabric. A resonance chamber into the body’s sill section essentially transforms the motor car into a subwoofer: exciter speakers bonded to the Starlight Headliner turn the ceiling into a single large speaker. A powerful 1300W amplifier drives 18 individual loudspeakers: state-of-the-art optimisation technology and high-precision magnesium-ceramic compound cones provide outstanding frequency response. Two active microphones detect anomalous frequencies, then trigger the amplifiers to counteract them, ensuing a pure and perfectly balanced listening experience. PERFECTION, EVOLVED The only components in the current Ghost model to be carried over from its predecessor are the Spirit of Ecstasy mascot and the beloved umbrellas concealed in the doors: everything else was designed, crafted and engineered from the ground up. It distils the Rolls-Royce brand values into a beautiful, minimalist, yet highly complex product that is perfectly in harmony with clients’ evolving needs, and precisely in tune with the times.


Ghost: NEDCcorr (combined) CO2 emission: 343 g/km; Fuel consumption: 18.8 mpg / 15.0 l/100km. WLTP (combined) CO2 emission: 347-359 g/km; Fuel consumption: 17.9-18.6 mpg / 15.2-15.8 l/100km. Ghost Extended: NEDCcorr (combined) CO2 emission: 343 g/km; Fuel consumption: 18.8 mpg / 15.0 l/100km. WLTP (combined): CO2 emission: 348-359 g/km; Fuel consumption: 18-18.5 mpg / 15.3-15.7 l/100km. Black Badge Ghost: NEDCcorr (combined) CO2 emission: 359 g/km; Fuel consumption: 15.8 mpg / 18.0 l/100km. WLTP (combined) CO2 emission: 359 g/km; Fuel consumption: 17.9 mpg / 15.8 l/100km. Further information: https://bit.ly/3XtQW7q

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Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge

Sublime build quality, engineering integrity, phenomenal refinement, charismatic

Heavy, thirsty, it costs a quarter of a million quid

What is it?

Perhaps you’re struggling to identify this all-new Rolls-Royce Ghost from the outgoing car, but as ever, the team behind it has really sweated the details. Not that anyone at R-R does anything as unseemly as perspire, but you get our drift. Apparently the only carry-over components from the first Goodwood-era Ghost are the Spirit of Ecstasy that sits at the prow of that vast bonnet, an elegant emissary from a distant postcode, and the umbrella that nestles within the B-pillars in that faintly Q-from-James Bond gadgety manner. According to CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos, "everything else was designed, crafted and engineered from the ground up. The result is the most technologically advanced Rolls-Royce yet. It distils the pillars of our brand into a beautiful, minimalist, yet highly complex product that is perfectly in harmony with our Ghost clients’ needs and perfectly in tune with the times".

There is much to unpick here. More so even than the Phantom, this is the Rolls model that pushes the technology boundaries, introducing some cool new hardware in the search for the sweet spot that defines a car designed to be driven as much as it is to be driven in. (American and European owners tend to the former, Asian clients the latter.) Then there’s the way it looks, an evolved aesthetic that’s as restrained as any car with a grille modelled on the Parthenon could ever be. Rolls calls it ‘post-opulent’, ‘limited, intelligent, and unobtrusive’. We’d say anti-bling. More client-centric than most luxury good companies, Rolls’ ‘luxury intelligence unit’ (wot, no customer research?) has discovered that Ghost buyers don’t like dashboards festooned with a gazillion buttons, they think less is more (as long as what remains is seriously good), and they’re not snootily oblivious to a world in which a Swedish schoolgirl wields more influence than most politicians and a pandemic has ravaged the global economy. This isn’t quite luxury with a conscience, not with a 6.75-litre twin-turbo V12 (563bhp and 627 torques – all of which is available from just 1,600rpm) and much cosmically sumptuous leather inside to protect sensitive plutocratic behinds. But the attention to detail is mesmeric, the body’s familiar form newly reduced in terms of shutlines or anything even in the ballpark of being extraneous.

Rolls’ proprietary alumunium spaceframe underpins the Ghost, fully distancing the new car from the Munich mothership. It’s 30mm wider than the old car, a small but not insignificant amount that promotes a better stance; at 5546mm long and 2148mm wide it occupies a lot of road space (and weighs 2,490kg). Twenty LEDs hidden within the top of the grille offer subtle illumination, all the more so because the vanes have been sandblasted to reduce the ‘hall of mirrors’ effect (anti-bling, remember). Nautical allusions abound: the car’s proud snout is delineated by a bow line, the sills are helped by a ‘waft line’ which coerces reflections into doing the right thing, and the rear tapers in markedly leaving a surprising amount of rear tyre visible. (There’s also a hint of Rover 75 going on there, but that was an elegant looking car, if somewhat cheaper to buy these days than the Ghost.) The car’s hand-welded aluminium structure means that its body has a seamless flow to it, interrupted only by its windows. Well, as reductionist as this car is we can hardly do without those.

