Rolls Royce has pulled the sheets off of the Ghost, which was known as the 200EX during its concept phase. The mini-Phantom looks undoubtedly like a Rolls, but as a smaller vehicle it has incorporated a lot of new, modern design features. The familiar grille is flanked by slimmed xenon headlights, which are further augmented with contrasting satin silver paint that extends past the hood and seems to wrap around the car’s a-pillars. The car has a sleeker profile than its big brother, and is almost two feet shorter; it is said to share approximately 20% of its underpinnings with the current BMW 7-series. Inside is typical Rolls paradise: veneered picnic tables, lambswool floormats, and massaging seats are just some of the goodies that set the Ghost apart from its competition. Techies will be happy to hear that Goodwood has packed its newest car with all the latest gadgets. Night vision, adaptive cruise control, and a bevy of cameras assist various parking and lane-changing situations. Power comes from an all-new 6.6-liter turbocharged V12, which will produce 563bhp and 575lb/ft of torque and mates to an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission. The Ghost debuts this week at the Frankfurt auto show.
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