The 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith is a vehicle that is as expensive and exclusive in the same manner as it gets. It has much of it that one can say about but it is the price that overshadows it all. But in fact once you get a bit into the details you kind of a see where does it all go and what kind of a vehicle it actually is. Perhaps the performance is its weakest side but it has not been built of that as it provides the most capable kind of comfort specs that one wishes to see out of a car like this one.
What the makers and designers of Rolls-Royce have pulled together in their latest Wraith vehicle is the blend between modern technology and traditional craftsmanship. This compares to a very lavishly styled coupe vehicle that does not make any excuses in bringing an excess of additions to its final product. But keep in mind that the optional equipment does not come cheap, you can add more than $300,000 of equipment if you add too much of it if you decide to take it too far.
The vehicle takes its own design language and makes it into something that you can only expect from a vehicle that is a Rolls-Royce brand. This is a design that is made for comfort and will give you all the necessary comfort enhancement that you wish it to have. This review will help you with all the details concerning the looks, the specs and the performance of the vehicle and also give you a more accurate look on the pricing as well.
2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith exterior
The design of the newest 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith is going to share a similar kind of a elegant design that is seen in the Ghost and the Dawn convertible brands. The look has been characterized with a simple-but-bold grille and rectangular headlights which are features both at the front side and the back side of the vehicle, The car is slab sided but has a bluff and a neatly sculpted tail. It will feature the same two-tone color pattern that Rolls-Royce has used through its history for the better part of its existence. The car is defined by being mostly sporty looking but there is a lot of retro features and details that actually soot the Rolls-Royce vehicles more than an overall sport style.
There are several details that add to the past models of Rolls-Royce vehicle and emphasize its legacy. One of the most apparent one is the “coach” doors that make it to the design. Some would actually call them and describes them as “suicide” doors but as this is a Rolls-Royce brand it is better to describe them as being coach. This is not just a unique nod to the past models but also offers a lot of use as it makes entering and exiting the vehicle much easier and appropriate than any other car which has regular doors. The Wraith has total dimensions of 17 feet but it is thanks to its design that masks its actual size with fine craftsmanship.
As it is the case with most of the Rolls Royce vehicle so will the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith have a superior interior setup. Making the cars much more comfortable than the ones which are meant for mere mortals is what Rolls-Royce does. They have instilled a unique sense of style which is familiar to only these kinds of vehicle. The newest Wraith is not ambivalent to this concept as well as it also adopts a superior interior design. The fine design will certainly not disappoint any user of the car as it offers a very rich and fulfilling inside like any other.
The car incorporates a top-notch interior which is upgraded with soft leather, finely crafted woods, and machined metal trim elements that surround all the occupants of the inside of the car from each side. The car comes with a highly customizable offer which adds you the option of adding almost anything that you can think of inside. The list of optional features is already a long one but if you decided to special order your vehicle you can perhaps opt for some which are not mentioned on the list still. Some of the special kind of options which is unique to this setup is a fiber-optic light system that mimics a star-filled night sky. Those who prefer the real thing may opt for a fixed glass roof with a leather sun blind.
Like most the vehicle from the Rolls-Royce lineup, particularly the Ghost, so is the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith built on a BMW 7-Series platform. This makes it available for the vehicle to incorporate the use of a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V-12 engine rated at 624 horsepower. The vehicle can speed up to 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. It is also able to speed up to its electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. The powertrain combines with a ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic transmission which also enhances its EPA ratings. They amount to 5 mpg combined (13 mpg in the city and 21 highway) as the estimations say.
Price and release date
The upcoming 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith is going to be one of the jewels of the car industry and as such a fitting price is in order. The base MSRP rating is set at 304,350 USD which can easily climb even further depending on the unique additions you decide to fit it with. All in all, the car makes its debut this year but its release date is set at the end of it so make sure you get your order on time.