New for 2022 is a Black Badge version (images 1-6 above). Wraith and last-gen Ghost were the first models to get Black Badge variants in 2016, followed by Dawn in 2017 and Cullinan in 2019 and Black Badge now accounts for more than 27 per cent of all Rolls Royce sales. It’s all about appealing to a new type of customer, a younger multi-millionaire, or as Rolls describes them: “In the 2020s, these women and men engage with luxury products on their own terms. They reject suits for streetwear, use blockchain not banks and influence the analogue world through their digital endeavours. In doing so, they have created new codes of luxury that resonate with their sensibilities: darker in aesthetic, assertive in character and bold in design.” Rolls Royce press releases really are the gifts that keep giving, aren’t they?

In layman terms Black Badge is a trim level that adds more luxury, more power, improved handling and a darkened aesthetic. In Rolls terms it’s “a permanent bespoke treatment to its motor cars. These products, which were launched in 2016, are darker in aesthetic, more urgent in personality and dramatic in material treatment.”

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What's the verdict?

Few cars turn the act of motorised forward motion into a more artful experience than the new Ghost. Beset with challenges as it is – not least from the rapidly expanding and ultra-quiet high-end EV – Rolls-Royce continues to go its own, somewhat idiosyncratic but always sublimely engineered way. There’s great charisma here, and a pleasing refusal to ram the Ghost full of every last piece of new tech. Less is more, provided it’s also better. By any objective measure – and plenty of subjectives ones – that’s the case here.

If you want a rip-snorting super-saloon you need to look elsewhere. But clearly that’s not the point here, Rolls Royce has built its reputation around producing the world’s most comfortable and luxurious cars, it’s not about to throw that in the bin. Even the Black Badge upgrades are a mere massage to the Ghost’s character, rather than a full organ transplant.

If you absolutely must have the most opulent of the opulent, there’s always the Phantom, but the Ghost does the same things just as well, and the Black Badge is the one to go for – a bit of marketing genius from Rolls that gently erodes the old-man image of old and points the Spirt of Ecstasy in a more future-proofed direction. Now, bring on Spectre.

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The vast majority of buyers who order a new Rolls-Royce customize the car to some extent — the sky is the limit, and we're not talking about the one embedded into the headliner. As 2023 draws to a close, the British brand is highlighting some of the coolest requests it received.

Rolls-Royce notes its Bespoke department received several unprecedented requests in 2023; one customer even asked for a special scent, and engineers had to develop several new paint processes. One of the highlights is the Phantom Syntopia, which the company labels "the most technically complex Bespoke commission ever undertaken." Created jointly with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, it explores a theme called "Weaving Water" with custom details on the hood, the dashboard, and the headliner, which took nearly 700 hours to make.

Travel inspired several Rolls-Royce customers in 2023. Three units of the Cullinan Black Badge Lucid Nights were built for the South Korean market and painted in Lime Green, Indy Red and Tucana Purple, respectively, as a tribute to the neon-lit streets of Seoul. Moving closer to the brand's headquarters, the one-off Phantom Cinque Terre features styling cues inspired by some of Italy's most touristic villages and the wine made in that region. The headliner notably incorporates a map of Italy embroidered with no less than 14,338 individual stitches.

Limited to 25 units, the Ghost Black Badge Ékleipsis Private Collection features styling cues from the world of astrology. It's finished in a color combination inspired by a total solar eclipse, and its headliner gains an animation that mimics an eclipse and lasts for seven and a half minutes. The dashboard gets a clock whose bezel incorporates a brilliant-cut 0.5-carat diamond — the first in Rolls-Royce's history.

Riding in the one-of-one Rose Blossom Phantom should feel like sitting in a summer garden, without the sunburn and the wasps trying to taste your drink. Rolls-Royce embroidered flowers into the dashboard and the headliner, and it added four species of butterfly (Swallowtail, Peacock, Common Blue and Duke of Burgundy) to bring the backdrop to life. The headliner in this car required over 200 hours of work.

Some buyers take a more personal approach to customization. One client celebrated a significant birthday by ordering a Cullinan that stands out with "some of the most elaborate use of mother-of-pearl ever seen in a Rolls-Royce." Known as the Pearl Cullinan, it's painted in a color that matches the owner's most prized pearl and fitted with picnic tables made with 1,351 separate pieces of mother-of-pearl laid by hand.

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Revel In The Artistry Of Rolls-Royce's Most Jaw-Dropping Bespoke Cars From 2023

Revel in the artistry of rolls-royce's most jaw-dropping bespoke cars from 2023, rolls-royce created a lot of truly incredible cars with unbelievable craftsmanship this year..

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With 6,021 cars sold in 2022, last year was Rolls-Royce’s best sales year of all time , marking the first time the company built more than 6,000 cars in its then 118-year history. Despite the Dawn and Wraith exiting production and the Spectre only entering production near the end of the year, total Rolls-Royce sales for 2023 were only down 3 percent through Q3.

