British ultra-luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has launched the facelifted version of the Ghost Series II luxury car in India. The car is priced at Rs 4.50 crore, (ex-showroom Mumbai. The car was originally unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and later made a debut at a gala dinner at Radius ONE BKC, Mumbai.
The Ghost Series II comes clad in a subtle design changes and among the changes, the most noticeable one is the new LED powered rectangular headlamps instead of the round main headlamps. The car also gets new 21- inch alloys with new paint shades and a new rear bumper.
In its extended wheelbase specification, the car measures 5,569 mm in length, 1,948 mm in width, 1,550 mm in height and 3,465 mm in wheelbase.
Under the hood, the Ghost Series II continues with the 563PS/780Nm 6.6-litre twin turbo V12 motor which promises to give a power output power of 536hp and can attain a top speed of 250 km/h. The 8-speed automatic transmission can now pre-select gears based on the terrain ahead using the satellite navigation of the car. The Ghost Series II can attain 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds with a top speed of 250km/h.
The British car maker, which entered the Indian market in 2005, currently sells three models - Phantom, Ghost and Wraith, through five dealerships across the country. The company is planning to expand its dealership network in the country in the coming years. -Devashree Goenka