Rolls-Royce has provided its first glimpse of the Wraith, a new coupe version of the Ghost.
While the Wraith will be officially unveiled in March at Geneva Motor Show, Rolls-Royce seems intent on milking the publicity surrounding the vehicle, it says will be its most powerful ever.
Here's the company's PR spin on the release of today's teaser image:
"The graceful silhouette gives expression to a bold and thoroughly contemporary luxury motor car. Flowing lines hint at the extraordinary power and dynamic promise of the most powerful Rolls-Royce in history, yet also highlight design cues that can be traced through the model generations.
"Rolls-Royce Wraith evokes the pioneering spirit and lust for adventure that drove company forefather the Honourable Charles Rolls - the consummate gentleman racer. But like Rolls, Wraith will also be steeped in the trappings of luxury and opulence.
"When Wraith is present, for that fleeting moment, the world will stand still."
It is expected the Wraith will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12 petrol engine and will 5.2 metres long.
The Wraith name was first used by Rolls-Royce in 1938.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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