Demand for custom specs and coachbuilt creations from Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke division is at an all-time high and still growing too, with order books filled for more than a year in advance and the average Rolls-Royce customer spending more than half a million Euro on their cars. More than 90 percent of all Rolls-Royces are so customized that they are essentially one-offs, and many are purposefully designed that way.

Regardless on how you feel about the cars themselves or the rich people who buy them, I think it’s impossible not to appreciate the design and engineering that goes into these Bespoke creations, not to mention the extraordinarily talented craftsmen and women that actually do the creating. Read on for a close look at Rolls-Royce’s most impressive Bespoke builds of 2023, and let us know in the comments which one is your favorite.

The Pearl Cullinan

Front 3/4 view of a rose gold Rolls-Royce Cullinan

We’re starting off strong with the “Pearl Cullinan,” which was commissioned by a son as a present for his father’s 90th birthday and is the first Bespoke car from Rolls’ new Private Office Dubai. The custom Pearl Rose paint is inspired by the most prized pearl in the owner’s extensive collection, and it has both metallic and pearlescent effects. This paint went through 30 iterations to get right, including testing to ensure it will be unaffected by heat and UV rays, and the color was perfected under lamps that mimic the sun of the Middle East. It also has a hand-painted Rose Gold coachline to match the rose gold Spirit of Ecstasy and door sills.

Mother-of-pearl marquetry trim in a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

The interior is finished with Cashmere Grey upholstery up front – where the father prefers to sit – while the rear cabin gets Ardent Red leather that is reminiscent to the materials used when pearls are presented. There’s Rose Gold embroidery throughout, and the custom fiber-optic starlight headliner depicts the night sky above the owner’s birthplace the moment he was born.

A mother-of-pearl picnic table in a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

But it’s the pearl detailing where this Cullinan gets really special. The Burr Walnut rear-seat picnic tables have inlays featuring 1,351 individually selected pieces of mother-of-pearl that are intricately arranged in a traditional Arabic design. Another mother-of-pearl inlay in the wood dashboard trim has the Arabic word for “father” at its center in stainless steel, and the center dial and surround for car’s clock is also finished in mother-of-pearl. Michelle Lusby, Rolls’ bespoke lead designer for the Dubai office, says this car’s use of mother-of-pearl“was a great creative and technical challenge.”

Phantom Syntopia

Iris van Herpen posing with the Rolls-Royce Phantom Syntopia

A collaboration with groundbreaking Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen that took four years of continuous development to complete, Rolls-Royce calls the Phantom Syntopia “the most technically complex bespoke commission ever undertaken.” The name is taken from van Herpen’s 2018 couture collection that was inspired by biomimicry in nature. On the outside, the one-off Liquid Noir paint has blue, gold, magenta and purple undertones depending on the light and viewing angle. This was achieved by overlaying Rolls’ darkest solid black paint with a mirror-like color-shifting pigment in the clearcoat, which required a new technique that took more than 3,000 hours to develop. Those pigments were carefully redistributed on the hood to give it van Herpen’s signature “Weaving Water” motif that is inspired by how light hits rippling water.

Detail shot of the headliner of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Syntopia

Described as “a creative and technical meeting of minds,” the Syntopia’s cabin has features handcrafted by both the Rolls-Royce team and van Herpen’s couturiers in her Amsterdam atelier. The Phantom Syntopia has the most technically challenging version of the starlight headliner that Rolls has ever created. Created using a single piece of flawless leather, which was chosen from more than 1,000 hides, has symmetrical cuts that reveal van Herpen’s “liquid metal” woven nylon fabric underneath.

Some of van Herpen’s team traveled to Goodwood to apply 162 glass organza petals to the headliner, which took almost 300 hours. Out of the 995 stars in the headliner, 187 of them are placed alongside the artwork and illuminate sequentially from back to front. In total, the headliner alone took nearly 700 hours of collective work.

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Every new Phantom has what Rolls-Royce calls the “Gallery” at the top of the dashboard. As the name implies, it’s a glass-faced sealed compartment into which customers can commission all manner of artwork, from sculptures to paintings and everything in between. For the Syntopia, van Herpen’s artists spent 60 hours applying another 85 petals by hand for the Gallery piece.

The fascia below the Gallery and the picnic tables also has Weaving Water artwork that was made by combining multiple coats of paint and lacquer that have different amounts of glass particles; the surface was first covered in black paint with 0.9% particles, then a clear coat with 1.4% particles was applied. It took four months to perfect the formula and three weeks to complete, and nine trials were done before choosing the ideal amount of glass particles: the entire car uses exactly one tablespoon.

Iris van Herpen sitting in the back seat of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Syntopia

The Syntopia harks back to the times where chauffeurs were widespread and the driver’s seat was made from hardwearing leather while the rear seats used luxurious fabrics. Up front, the Syntopia has Magic Grey leather with a lustrous finish, but the rear compartment uses a spectacularly sparkly silk-blend fabric that was created just for this car. Its pattern is inspired by how light reflects on water at night, and the seats are quilted with the Weaving Water technique. Similar to how embroidery is applied to the back of a textile to create tufting on fine furniture, this gives the seats three-dimensional depth while maintaining a smooth surface.

