Rolls-Royce Wraith Debuts in Geneva [videos]

The all-new Rolls-Royce Wraith, which is essentially a Ghost coupe with two doors and a sweeping fastback design has been unveiled to the public at the Geneva Motor Show. The Wraith is Rolls-Royce’s answer to Bentley Continental GT, though with a starting price of 245,000 euros (£215k) it is roughly 65 grand more than the top of the range Continental GT Speed.

Under the long bonnet is a 624bhp V12 engine mated to 8-speed automatic ZF transmission. 0-60 mph comes in 4.4 seconds, a 0.3 sec improvement compared with the 563 bhp Ghost.

The Wraith also features a Satellite Aided Transmission, a technology that uses GPS mapping data to ensure the correct gear is always pre-selected for the road terrain ahead and a

The coach doors reveal a luxurious interior with softest Phantom-grade leathers, expanses of wood called Canadel Panelling and a Starlight Headliner, a Bespoke feature with 1,340 fibre optic lamps hand-woven into the roof lining.

First cars will reach their new owners in the final quarter of 2013.

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