Based on the current Rolls-Royce Coupe, the new 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith offers the same shooting brake-style roof as the gorgeous Bentley Continental GT and even has its rear part clearly inspired by the archrival’s sporty grand-tourer. The price is very different, though. Unveiled this week during the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland, the car will probably go on sale in Q3 at an estimated price of some €250,000: almost 1.5 times more expensive than the current Continental.
It is reported that the British-based ultra-luxury brand is seriously pondering an introduction of a smaller Rolls-Royce for the next model year. Although their “full-size” limousines enjoy great success among the wealthier crowd, it looks like BMW, RR’s current owner, wants to make an even bigger profit from the brand by introducing a vehicle that will possibly target Bentley, its long time archrival, which is owned by Volkswagen.
Okay, Mansory is at it again. Right after presenting a pimped-up version of the 2007 Bentley Continental GTC, the German tuning studio has unveiled a modified Rolls Royce. Probably inspired by the exploits of the infamous rapper Xzibit, the Brand-based tuning specialist decided to use the usual set of flashy ingredients. They got some matte black paint, threw in some chrome, added black rims with heavily tinted “privacy” glass all around and served it cold.
Although the new Rolls-Royce 101EX super-luxury grand-tourer poses as a concept (traditionally, the EX stands for experimental model in RR’s classification), there is a good chance that the car will actually find its first buyers in the year 2008 as a Phantom Coupe.