A model in an Iris van Herpen gown posing in front of a Rolls-Royce

The Syntopia is the first Rolls-Royce to have a bespoke scent, developed for the clients by an expert perfumer that’s now known as “the Nose of the Bespoke Collective.” A specially created and patented mechanism within the headrests was developed to release the fragrance and ensure it is released delicately and will be long-lasting. The scent is described as having a cedarwood base, which was sourced from the clients’ home area, with hints of Iris, leather, Patagonia rose and lemon.

The owners of the Syntopia will also receive a one-off garment designed by van Herpen that matches the Weaving Water theme. The piece will use the same elements as the car, like the liquid metal fabric and glass organza petals, laser-cut and hand-stitched in a way that looks like undulating waves. It will take six months total to create the dress.

Rose Blossom Phantom

Detail of the rose artwork on a Rolls-Royce Phantom dashboard

Did you know that Rolls-Royce grows its own roses at its Goodwood headquarters? The Phantom Rose is bred exclusively for the brand, and this one-off Rose Blossom Phantom is inspired by the flower. Colorful embroidered roses are found in the Gallery, and all of the wood marquetry has hand-installed rose inlays.

Close-up shot of a Rolls-Royce headrest

The headliner has more embroidered roses, which took more than 200 hours to complete.

Close-up view of an artist creating embroidery

Look closely enough at the embroidery throughout the cabin and you’ll see four different species of butterfly among the flowers: Common Blue, Duke of Burgundy, Peacock and Swallowtail.

Ghost Ékleipsis

Front 3/4 view of a black Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce is making 25 of the Ghost Ékleipsis, which is inspired by “the drama, spectacle and mystery” of the solar eclipse. The Lyrical Copper paint becomes brightly iridescent when light hits it, and the exterior has Mandarin orange accents that Rolls says is like “the intense pulses of sunlight witnessed as the eclipse progresses.” The Mandarin coachline has an abstract design that represents the darkness brought by the moon obscuring the sun.

Black and orange rear seat of a Rolls-Royce Ghost

The seats were created in Mandarin leather upholstery that was tinted black; Rolls’ artists then created more than 200,000 individual perforations in the leather to reveal the orange underneath. Rolls says this pattern was dreamt up using computation design tools and then refined over seven different iterations, to perfectly capture the feeling of the 360-degree sunset illusion that happens during an eclipse.

The dashboard clock of a Rolls-Royce Ghost

The dashboard fascia has 1,846 laser-etched stars that show the timeline of a total eclipse; one designer alone was tasked with individually positioning and sizing each each star, and the whole process took more than 100 hours. For the first time in company history, Rolls fitted a gemstone in the dashboard clock’s bezel – the brilliant-cut 0.5-carat diamond is positioned at the clock’s edge, representing the “diamond ring effect” when a single point of light is visible on the moon’s outline before it totally obscures the sun. The diamond assembly required rigorous testing, and it took more than 14 design iterations to get right.

The eclipse-themed headliner of a Rolls-Royce Ghost

Most impressive is the starlight headliner, which appears at first like one of the “regular” starlight headliners. When the doors close and the engine starts, the stars darken and an animation sequence begins, reenacting the motion and movement of a solar eclipse. A circle of 940 stars is created, like the corona of light that forms around the moon’s silhouette, and it’s surrounded by 192 additional illuminated stars like the ones in the daytime sky that are only viewable during an eclipse.

The animation lasts 7 minutes and 31 seconds – the maximum possible length of a real-life eclipse – and then the headliner reverts back to the standard star pattern. Rolls-Royce says the Ékleipsis’ headliner took a year to develop, and the Bespoke team had to produce three physical prototypes to get it right.

Cullinan Blue Shadow

Front 3/4 view of a blue Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Another car themed around our wonderful planet’s sky, Rolls-Royce is building 62 units of the Cullinan Blue Shadow. It’s inspired by the Kármán line, the point 62 miles above the Earth’s surface where the atmosphere ends and space begins. The Stardust Blue paint is new, and the grille surround and other exterior trim pieces are in a satin finish that echoes the Space Shuttle’s heat shields. The Spirit of Ecstasy is 3D printed out of titanium and features a blue lacquer that adds color while still showing the metal’s texture.

Dashboard view of a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

The fascia and door panels are made up of six layers of paint to represent the transition from sky to space – five different blues and a deep black to create a 3D effect – plus a clearcoat finish that has blue and clear glass particles in it. (Rolls-Royce says even the ratio was precisely chosen: exactly 0.05%) The clock is unique to the Blue Shadow, too.

Image showing the headliner and front seats of a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

The black leather seats feature Rolls-Royce’s first custom perforation, which is designed to look like Earth as viewed from space. Two different sizes of perforations are used (0.8mm and 1.2mm), with the larger representing the sea and the smaller representing land, while the blank spaces in between represent the clouds. It took two weeks to design the pattern to make sure the design aligned throughout the entire cabin, and each seat has more than 75,000 perforations that were placed by hand. The backs of the picnic tables are also perforated, and the tables have a sparkling glass finish.

Close-up view of the perforated seat of a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

As you might expect by now, the Blue Shadow also has a spectacular headliner. The front has an embroidered depiction of the moon, using five different colors of thread and multiple techniques to create the three-dimensional craters and surface. The moon embroidery is made of 250,000 separate stitches and takes two days to complete. Surrounding the moon are 1,183 stars – 799 white ones and 384 blue ones – and Rolls-Royce upped the intensity of the star’s twinkling effect.

Phantom Cinque Terre

Front 3/4 view of a Rolls-Royce Phantom in Italy

This one-off Phantom is a celebration of the Cinque Terre region of Italy, a coastal area in the northwest of the country that’s known for its wineries. The Ligurian Blue paint is accented with a double coachline in Jasmine and Navy Blue that has a hand-painted grape motif.

Detail view of embroidered grapes on a Rolls-Royce door

Step into the back seats and you’re greeted by grape-branch embroidery on the rear doors, with each side having 9,215 individual stitches. The grapes are made with stain stitch, the threads being aligned to match the angle that light hits the surface to give them a life-like appearance, while the leaves are created with a flatter tatami stitch. The picnic tables also have grape inlays made with gold and stainless steel.

The Italy-themed headliner on a Rolls-Royce Phantom

The starlight headliner has an embroidered map of Italy at its center, created with 14,338 individual stitches. It took multiple iterations to figure out the best line weight for the embroidery – thin enough so the outline shows every minute detail of Italy, but wide enough so the thread can shimmer – and it took more than a month to finalize. Five stars along the coastline are positioned at the locations of the five different cliffside villages of the region.

A painting of an Italian village in a Rolls-Royce dashboard

The Phantom’s dashboard Gallery features a specially commissioned piece of art that represents the five villages. It was first sketched digitally, then airbrushed by hand with water-based acrylic paint and covered in coats of clear lacquer. Rolls says the artwork was positioned so it’s viewable from all occupants of the car. Inside the glove compartment you’ll find a silver panel with the villages debossed into it.

Ghost Champagne Rose

Side view of a pink Rolls-Royce Ghost

This pink Ghost was commissioned for an influencer client whose online persona is @champagnerose , and the paint was created to match her signature color. The leather is also pink, and the single-tone Champagne Rose paint is found on the interior trim as well. Rolls says getting the color right for both exterior and interior applications is “exceptionally complex,” as your eyes see slight variations even if the color is exactly the same throughout, so multiple formulations of the paint were developed for the different uses.

Manchester Ghost

Side view of a silver Rolls-Royce Ghost

Another one-off, this Ghost was commissioned by the brand’s Manchester dealership, celebrating the city in which Charles Rolls and Henry Royce first met in the Midland Hotel on May 4 1904 and agreed to build cars together. The Silver paint is accented by bright teal Turchese coachlines and accents, and a design inspired by the Manchester Bee symbol is found on the D-pillar.

The rear seat of a Rolls-Royce Ghost with bee accents

Locations of different Manchester landmarks are embroidered into the rear seat center, and each seat has Turchese accents with both tone-on-tone and colored embroidered bees. Graphene was first isolated in Manchester, so the headliner has a lattice pattern inspired by the material.

The illuminated fascia of a Manchester-themed Rolls-Royce Ghost

The illuminated dashboard fascia is comprised of 10,000 laser-etched dots that create “an ethereal view” of Manchester from the sky. The largest of the dots is placed in the location of the Midland Hotel, and the inscription in the fascia is a reference to Tony Walsh’s poem “This is the Place,” which is a tribute to Manchester.

Wraith Black Arrow

Side view of a grey and black Rolls-Royce Wraith

The Wraith coupe ended production this year, so Rolls-Royce created 12 of this Black Arrow special edition to celebrate its last V12-powered coupe ever. Its design is inspired by the Thunderbolt, a land-speed record car from the 1930s that used Rolls-Royce V12 airplane engines. The Black Arrow is the first time Rolls has used gradient exterior paint, with the finish starting with Celebration Silver and transitioning to Black Diamond, the latter of which has a glass-infused layer on top. The high-gloss lacquer required over 12 hours of polishing to get right, giving the paint a texture that recalls the surface of the Bonneville Salt Flats. Rolls’ Bespoke designers and engineers spent 18 months developing and testing the gradient paint, which the company says is one of the most complex paints it has ever created. Bright Yellow accents on the exterior throw back to the Thunderbolt’s livery, and the painted V-struts behind the grille are another Rolls first.

The dashboard and yellow seats of a Rolls-Royce Wraith

The dashboard fascia is made from a single sheet of black-coated aluminum; engraved into it is an exploded view of the V12 engine, with the engraving technique revealing the bright finish behind. A polished aluminum speedform model of the Thunderbolt is preserved under glass in the center console, and the starlight headliner has 2,117 stars – the most ever – that depict the Milky Way and the stars over the Salt Flats on the date of the Thunderbolt’s final record in 1938.

The Salt Flats-inspired door panel of a Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce used a new Club leather finish for the armrests, door panels, dashboard trim and other pieces that has a brighter sheen and deeper colors than the typical natural-grain leather of the seats. This finish also emphasizes the leather’s natural markings. The huge door panels have open-pore black wood that uses 320 lasered marquetry pieces that mimic the Salt Flat surface.


12 Most Expensive Rolls-Royce Cars Of All Time, Ranked

Posted: September 30, 2023 | Last updated: November 6, 2023

Few, if any, other luxury marques command such prestige among the world's richest as Rolls-Royce . The brand's cars are a global symbol of wealth, both old money and new money, often commanding price tags an order of magnitude above what the rest of us could ever justify spending on a car. They're built to accommodate the whims of the most demanding customers, and as a result, they're usually highly personalized to their original buyers.

When it comes to resale, this has a polarizing effect — lesser Rolls-Royce models often depreciate hugely in value since their eye-watering high running costs and custom finishes make them less attractive to used buyers. However, those considered to be the best examples of the brand's output often do the opposite, appreciating in value to figures way beyond what many people could ever expect to earn in their lifetimes.

In recent years, Rolls-Royce has made sure that its wealthiest buyers don't just have to spend their cash on classics either — the most loyal among them get access to the brand's VIP program and, therefore, the chance to commission a custom-made, coach-built car. Whether they're sought-after classics or modern bespoke creations, these 12 Rolls-Royces are among the most expensive ever sold.

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Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Skiff – $1.12 Million

With any vintage car, there are two key things that collectors always look for: originality and uniqueness. The skiff-bodied Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP sold at a Bonhams auction in 2015 delivered both of those things in spades, being in mostly unrestored condition despite being over 100 years old. This was partly because it spent a significant portion of its existence in Egypt, where the hot, dry climate kept it better preserved. Although it wasn't the company's first model, the 40/50 HP Silver Ghost is considered to be the car that cemented its automaker's reputation as one of the world's finest.

Over 7,800 examples of the 40/50 HP Silver Ghost were produced in total, but it's thought that very few, if any, examples survive with a wooden skiff body. It's not known exactly when the current body was fitted to the car — Bonhams states it's likely to have been somewhere between 1919 and 1923 — but the chassis was first delivered in 1914. After plenty of buyer interest, the car eventually crossed the block at auction for 7.475 million Danish Krone, or roughly $1.12 million.

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Drophead Coupé Adaptation – $1.14 Million

Rolls-Royces have long been the rides of choice for Hollywood's biggest names, but very few stars have appeared in movies alongside their beloved cars. The Silver Cloud III Drophead Coupé Adaptation auctioned by RM Sotheby's in 2021 can count itself among that elite club, having featured alongside its owner Sophia Loren in 1963's "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." Bought new for Loren by her husband, the car served as her personal vehicle alongside its onscreen role and is one of just 25 left-hand drive examples made.

It was originally finished in Steel Blue but was subject to a restoration in 2004 and repainted the much darker shade that it presented with at auction. However, the engine remained original, and it still wore its original license plate. The auction, held in the tiny European principality of Liechtenstein, saw bidding reach 1,045,625 Swiss Francs, around $1.14 million at the time.

Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Piccadilly Roadster – $1.33 Million

The Silver Ghost Piccadilly Roadster sold at Bonhams in 2022 was nearly destroyed so many times that its chassis was nicknamed "The Lucky Dog." The chassis was built in Rolls-Royce's American factory and its bodywork was completed by Merrimac. It was first delivered in 1926, but only a few years into its existence, it had its first set of misfortunes. In 1932, it was stolen in New York but later recovered. Then, the following year, it was involved in a traffic collision but escaped mostly unharmed.

It then remained in New York for several decades before ending up in a parts yard and nearly scrapped. It was saved by a noted Rolls-Royce collector, but its body was then transferred onto the chassis of a Phantom I, where it remained for another few decades. The original chassis and drivetrain were also kept by the collector, then bounced around owners for another few years after he passed in 2003. By 2015, a new owner had managed to buy both the bodywork and the original chassis back from separate owners and set to work reuniting them. The work took years, but finally, the car was put back together as it was originally built and then sold at auction. This most unlikely of survivors eventually fetched $1.325 million.

Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Berline – $1.76 Million

The Phantom II was already a rare model, with only 1,767 examples built, but the Phantom II Continental Berline sold by Gooding & Company in 2016 is even rarer. In fact, it's believed to be completely unique, being the only Phantom II to be bodied by coachbuilders Figoni et Falaschi. It was built in 1932 and appeared at the prestigious Deauville Concours d'Elegance seven years later, winning the first of its many concours awards.

It was originally commissioned by the Prince of Nepal, who had been exiled from his country at the time. Under its long hood was a 7.7L six-cylinder engine, making 120 horsepower, a highly impressive figure for its day. Although it's one of the most expensive Rolls-Royces ever sold, it didn't actually meet its auction estimate on the day. The hammer went down at $1.76 million, while it was estimated to fetch anywhere between $1.8 million and $2.2 million.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Coupé By Freestone & Webb – $2.42 Million

The original owner of this 1933 one-off coupe, Sir John Leigh, was one of Rolls-Royce's most loyal customers of the era. Like most Rolls-Royces of its era, the chassis and drivetrain were built by the automaker itself, and then the car was sent off to a coachbuilder for bodywork. In this case, that coachbuilder was Freestone & Webb, of which Leigh was also a regular client.

After more than a decade of ownership, the car was sold off so Leigh could purchase a new Phantom III. Over the decades, it changed hands several times and was remarkably purchased twice by new owners who stopped the existing owner at the side of the road and simply asked to buy it there and then. After 80 years of careful owners keeping the car in pristine condition, it appeared at an RM Sotheby's auction in 2013, where it fetched $2.42 million.

Rolls-Royce Phantom IV Limousine Princess Margaret – $2.47 Million

The Phantom IV is the rarest generation of Rolls-Royce's flagship line — only 18 examples were ever produced, all built for royalty or heads of state. The most valuable of those to appear at auction was the personal car of Princess Margaret of the British royal family , with the car fetching 2.255 million Swiss Francs (around $2.47 million) at RM Sotheby's in 2021. Its coachwork was completed by Rolls-Royce's in-house coachbuilder, H.J. Mulliner, and featured several unique modifications made at the request of the Princess.

Electrically operated fabric blinds were fitted for privacy, while a police siren and flagpole were fitted for royal duties. It remained in official service until 1967 when it was sold to a dealer in London. It's unknown exactly why it was sold — most British state cars are kept under royal ownership. Strangely enough, its new private owners hired it out to film shoots and weddings, all while unaware of its previous owner, as the selling dealer had been sworn to secrecy. It was eventually bought by a noted Rolls-Royce collector in 2003 and has been kept in private collections since then, although it's been occasionally shown in that time.

Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Pullman Limousine – $2.54 Million

One of the most expensive examples of the 40/50 HP Silver Ghost ever sold at auction, the Pullman Limousine fetched $2.535 million through Gooding & Co. in 2021. Its high price was primarily down to its originality — its upholstery, despite being 111 years old at the time of sale, was all original and had never been restored.

Its bodywork was also original, as was, of course, the chassis and engine. The engine in question was a 7.5-liter six-cylinder making, as the car's name suggests, 50 horsepower. The value collectors place on originality can be clearly seen when comparing a similar car also offered by Gooding & Co. in 2023.

Despite being the same chassis, year, and overall condition, the latter car had been subject to a restoration and so wasn't original. As a result, it was estimated to fetch between $500,000 and $600,000. However, even at just a fifth the value of the all-original car, it failed to attract a high enough bid and didn't sell.

Rolls-Royce 10 HP – $7.04 Million

There are few vintage Rolls-Royces more special than chassis 20154, a 10-horsepower model sold at Bonhams in 2007. It's the oldest known surviving Rolls-Royce and only the fourth ever made. It was displayed at shows in Paris and London to attract customers to the then-fledgling company before being eventually sold to private ownership. It remained in use until 1930 with various owners when it was parked and reportedly used as a movable barrier during wartime to prevent enemy forces from landing in a nearby field.

It was eventually bought and restored in 1950 by Oliver Langton, a well-known motorcycle racer, and remained in his ownership until 1978. From then on, it was kept by another owner until its appearance at the auction. It sold for £3,521,500 (roughly $7.04 million at the time), becoming the most expensive Rolls-Royce 10 HP to ever cross the block in the process.

Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Double Pullman Limousine The Corgi – $7.48 Million

The Corgi earned its nickname as it was the car chosen by the makers of the Corgi diecast line to be the model on which its toy cars were based. A 1912 40/50HP Double Pullman Limousine, it was originally bought by a London-based client who already boasted another 40/50 HP in his collection. Its coachwork was completed by Barker, and it's thought to be the only surviving example featuring the coachbuilder's design.

Unlike many other cars of its era, the Corgi was never rebuilt with a different chassis or bodywork, staying in complete form since its inception. Even during a restoration carried out around the turn of the century, it was not disassembled, as its condition was so good that it didn't need to be. The car that shaped millions of toy vehicles commanded a suitably exceptional premium when it sold at Bonhams in 2012, fetching £4,705,500, or around $7.48 million.

Rolls-Royce Sweptail – $12.9 Million

While there may well have been more expensive classic Rolls-Royces sold in private deals, the Corgi remains the most expensive to hit public auctions. However, it's not the most expensive Rolls-Royce ever sold — in fact, the automaker itself has created cars that cost considerably more. One of those cars is the one-off Sweptail , which was built to the wishes of a VIP client. It takes styling inspiration from the great Rolls-Royces of the '20s and '30s and became the first in a line of ultra-exclusive coachbuilt cars when it was finished in 2017.

Almost every element on the car is bespoke, even down to the "O8" license plate, which was milled from solid pieces of aluminum. Rolls-Royce never officially revealed how much the car cost, although reports at the time suggested a price tag of around £10 million (roughly $12.9 million). The brand's CEO refused to confirm this figure to Autocar  but said, "You can easily write [that] this is probably the most expensive new car ever." Of course, that's no longer true, as Rolls-Royce has since unveiled more coachbuilt specials with even more eye-watering price tags.

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail – $28 Million

In a 2021 announcement detailing the official revival of its coachbuilding division, Rolls-Royce also announced its most expensive car up to that point, the Boat Tail. Like the Sweptail before it, it was based on the platform of the Phantom but featured all-new bodywork, a canopy roof, and yacht-inspired design touches. All in all, 1,813 new parts were created for the Boat Tail, with many of those created for the "hosting suite" at the rear, complete with a parasol.

Just developing the rear suite reportedly took nine months, with the whole car taking years to go from idea to reality. Only three examples of the Boat Tail were made, each with heavy input from their respective owners. Alongside the car, owners also got a matching watch designed to compliment the colors and finish of each example. Unsurprisingly, Rolls-Royce didn't disclose a price tag for the car but reports peg its cost close to $30 million.

Rolls-Royce Droptail – $30 Million

Unveiled earlier in 2023, the Droptail is Rolls-Royce's latest and greatest coach-built car , and if reports are anything to go by, the most expensive. Four examples of the car are set to be built, with each one different from the next. Developing it reportedly took four years, with Rolls-Royce working closely with its VIP clients to design a car exactly to their tastes. The first of the four to be revealed, La Rose Noire, sports a custom Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch valued at $200,000 and a custom mount in the dash in which to place it.

The exterior is finished in a shade called "True Love," which reportedly comprises 150 layers of paint. Unlike previous coachbuilt cars, the Droptail's performance has also been upgraded slightly over the standard Phantom. An extra 30 horsepower has been coaxed out of the twin-turbo V12 engine, although statistics as vulgar as 0–60 mph time or top speed have been left out of the brand's press release. Focusing on performance is missing the point of the car anyway — this is purely about creating something as opulent as possible and heralding a new golden era of Rolls-Royce coachbuilding in the process.

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2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre Is Ultimate Luxury

The battery-electric Rolls-Royce is as silent as a ghost.

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The company’s latest machine bears the name Spectre, which is fitting with its quiet EV powertrain: a pair of electric motors that rely on a 102-kWh battery pack for energy. This ultra-luxe cruiser rides on optional 23-inch wheels, which actually cost the Spectre range.

On this episode of Quick Spin , Autoweek’s Mark Vaughn hops behind the wheel of the all-electric Rolls-Royce, takes you on a guided tour of the ’24 Spectre, and highlights some of his favorite features. Later, Vaughn takes you along on a live drive review of this all-electric Rolls-Royce, then chats about it with host Wesley Wren. Closing the show, the pair discuss the big ticket price, and they break down what makes this Rolls-Royce Spectre special.

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A symbol of pure expression

Express your unique character with Ghost — a pristine blank canvas for personalisation. Its minimalist sensibility and pure aesthetic presents infinite Bespoke possibilities for every individual. Through ambitious creativity, transform Ghost into a singular statement that boldly reflects your colourful personality.

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Colour and Character

Enliven Ghost’s seamless surface with bold and expressive hues. Whether selected from our Bespoke colour palette or inspired by a personal possession, your chosen paint is an extension of your individual spirit. Along the profile, a hand-painted Coachline acts as your very own personal signature.

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The marque’s iconic Starlight Headliner transforms the roof into a transfixing skyscape. The celestial scene is customisable, with Rolls-Royce craftspeople able to design specific constellations animated by wondrous colour.

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Captivating in essence

The high-gloss Illuminated Fascia is a masterful display of mesmerising craftsmanship. When Ghost is in operation, the wordmark is enlivened by the brilliance of 850 three-dimensional stars. When Ghost is at rest, the star field dims, and the fascia seemingly disappears into the abyss of the night.

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Expressive Motion

Adorn the tyres with a classic white pinstripe and radiate elegance while in motion. At the wheel’s centre, Rolls-Royce’s self-levelling monogram is circled by a delicate halo of colour chosen upon commission.

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In the light of day and in the dark of the night, the Illuminated Grille emits a divine glow, bestowing the motor car with a distinctive, 24-hour identity.

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The esteemed Spirit of Ecstasy gracefully emerges directly through the bonnet. Her silhouette is realised with a selection of striking materials, ensuring her powerful stance complements your character and any exterior finish.

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A tailored Realm

Ghost’s minimalist sentiment flows seamlessly from exterior to interior. Personalise its refined cabin with colours and details that speak to your style.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. is a separate legal entity from Rolls-Royce PLC and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BMW Group. Based at Goodwood near Chichester in West Sussex, it commenced business on 1st January 2003 as its new global production facility. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars manufactures and sells the worlds pinnacle super-luxury automobiles, including the Phantom, Ghost, Wraith, Dawn and Cullinan models. 

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